Fire Consumes Large Swaths of Greece

Environmental News Network

Fire Consumes Large Swaths of GreeceFires in the country have consumed five times as much land as they do in an average year.

Green tourism in Greece today: back to the future

Green Traveler Guides

It is she who helps me understand the realities of […] Green tourism in Greece today: back to the future is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. All Europe Greece Constance Washburn Green Hotels Greece Green tourism in Greece organic food Greece | An Introduction | I meet Aphrodite on the west side of Mt.Olympus. She comes to greet me when I arrive at her family’s hotel.

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Santorini, Greece: where to find organic

Green Traveler Guides

| Another Reason To Visit | Add this to your reasons for going to Santorini, one of the most spectacular island destinations in Greece: supporting local organic farming. The island (known historically as Thera) is an […] Santorini, Greece: where to find organic is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Europe Farmers'' markets Greece Santorini Constance Washburn Faros Market Santorini Green tourism in Greece organic farm Santorini Reuters Santorini organic food

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Going green in gorgeous Greece

Green Traveler Guides

| How to Go Eco | Perhaps most famous as Western civilization’s birthplace of democracy, philosophy, literature and science, Greece is one of the world’s most historic and culturally rich countries. Today, though, most travelers come to its shores for more hedonistic reasons—to feast on fresh seafood, relax on an idyllic island, swim in the turquoise water or just […] Going green in gorgeous Greece is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

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Mykonos, Greece: where to find the green

Green Traveler Guides

Mykonos is sometimes called the Venice of Greece (because of its rows of fishing houses, […] Mykonos, Greece: where to find the green is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. All Europe Greece Hotels Mykonos Restaurants/Cafes Mykonos green hotel Mykonos organic restaurant | Green On A Dry Island | Mykonos. Celebrated island resort of the Cyclades in the Aegean Sea.

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Green hotel in Greece? No problem…

Green Traveler Guides

A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact Green hotel in Greece? No problem… 3 January 11 · 1 comment | Green Travel News | J ust launched: Green Hotels , a website devoted to green hotels and green travel in Greece. “Every day,&# notes Green Hotel’s Sotiris Milonas , “more and more hotels in Greece are embracing green tourism and are establishing an environmental management system.&#

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Evia, Greece: Eleonas Hotel does organic, one olive at a time

Green Traveler Guides

My destination is the Eleonas Agrotouristic Hotel in the town of Rovies; it’s on the island of Evia (also known as Euboea), two and a half hours […] Evia, Greece: Eleonas Hotel does organic, one olive at a time is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. | Quiet, Beautiful, Green | The drive is gorgeous, and after a week on dry and treeless Greek islands, what a relief to see green forests and flowing water.

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Soros urges EU to give more support to Ukraine and not concentrate on Greece

Green (Living) Review

democracy EU fake democracy Greece Soros Ukraineby Michael Smith (Veshengro) An unelected (please insert your own choice of expletive here) of a billionaire tells the European Union what to do. Sorry, run that by me again very slowly.

Greece and Spain are just the beginning

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Greece and Spain are just the beginning, the rest of the EU is going to follow sooner or later, including Germany Anyone who thinks that the Euro crisis and the crisis in the European Union is going to stop with Greece and Spain better have a contingency plan and a good one at that.

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Parents’ preschool co-op breaks the education mould in Greece

Green (Living) Review

The Halandri Parents Social Cooperative Enterprise is only the second co-operative care-giving enterprise in Greece – the first was established on Crete a few years ago – and offers a platform for parents to share information about preschool, primary and secondary education. The Greek economic crisis led to devastating cuts in social services, including preschool childcare – but a new model of education is now emerging, with parents forming a co-operative to fill the gap.

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Could Britain be the next Greece?

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) UK budget deficit 'to surpass Greece's as worst in EU' according to European Commission. The British budget deficit will swell this year to become the biggest in the European Union, overtaking even Greece, the European Commission said just before the 2010 general election in the UK, held on May 6, 2010. The UK's budget shortfall was the third largest in the EU last year but will overtake both Greece and Ireland this year, according to the forecasters.

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Greece looking to recover from economic slump through green energy


Sonia Renthlei: Greece’s prime minister, Lucas Papademos, has declared investments in green energy, a national priority vital for reviving the rapidly falling economy of the country. He hopes to achieve this milestone through the development of Project Helios, a scheme which aims to boost the solar power productivity of Greece from 206MW in the year 2010 to 2.2GW by the year 2020 and all the way to 10GW by 2050. Greece touts green energy 2050 roadmap as key to economic recovery.

Sailing the Peloponnese: make it green

Green Traveler Guides

| Eco-Friendly Greece | The Peloponnese, a region of southern mainland Greece, offers a wonderful variety of experiences and adventures for visitors. Boating/Marinas Eco-adventure Europe Greece Peloponnese eco-friendly Peloponnese green sailing in Greece There are historical towns like Mycenae and Epidavros, for instance.

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If you think the Middle East is dramatic now, 2000 years ago it was a telenovela

Green Prophet

Ancient Christianity Greece Holy Land Judaism Masada Petra RomeThe relations between the Herodian Kingdom and the Nabatean Kingdom were very complex and involved political, economic and marriage ties.

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Ktima Bellou: a green hotel in shadow of the Greek gods

Green Traveler Guides

| Macedonian Green Elegance | It’s in the shadow of Mount Olympus, home to the ancient Greek gods and highest mountain in Greece. All Europe Greece Hotels Macedonia Restaurants/Cafes Agios Dimitrios Constance Washburn Green Key Ktima Bellou Pieria Nearby is the traditional village of Agios Dimitrios, population maybe a thousand and surrounded by farm and forest. This is Macedonia, on the western Greek mainland.

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Desperate Cashless Greeks Are Now BARTERING (And Americans Should Pay Attention)

Green (Living) Review

Residents of Greece are so strapped for cash that they have returned to a primitive barter economy. The restrictions have prompted many companies, including PayPal, from ceasing operations in Greece. barter barter economy bartering GreeceFarmers, workers and even corporations have begun bartering because of a shortage of cash reminiscent of the Great Depression in the United States, Reuters reported. “It’s

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Starhotels E.c.ho Milano wins ‘Sustainable Design’ award

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Athens East Midlands England Europe Greece Hotels Italy Milan Restaurants/Cafes United Kingdom Echo Milano European Hotel Design Awards Green Travel News New Hotel Athens Orto Radisson Blu East MIdlands Reuters StarhotelsAt the only international hotel event to focus entirely on hotel design, a family-owned eco-hotel in central Milan took this year's "Sustainable Design" award. Starhotels E.c.ho Milano, a 143-room hotel that was completely renovated in 2011 Starhotels E.c.ho

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Make your own creamy white malabi, the Middle Eastern Milk Pudding

Green Prophet

Food Lifestyle Greece Israel Jordan malabi Middle East recipe TurkeyMalabi with pistachios via les petites pestes. Rose-flavored sweetness and a light, creamy texture that keeps you dipping your spoon back in – in Israel this pudding is called malabi. In Turkey, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, and Egypt, people call it muhallibieh. The Greeks eat it as well. And it’s only milk pudding, made in ten minutes.

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Eco-tourism company Banyan Tree Group plans expansion in 2021


The group will be adding new openings in Asia, where it already has extensive experience, along with new destinations such as Qatar in the Middle East, Greece in Europe and Mozambique in Africa. The next stop will be Angsana Corfu in Greece, marking the company’s first property in Europe.

Guest post: on Rhodes, going green comes naturally

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Eco-adventure Europe Greece Rhodes Blue Flag beaches| Ancient Natural Delights | When it comes to finding a summer getaway amid the myriad of islands scattered across the Aegean and Ionian Seas that offer the magical mix of sun, sea, sand and superb scenery, Rhodes stands out. In the eastern Aegean, its the largest of the Dodecanese group of islands. Perhaps its [.] Guest post: on Rhodes, going green comes naturally is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

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Solar Power to Pay off Greek Debt?

Green Prophet

Helios, the sun god of ancient Greece could help Greece get out from under. The economic woes in Europe due to Greek debt may result in Greece supplying huge amounts of cheap solar power for Europe, by way of paying back its debts, but in the process creating rivalry with Desertec, the visionary plan to supply 15% of Europe’s energy from the deserts of the MENA region. Greece’s entire economy is $300 billion.

Wildfires rage across Turkey’s Aegean coast


Temperatures of over 40 degrees Celsius, or 104 degrees Fahrenheit, are forecast this week for the Mediterranean region, including inland areas of Turkey, Greece, Italy and Tunisia. Eco Green a-summer-day california climate change daily-sabah- greece levent-kurnaz mediterranean suffer-the-most turkey wildfireBetween rising sea levels and super hurricanes, a summer day at the beach isn’t as relaxing as it used to be.

Made in the shade with simple, cheap urban design for Tel Aviv

Green Prophet

Winners were Point Supreme Architects, an architecture firm from Athens, Greece. Cities Greece passive energy Tel Aviv Until you’ve cycled high noon in the Middle East summer you’ll have no idea how incredibly hard it is to live without shade. I live in Jaffa, Israel – a Mediterranean Middle East city that will fry eggs on cars most days of the year. If you dare to venture out during the summer days, you’ll come home covered in a layer of sweat and sunburn.

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Extreme Sea Levels to Become Much More Common Worldwide as Earth Warms

Environmental News Network

The news has been packed in recent months with severe climate and weather events—record-high temperatures from the Pacific Northwest to Sicily, flooding in Germany and the eastern United States, wildfires from Sacramento to Siberia to Greece.

Will Submerged Atlantis Super Volcano Cause Giant Tsunami?

Green Prophet

The Mediterranean Sea basin, especially that bordered by Greece, Turkey, Lebanon and Israel will soon have a new Marine Center that will help to reveal some of the secrets of this ancient and historical body of water. This especially pertains to Greece, Turkey, Croatia and Montenegro, Cyprus, France, Italy; and also for countries further away. Travel & Nature Greece marine environment Volcanos

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Yiuco Marketplace for Handmade Upcycled, Recycled, or Reused Products

Green Prophet

A new online marketplace – Yiuco – has popped up in Greece, though, and it strictly peddles the upcycled, recycled, and reused. Fashion & Design design Greece green design recycle recycled Recycled design reuse shopping sustainable design upcyclingYiuco may be the Middle East’s greener Etsy.

Tourists Not Terrorists: The Middle East Can Capitalize on World Eco-Travel Trends

Green Prophet

Within Europe, not surprisingly, Greece and Portugal are the biggest losers, reflecting to a large extent the impact of the economic and debt crisis, which hit both destinations particularly hard. Travel & Nature Bahrain Denmark Egypt Germany Greece green tourism Lebanon Portugal Qatar Sweden TunisiaThe three winners from the Middle East/MENA region are Tunisia, Bahrain and Qatar in new survey on tourism trends.

Be careful what you wish for

Environmental Economics

"We could see further declines, but I think that's heavily dependent on how the situation in Greece pans out and affects the value of the euro to the dollar," he said. He and [Tom Kloza, chief oil analyst at OPIS] said if Greece were to default, Brent [crude oil] would immediately drop because of the potential ripples across Europe's economy. "If Q: Besides driving less, what can cause gas prices to fall?

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Seven ways to reduce the urban heat island effect

A Greener Life

Some hot parts of the world have always known this, which is why there are so many white cars in tropical countries, and white buildings in Greece. By Jeremy Williams. With heatwaves in the news again, there’s been a bit of a wake-up call on the growing risk of heat.

The Revival Of The Rare White Olive

Green Prophet

” After centuries of neglect, Leucocarpa still grows in southern Italy, mostly in Calabria; and in Greece, North Africa, Malta, and spots along the Mediterranean coast. Image of white olives via Greece High Definition.

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Iran accused of eco-terrorism as bitumen coats the Mediterranean Sea shore

Green Prophet

At first the Israeli Environment Ministry targeted a Greece tanker and met it as it docked at port in Greece some days later. Oryx Shipping Ltd is traced to a Piraeus-based company (Greece) with Syrian links, said to be owned by Luay Mallah.

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Syrian refugees list their tent on Airbnb

Green Prophet

They describe the Ritsona, Greece refugee camp, about 80 kilometers north of Athens, as “the most unique neighborhood in Greece”. Last year, a constant flotilla of small boats and inflatables carried more than 800,000 refugees and migrants, primarily from Syria and Iraq, from Turkey to Greece. Take empathy to a new level by living just like a displaced person.

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Sports legacy of London 2012 unlikely to be long-term: research

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) University of Kent study into legacy of 2004 Athens Olympics finds only temporary impact on sports participation in Greece and casts serious doubt on a long sporting legacy for the London 2012 games. What is evident from the statistics in Greece is that rather than producing a lasting impact on a generation of people who are excited about sport, the Games in Greece had at best only a temporary impact on participation in sport and physical activity.

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Over 75 Nationalities Can Now Apply for an Egypt Visa Online

Green Prophet

Greece. Electronic visa systems have been growing in popularity for a number of years now, as governments around the world seek to find a way to facilitate the process of streamlining application processes to encourage foreign travelers to visit their country. .

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A common macroeconomic confusion

Environmental Economics

I don't want to see this country to collapse like what Greece is doing.'' Under the Dome : Two major financial backers of conservative political causes, Art Pope and David Koch, were feted Thursday afternoon at a reception just blocks from the Republican National Convention.

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Winter floods out Syria’s displaced

Green Prophet

UNICEF/Khaled Akacha. At least 196 sites in Idlib and Aleppo, Syria reportedly sustained damage, with many roads leading to the camps cut off by heavy rains reported the United Nations in a humanitarian bulletin.

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US oil giant Chevron buys into Israeli natural gas

Green Prophet

In early January 2020, Greece, Cyprus, and Israel signed the framework agreement for the construction of the pipeline, and in July of this year the Israeli cabinet ratified the agreement. Israeli offshore gas fields are now under control of one of the world’s biggest energy companies, Chevron.

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Is global travel history after COVID-19?

Green (Living) Review

Time and again one encounters irate tourists coming back from places in Spain, Italy, Greece, Turkey, etc.,

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Planning a Summer Trip: 8 Locations for a Perfect Student’s Vacay

Green Prophet

Mykonos, Greece. Summer’s in full play and it’s high time for students to plan their vacation. There are lots of options suitable for anyone — extreme lovers, party-goers, gourmets, and culture buffs. Below is a list of fascinating summer vacation destinations to fit every taste.

Why are Dutch kids the happiest in the world?

Green (Living) Review

The United States was at the bottom, worse than Greece but better than Lithuania.) The secret lies with Dutch parents, whose approach is radically different from that of American parents. In 2013, Unicef released a ‘ report card ’ that assessed children’s wellbeing in 29 of the world’s richest countries. It concluded that Dutch children are the happiest of all, based on five categories: material wellbeing, health and safety, education, behaviors and risks, housing and environment.

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Amaranth isn’t just another weed — here’s how to cook this prolific leafy green

Green (Living) Review

But, in many places — including China, India, Mexico, Greece, and Africa — amaranth is enjoyed as a leafy green. Foraged vegetables are always more fun to cook. So our resident forager, Tama Matsuoka Wong , is introducing us to the seasonal wild plants we should be looking for, and the recipes that will make our kitchens feel a little more wild. I used to only associate amaranth with its seed, an important staple grain for the ancient Aztec civilizations of central and south America.

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Something for everyone: Family friendly theme parks in Spain

Green Prophet

The park has five distinct areas: Egypt, Rome, Greece, Iberia and The Islands with themed roller coasters, rides and slides to discover. In ancient Greece, immerse yourself in the avant-garde world with a 5D cinema that’s set in an authentic Parthenon. With the stunning Spanish sunshine and a rich culture to explore, Spain is a fantastic destination for a family holiday. Yet its theme parks can lift your holiday from good to great.

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Natural Gas Creating New Axes of Alliance Across Mediterranean

Green Prophet

Israel has also been considering building an undersea natural gas pipeline to Greece , from which it could be sold to other European countries. Greece: Cashing in on debt. Greece will certainly need an energy ally in coming months. The state-owned Turkish Pipeline Corporation declared on Wednesday that it would sue Greece for $300 million of unpaid gas transfers from 2008 to the present.

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