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WWF’s ‘Blue Panda’ Sails to Ionian Isles to Raise Eco Awareness 

WWF's "Blue Panda" in July will be sailing to the Ionian Islands to raise awareness about the risks posed by oil and gas exploitation.

WWF – Greek Hotels Join Forces in Fight Against Food Waste

Three Greek hotels are participating in the “Hotel Kitchen: Food has Value” initiative by WWF Greece that aims to limit food waste.

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.

Greece Aims to Back Hotels Converting to Renewable Energy

The Greek government is looking to support hotels in Greece converting to renewable energy sources (RES).

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.

Greece’s First Energy Independent Community on Fourni

The tiny island of Fourni in the north Aegean is set to host the first energy independent community in Greece with the introduction of technologies based on renewables.

Zakynthos’ Turtle Nesting Grounds in Danger, Warn Environmental Groups

Four environmental groups are warning that the nesting grounds of the threatened loggerhead sea turtle on the island of Zakynthos are in danger.

WWF: Majority of Greek Islanders Open to Renewable Energy Systems

The residents of 15 Greek islands want to revert to renewable energy sources, according to a study carried out by WWF Greece.

Greek Ministry to Extend Marine Areas Under Natura Protection

The Greek environment ministry announced that it would be increasing the total area of designated marine Natura sites from 6 percent to 22 percent.

WWF Greece Issues Impact Study of Agia Zoni II Oil Spill, Calls for Sanctions

WWF Greece has released a report on the impact of the oil spill that affected Salamina and the Saronic Gulf coastline, after the Greek-flagged Agia Zoni II sank in September.

#MyBlue: Are You in Love With the Sea? Share the Feeling!

#MyBlue, a new Greek campaign running on social media, has been launched to raise awareness about our connection with the ocean and the need to protect it.

Greeks Not Happy with Green Space Quality Says WWF App

Greeks are not happy with the quantity and quality of green spaces countrywide, according to WWF Greece’s GreenSpaces application.

Secrets of Sustainable Nutrition at Costa Navarino

The 5-star Costa Navarino in Messinia, has joined forces with WWF Greece for the launch on July 20-23 of "The Magical World of Sustainable Nutrition”.

WWF’s New GreenSpaces App Brings Nature to your Fingertips

Discovered a great park for the kids, an open space to walk your dog or a peaceful green space to chill out? Then why not share the spot with nature lovers across Greece thanks to WWF Greece’s latest GreenSpaces application.

WWF Greece: #SaveGreekNature Now!

Greece’s natural beauty, its rivers, mountains and seas, are at the center of a crowdfunding for nature campaign organized by WWF Greece titled #SaveGreekNature.

WWF Greece Goes Underground, Takes the Bus

Twenty-five participants will have the chance to explore Athens public transport on Thursday, as part of WWF Greece latest awareness raising campaign to improve the everyday standard of living of Athens residents.

Greek Government “Freezes” Controversial Draft Coastal Development Bill

A controversial draft bill on coastal development prepared by the Finance Ministry has been temporarily "frozen" by the Greek Government following reactions of environmental organizations, citizens and even MPs.

“Hands Off The Beaches,” Greenpeace Tells Greek Government

A controversial bill on coastal development prepared by the Greek Finance Ministry has led to a call from Greenpeace Greece for the government to keep its "hands of the beaches."

Environmental Groups Slam Greek Coastal Development Bill

Environmental groups in Greece have slammed a draft law on coastal development prepared by the Greek Finance Ministry, claiming it will cause irreversible damage to Greece’s fragile ecosystem and in the long term damage its tourism sector.