Ecotourism

Donoussa Becomes First Greek Island to Ban Single-Use Plastics

It is hoped that the initiative will be emulated by many other islands, helping put Greek tourism on a more sustainable footing.

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CULTURE & LIFESTYLE

Glamp On: Lesvos to Get Luxury Camping Ground

The proposed luxury campsite in the island of the northern Aegean will be one of the first created in Greece, perhaps becoming a model for imitators.

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Environment

MOm Knows Best: Nonprofit Rehabilitating Lost Seal Pup

Kostis, a monk seal pup found abandoned in the Cyclades would have almost certainly died had a fisherman not alerted the conservation organization MOm.

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Environment

In Pictures: The First Snows of the Winter Arrive in Greece

The first winter snows blanketed the highlands of central and northern Greece this weekend, transforming them into winter wonderlands.

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Environment

Zakynthos Marks Record Year in Sea Turtle Births

The NGO Archelon that monitors and protects the nesting sites says that there has been a dramatic rise in the number of nests compared to last year.

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Science

Oracle’s Oil: New Plan to Boost Delphi’s Olive Game

A new plan is in the works that would see Delphi become a center for promoting olives, olive oil and their health benefits.

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Environment

Tilos Sustainable Energy Project Wins Green Energy Award

The project will cover almost 100% of the resident's energy needs from renewable sources.

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Environment

EU: 95.9% of Greek Swimming Waters Have Excellent Quality

Greece's bathing waters are among the cleanest in Europe according to the European Environment Agency that tracks water quality.

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