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WWF Greece: Culprits Behind Salamina Oil Spill Still Unpunished

The culprits behind a massive oil spill off the coast of Salamina, near Athens, caused by a sunken tanker two years ago, have still not faced any penalties, according to WWF Greece.

WWF: Mediterranean Countries Must Take Action Against Fires

Mediterranean region countries sadly account for more than 80 percent of Europe’s total burnt land, according to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

WWF: Europe at Risk of ‘Superfires’ Due to Climate Change

European countries will be faced with stronger faster-spreading fires due to heatwaves and droughts which are a direct result of climate change, says the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

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.

Athens’ Grande Bretagne and King George Participate in ‘Earth Hour 2018′

The Grande Bretagne and King George hotels in Athens will go dark for one hour on March 24, to support the Earth Hour 2018 initiative against climate change.

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.

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.

WWF Urges Sustainable Practices for a Mediterranean Sea of the Future

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is urging officials to focus on six strategic priorities in order to achieve a sustainable economic model in the Mediterranean.

Piraeus Mayor to File Lawsuit Over Oil Spill Damage

Piraeus Mayor Yannis Moralis said the municipality will take legal action against all parties responsible for the oil spill off the coast of Salamina.

Experts Warn Against Swimming, Fishing Along Athens Riviera Due to Oil Spill

The beaches of Salamina, Faliro, Alimos, Hellenikon and Glyfada are off limits due to the oil spill in the Saronic Gulf.

NJV Athens Plaza Participates in Earth Hour 2016

The NJV Athens Plaza in Athens has announced that it will once again participate in Earth Hour, a global event organised by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).

Earth Hour 2016: Hotel Grande Bretagne, King George Go Dark for a Brighter Future

By spending an hour in the dark this Saturday, March 19, the Grande Bretagne and King George hotels will join millions around the world to send a powerful message about a brighter future for the planet.

Hilton Athens Celebrates Earth Hour 2016

Hilton Athens will be marking Earth Hour 2016 from 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm local time on Saturday, March 19.

Green Groups Call on EU Citizens to Speak Up Online Against Commission’s ‘Hostile’ Nature Laws

Over 100 environmental NGOs are inviting Europeans to join online Europe-wide campaign “Alarm for Nature” against a “hostile” deregulation policy pursued by Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.

Hilton Athens to Hold Innovative Activities in Support of ‘Earth Hour’ this Year

Hilton Athens will join hundreds of Hilton Worldwide’s properties to mark Earth Hour 2015 on March 28 by switching off lights, as well as hosting innovative projects for guests in demonstration of its commitment to live sustainably and take action by caring for the planet in the...

Hilton Athens To Go Dark In Support of Earth Hour 2014

Hilton Athens will turn off its lights for one hour to join "Earth Hour," the call for action on climate change.

A note by the publisher

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WWF Urges Travelers to Consume Less Water

The tourism boom around one of the world's most popular summer holiday destinations, the Mediterranean Sea, is endangering freshwater supplies and tourists in the area must cut their consumption, the environmental group WWF said in an announcement last month.