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Thousands of Goats Munching Parts of Greece's Samothrace Island into a Moonscape

On the Greek island of Samothraki, in the north Aegean Sea, goats are now posing an imminent threat to the natural environment as a result of overgrazing, according to a new Associated Press (AP) report. Goats far outnumber humans on...

Greek Government Announces Measures to Improve Samothrace Transport

The Greek government announced five measures on Monday afternoon which it hopes will address the problem of transportation between the island of Samothrace and the port of Alexandroupolis on the Greek mainland. The government announced steps to deal with the issue following...

Government Meeting on Monday to Solve Samothrace Transportation Breakdown

Greece's State Minister George Gerapetritis will chair a meeting of ministers in Athens at Maximos Mansion on Monday to try to resolve the issue of transportation on the island of Samothrace, that left hundreds of tourists unable to reach...

Long Queues For Travelers Stranded on Samothraki Island

Hundreds of travelers who have remained stranded on the island for days formed huge queues at the port of Samothraki on Wednesday morning. This unfortunate incident occurred due to a combination of strong winds and a mechanical breakdown of the...

Greek Coast Guard Rescues 29 Migrants in Northern Aegean

The Greek Coast Guard announced on Thursday that it has rescued 29 migrants found adrift on the sea between the island of Samothraki and the northeastern port of Alexandroupoli. It is very rare for migrants to use this section of...

Buried in Mud: Samothraki in State of Emergency

Greek authorities declared Samothraki in a state of emergency in the aftermath of Monday's catastrophic rainstorms, that literally caused many parts of the island to be buried in mud. In Chora, tons of mud have covered parts of the town. The...

Fierce Storm Causes Flooding, Landslides on the Island of Samothraki (video)

On Monday, a fierce storm hit the northern Aegean island of Samothraki (Samothrace). Parts of the island have been flooded, and landslides have caused major disruption in the power grid, and road network. The villages of Xiropotamos, Lakkoma, and Prophetis Elias,...

International Gold Distinction for Alonissos and Samothraki Beaches

A Gold Medal was awarded to Alonissos and Samothraki islands by the Quality Coast association. This year's ceremony took place in Torres Vedras, Portugal. It was held under the auspices and the financial contribution of the European Union beaches and coastal...