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Biden Introduces Stricter Pollution Rules in Move to Push Electric Cars

President Joe Biden is introducing newer, stricter pollution laws in an attempt to phase out gas cars and make electric cars the dominant mode of personal transportation in America. Biden's strategy is to use tailpipe regulations to edge the public over to electric vehicles from their gas-fueled counterparts. Biden sees this move as the key to reducing the pollution that is contributing to global warming.

Greece Bans Single-Use Plastics to Protect Environment

Greece is banning a large variety of single-use plastics on Saturday in a move to make the country more environmentally friendly.

Strange “Sea Snot” Takes Over Marmara Sea in Turkey

"Sea snot" has taken over the Marmara Sea near Istanbul in Turkey.

Greece’s Marine Environment Gets New Lease on Life, Scientists Say

Greece's marine life populations have faced a period of revival due to the travel restrictions imposed globally to manage the coronavirus pandemic. Covid-19 restrictions are having visibly positive repercussions on marine life in Greece, as they have brought about not...

Earth Day Climate Summit Invites World Leaders to Take Action

US President Biden is hosting a meeting of the world's leaders titled the "Leaders Summit on Climate" on Thursday and Friday.

Earth Hour: When the World Turned its Lights Off for One Hour

To send a message to the world about the importance of saving the planet, people all over the world turned off the lights at "Earth Hour."

Santorini Shipwreck an Environmental Time Bomb Ready to Explode

The Santorini shipwreck of the cruise ship MS Sea Diamond has been a permanent feature of the Greek islands for the last 14 years.

Greece Bans Plastic in Public Sector

Greece will ban plastic in the public sector as of February 1, Natural Environment and Waters Secretary Constantine Aravossis announced.

Greek Climate Activist Named Europe’s "Young Champion of the Earth" by UN

Lefteris Arapakis, a 26-year old Greek climate activist and entrepreneur, was named "Young Champion of the Earth" for Europe by the United Nations on December 11. A graduate of the Athens University of Economics and Business, in 2017 Arapakis co-founded...

Greek Teenager Dedicates Life to Fighting Pollution and Cleaning Beaches

Thirteen-year-old Zisis Vagousis has dedicated several years of his life to cleaning coastal beaches, with his goal being to remove harmful plastic waste from the seabed. In an interview with 104.9 FM Athens Radio, the young teenager explained the reasoning...