EU Votes to End Scourge of Plastic Bags

EU countries would have to reduce the use of the common, polluting plastic carrier bags, under draft rules informally agreed between MEPs and the...

Greek EU Presidency Promotes GM Crops in Europe

An indicative vote of EU member state representatives taken in a closed meeting in Brussels last Wednesday indicated a near unanimous support for the...

EU Commission Classifies Greek Coastline as ‘Excellent Quality’

The majority of Greek coastlines attained very high scores in the strict testing of bathing water quality conducted by the European Commission. More than two...

Euro Parliament Targets Plastic Bag Pollution

The European Parliament is seeking to put a brake on the proliferation of plastic bags and other non-recyclable plastic waste. It is estimated that every year about eight million...

Greek From Thessaloniki Candidate for European Farmer of the Year

Greek farmer Christos Panagiotidis from Thessaloniki, Greece, will participate in the European competition for the best young farmer. The competitors add up to 19 from...

Greek Volunteer Wanted for Halkidiki Goldmine Case

A non-governmental organization based in Belgium is seeking for a Greek volunteer to help in planning the communication strategy, organize demonstrations and coordinate their...

BBC Comments on Greece’s Waste

An article by BBC correspondent Mark Lowen, entitled "Greece Waste: Mounds of Filth on an Island Paradise," comments on the problem of waste management...

Sofia Waste Treatment Plant to be Built by Greeks

The Mayor of the Municipality of Sofia, Bulgaria, Yordanka Fandakova signed a contact with the Greek consortium Aktor-Helektor for the construction of a waste...

Gaia Satellite Sent into Space to Monitor the Galaxy

People have always been fascinated with space secrets and want more information. The European Space Agency operated the first step of further discovering space...

Major Tremor Fears Shake South Europe

Potential Historically Unprecedented Earthquakes in Greece, Turkey and Italy, is the title of an article published by the French newspaper Le Monde, which makes...