EU Votes to Outlaw 10 Single-Use Plastics

EU lawmakers voted 571 to 53 to enact a total ban on 10 single-use plastic items, including straws, coffee stirrers, and cutlery. This vote adds...

Collapse of Mount Etna Could Trigger Tsunami in the Ionian Sea, Scientists Warn

Mount Etna in Sicily, Europe’s biggest active volcano, is slipping eastwards into the sea, and scientists fear that it could trigger a catastrophic tsunami. Scientists...

EU Warns Climate Change Damage Could Triple by the 2020s

A new study by the EU warns that damage to critical infrastructure caused by climate hazards could triple by the 2020s and multiply over...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Calls for Urgent Actions on Climate Change

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew sent a message to the 23rd session of the United Nations Conference of the Parties on Climate Change, calling for urgent...

The Aegean Sea ‘Travels’ to Rome

The great exhibition of the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest "AEGEAN: The Birth of the Archipelago" is hosted at the Exhibition...

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...