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Greek Hoteliers, Environmentalists Furious Over Shady Shoreline Bill

Greece’s hoteliers and environmental groups are up in arms over a new shoreline use law, expected to have catastrophic effects on the environment and tourism, if passed.

WWF Greece Slams Shoreline Use Bill as ‘Destructive’ for Residents and Tourism

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Greece warns of the “catastrophic effects” of a new shoreline use law that was recently tabled in Greek parliament.

Grande Bretagne, King George Hotels to Go Dark in Support of Earth Hour Movement

The Grande Bretagne and King George hotels in Athens will go dark for one hour on March 30 to shine a light on climate action in support of Earth Hour 2019.

WWF Rings Alarm Bells Over Gas and Oil Exploration in Greece, Calls for Action

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has launched a campaign to raise awareness and support against oil and gas exploitation, which it says will have tragic repercussions.

Crete Region Taps into Mitsotakis Foundation Funds for Nature Preservation

The Region of Crete aims to tap into and double funds from the Konstantinos K. Mitsotakis Foundation in order to preserve and promote the island's natural offerings.

Agia Zoni II Ship Raised, Investigation Continues

The Greek-flagged Agia Zoni II which sank off Salamina in September and polluted the Attica coastline, was raised to be hauled to the Salamina shipyard.

WWF: Greece Lagging Behind in Environmental Protection

Despite being repeatedly fined for poor conduct, Greece continues to lag behind in terms of implementing EU environmental laws, according to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in Athens.

Hotel Grande Bretagne & King George Switch Off Lights for Earth Hour 2017

Athens’ two central hotels Hotel Grande Bretagne and King George will turn off their lights on Saturday, March 25, in observance of Earth Hour.

Earth Hour 2015: Hotel Grande Bretagne and King George Go Dark to Give Planet a Brighter Future

By spending an hour in the dark this Saturday, March 28, the Hotel Grande Bretagne and King George in central Athens will join millions around the world to send a powerful message about a brighter future for the planet.

Hotel Grande Bretagne & King George Go Dark For Earth Hour 2014

By spending an hour in the dark on Saturday 29 March, Athens' two central hotels, Hotel Grande Bretagne and King George, will join millions around the world to send a powerful message about a brighter future for the planet.