Heritage

Two Greek Areas Listed as World Geological Heritage Sites

The petrified forest of Lesvos and the volcanic caldera of Santorini have been included in the first list of 100 World Geological Heritage Sites.

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Heritage

Costa Carras: Visionary Greek Conservationist Receives Posthumous Award

Trailblazing conservationist Costa Carras, who died in February, has been posthumously granted the Grand Prix for International Relations at this year's Europa Nostra Awards.

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News

Popular Zakynthos Beach Closes After Landslide

Visitors are forbidden from reaching the beach following the landslide, which was preceded by a 5.4-magnitude earthquake in the morning.

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Environment

Where are All the Bees Going? Experts Sound the Alarm

Scientists warn that pesticides and climate change are taking their toll on bee populations in Greece and around the world, with dire consequences for food production.

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Environment

Purple Jellyfish Give Way to “Fried Eggs”

The Mediterranean jellyfish, known as "fried eggs," are completely harmless, marine biologist says.

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Animals

The Caretta Caretta of Zakynthos Benefited from Covid Lockdowns

The loggerhead sea turtles in Laganas bay remained closer to the coast, and had an excellent breeding year during the pandemic.

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Environment

No Trash Goes to Waste as Tilos Races to Recycle

The Dodecanese island of Tilos leads the charge in Greece to develop a zero-waste economy, by developing a new and ambitious model for recycling.

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Animals

Greece’s National Parks Presented at Global Birdfair

Greece presented local bird species and national parks to a gathering of around 12k bird watchers this July.

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