European Parliament Votes to Ban Single-Use Plastics in Europe

The European Parliament approved a new law on Wednesday which will ban single-use plastic items such as plates, cutlery and straws. As a result of...

EU Will Ban Disposable Plastic Products

The European Union reached an interim agreement on Wednesday to ban disposable plastic products such as drinking straws, plates and cups. The agreement was made...

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...