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Zakynthos Wildfires Raging on Seven Fronts for Second Day

A large wildfire with seven fronts is raging for a second day on Zakythos Island, in western Greece on Sunday, with no casualties reported so far, the Greek Fire Service said. The fire, which started on Saturday, has damaged at...

WWF Greece Calls on Citizens to Help Spread Forest Fire Awareness and Prevention

Following the dreary news from the European Forest Fire Information System (EFFIS) that forest fires in Greece has been dubbed the fifth worst year in a decade for 2016, the environmental conservation organization, WWF Greece, has called for action. At a...

WWF Greece's Annual Report Brings to Light Government's Long List of Environmental Violations

The government of Greece has been slammed with a long list of violations against the environment by the local World Wildlife Fund (WWF). According to WWF Greece's annual report, the country hasn't improved much if at all from 2015's review...

Controversial New Austerity Law to Change Forest Maps Scrapped

Forest fires are not uncommon in Greece in great part due to the fact that in Greece if land is mapped as a forest zone, it is illegal to build. This has led many people to take matters into...

WWF: Four In Ten Greeks Throw Away Food

Despite the impact of the economic crisis on household budgets, four in ten Greeks admit to throwing away food at least once or twice a month, according to a new survey carried out by the WWF Greece conservation group. The same...

Eight Out of Ten Greeks Slash Heating Expenses

According to a new survey, published today, eight out of ten Greeks have reduced the heating expenses compared to last year’s data. In Greece the distribution of heating oil began on Tuesday, priced at 1.30 per liter which means...

WWF Hellas: The Paradox of Europe's Austerity for Greece's Environment

WWF, the world class non-governmental organization, is widely known for its environmental actions which often target the Greek Parliament. Combined with the devastating financial crisis that has been troubling our lives since 2009, a number of government policies are defined...