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Sea Surface Temperatures on the Rise in Greece, Scientists Say

  July and August are well known in Greece for their cooler northern winds, called ''Meltemia''. These winds, especially in the Aegean Sea, offer lower pleasant temperatures on the Greek islands, while the mainland of the country suffers from heatwaves. This...

Greek Seas: A Photographic Journey to the Past

The International Airport of Athens and the Benaki Museum have collaborated to produce a photographic exhibition inside the Eleftherios Venizelos Airport. The exhibition takes place at the ''Art and Culture'' place, Arrivals - Entrance 1 of the Airport. It includes a selection of...

Water Quality of Greek Beaches: Find out Which are Unsuitable

A report by the Panhellenic Center of Environmental Studies (PCES) found that just 96 of the 153 most popular beaches of Attica and other surrounding regions were suitable for swimming, whereas studies on the quality of water found that...

Tons of Wood Washed Ashore in Lesvos

This morning in Lesvos, more than 100 tons of high quality treated wood have washed ashore in the eastern part of the island. The residents rushed to the point with their cars in order to take advantage of the...

Greeks were Seafood Lovers since the Prehistoric Era

The sea has been plentiful dating back to prehistoric times, providing Greeks with tasty offerings such as sargos, groupers and scorpionfish, which to this day remain favorites.  Shells were used to make jewelry and researchers are now amazed to...