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Volunteers Clear Seabed in Iconic Mykonos Quarter

A group of volunteer divers cleaned the sea bed in front of the iconic Little Venice quarter at the capital of Mykonos on Sunday. The volunteers of the environmental group "All For Blue" managed to locate and pull out dozens...

Giant Mushroom Found on Greek Mountain in Western Macedonia

While spending his August holiday exploring the forests around Mount Voio, located in the Western Macedonian region of Kastoria, Michalis Lalos came across a mushroom unlike any found in the supermarket. The gargantuan fungus weighed 8.15 kg (nearly 18...

The Unparalleled Beauty of the Tzoumerka Cave

The cave in Tzoumerka, Epirus is one of the most impressive and most visited natural wonders of Greece and an ideal destination all year round. It is located three kilometers from Pramanta, west of Stroggoula, and at an altitude of...

Fire Rages in East Mani; 5 Communities Evacuated

A wildfire that broke out on Saturday afternoon in the forest area of ​​Lagada in Eastern Mani is still raging, forcing the residents of five communities to evacuate as a precaution. The fire is burning on two fronts, without threatening...

Perseid Meteor Shower Will Streak Through Greek Skies Tonight

Greeks are preparing for the night of the Perseids, that time every year when we can view the brightest falling stars that are visible to the naked eye, with their long tails that light up the sky like stray...

Eight Dead, 2,000 Homes Destroyed, Millions in Damage from Flood on Greek Island of Evia

One day after the destructive floods in Evia finds the north of the island cut off completely from the center and south, 2,000 homes destroyed, most of the island without drinking water, and millions in damage. A total of...

Greek PM Mitsotakis to Visit Evia Disaster Area on Monday

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is to visit Evia on Monday to assess the situation. Massive floods left seven people dead and one missing while hundreds of others have suffered from this natural disaster. "I express my deep sorrow for...

The Most Private Beach in Greece

Greece is full of wonderful beaches, from long sandy ones packed with sun worshippers to small coves that form little natural sanctuaries away from the rest of the world. One of the most special examples of the latter is...

Floods in Evia, Greece Leave 7 Dead – a Baby Among Them – and One Missing

The storm system Thalia that hit Greece affected Evia the hardest of any region in the country - leaving 7 people dead - including an infant  - and one missing on Sunday, as of the time of this report....

Greek Scientists Find Coronavirus Lockdowns Have Reduced Earth's Seismic Activity

Measures taken across the world to restrict vehicular traffic and public movement in order to reduce the spread of the coronavirus have begun to have a positive impact on the environment -- and even on the Earth itself --...