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Greeks Defy Cold to Rescue Beached Dolphin

After a passerby spotted a dolphin on the shore of Kariani Beach, near Kavala, locals rushed to save a second dolphin that had somehow become stuck on dry land. A number of volunteers set out to rescue the majestic sea...

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...

Scientists Use Satellites to Detect Plastic in the Greek Seas

Scientists from Greece and the UK developed a new technique to detect patches of floating plastic in the marine environment using satellites. Writing in the journal Scientific Reports, the scientists say that the new method to prevent and reverse sea...

Coronavirus: Greece Bans Yachts from Sailing, as Athens Tightens Lockdown

Greek Deputy Minister for Civil Protection Nikos Chardalias announced on Friday a series of new, even stricter measures which will come into force this weekend to limit the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus. The sailing of private boats and yachts...

Sea Cucumbers: Greece's Hidden Delicacy Soars in Popularity and Demand

We all know cucumbers, some of the simplest yet delicious and versatile vegetables in the world. But what about sea cucumbers? Increasing interest has been reported recently on the islands of Greece's Dodecanese archipelago in fishing for sea cucumbers, a...