Environment

Greek Environment Minister Gives Priority to Renewable Energy

Changes in legislation, cost cuts and faster permit deliveries are some of the steps taken by authorities to support renewable energy projects around the country.

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Museums

Greece Opening its First Underwater Museum in Alonissos

Amateur divers will be able to visit the museum - centered around the famed Peristera wreck - with licensed guides from August to October.

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Environment

Experts Launch Campaign to Clean Up Andros Seabed

In 2011 an unregulated landfill collapsed into the sea off Andros. Now a partnership is emerging between NGOs and the state to clean it up.

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Environment

Big Cleanup Operation Planned for Santorini’s Old Harbor

The environmental group Dive in Action will be taking advantage of the major drop in marine traffic to clean the harbor's seabed.

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Environment

Greece Aims to Eradicate Single-Use Plastic by July 2021

During a clean-up drive at a beach north of Athens, the environment minister pledged that Greece would phase out the plastics over the next 12 months.

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Environment

As Greeks Lower Volume, Experts Can Hear the Earth’s Murmurs

Much like air pollution for astronomers, noise pollution often obscures the view for seismologists in Athens and Thessaloniki.

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Environment

Air Pollution Measurements Show Greeks Are Staying Home

While researchers warn that it is too soon to draw safe conclusions, closures and social distancing appear to have had a major impact on air pollution.

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Environment

Greece Playing Key Role in EU Effort to Develop Eco Apps

The apps being developed across the continent will help cities deal with growing environmental challenges and aid with disaster response efforts.

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