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Athens’ Trees are Up for Adoption

The Municipality of Athens has launched "Adopt-a-Tree", a pilot program to encourage stewardship of trees planted in the city center.

Athens Airport Presents its Top ‘Green’ Milestones

Athens International Airport (AIA) presented the steps it has been taking towards a better environment since it first opened its doors in 1996.

ECFR: Coalitions Needed to Address Climate Change, Security and Migration

Coalitions among EU lawmakers will be required to address urgent issues such as climate change and migration, a new ECFR report reveals.

NEO Event Explores Climate Change, Seeks Sustainable Solutions

Identifying sustainable solutions for growth in view of climate change was the focus of an event held in Athens by the Navarino Environmental Observatory (ΝΕΟ).

Athens International Airport Participates in WWF’s ‘Earth Hour’

For the eleventh year in a row, Athens International Airport joins WWF's global initiative “Earth Hour” on Saturday, March 30.

ITB Berlin 2019 has Social Responsibility and Adventure Travel on the Agenda

Travel experts and exhibitors will focus on socially responsible tourism at the 14th Pow-Wow for Tourism Professionals symposium during the ITB Berlin 2019 trade show.

Int’l Tourism Leaders to Discuss Future of Travel at ITB Berlin Convention 2019

Some 400 leading figures from tourism and entrepreneurship will discuss the future of travel at the ITB Berlin Convention 2019 during March 6-9.

UNESCO Sites in Greece Among 47 in Danger Due to Rising Sea Levels

Rhodes' Medieval City, Corfu's Old Town and Delos are among 47 UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Mediterranean facing the threat of rising sea levels and erosion.

Greek Hoteliers Federation Takes Part in Ecocity Forum 2018

The Hellenic Hoteliers Federation will participate in the Ecocity Forum 2018 "Circular Economy in Smart Cities" event, which focuses on circular economy issues.

World’s First Hydrogen Vessel ‘Energy Observer’ Arrives in Athens

Energy Observer, the world's first vessel powered by hydrogen and renewables, has arrived in Athens, the 20th stopover of its global tour.

Navarino Observatory: Climate Change Took Toll on Mycenaean Palace in Pylos

Navarino Environmental Observatory researchers have presented findings that climate change most likely led to the destruction of the Mycenaean Palace of Nestor at Pylos.

Air New Zealand Launches ‘World’s Coolest Safety Video’

Air New Zealand is shining a global spotlight on Antarctica and environmental science in its latest safety video, which will be rolled out across its fleet.

UN’s ‘Clean Seas’ Campaign to Run in South Aegean

In efforts to safeguard the marine environment, the South Aegean Region will work with the UN, promoting actions within its Clean Seas campaign.

NJV Athens Plaza Goes Dark for Earth Hour 2017

The NJV Athens Plaza in the Greek capital will once again participate in Earth Hour and switch off its lights for climate change action.

Building Sustainability in the Spotlight of GSTC European Regional Meeting 2016

The GSTC European Regional Meeting in Athens, Greece, took place on 23-24 November 2016, with 200 participants, including many GSTC members and GSTC Board members, coming from 16 countries.

Call for Abstracts: CEST2017 – 15th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology

The organizing and scientific committees of the 15th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology (CEST2017), to take place on Rhodes, has announced the call for abstracts.

Lights Out in Athens Airport for Earth Hour 2016

For the eighth year in a row, Athens International Airport (AIA) joins the WWF’s global initiative "Earth Hour" on Saturday, March 19.

Navarino Environmental Observatory in Greece Wins at ‘Ecopolis’ Awards

The Navarino Environmental Observatory (ΝΕΟ) was honored with the award for best "Environmental Project" at the Ecopolis 2015 awards held last week at the Byzantine and Christian Museum in Athens.

Navarino Environmental Observatory: Greek-Swedish Collaboration Continues for Another Five Years

The Navarino Environmental Observatory (ΝΕΟ) will continue its top research on the effects of climate change in the Mediterranean region through the continued collaboration between Stockholm University, the Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens (BRFAA) and TEMES...

Climate Change to Take Toll on Greek Tourism, Study Finds

Greek tourism will have to implement strategies to deal with the negative effects of climate change, according to a study presented by the Bank of Greece.