Category: environment


CNN: Crete’s Samaria Gorge reopens to visitors

A thunderbolt from Zeus couldn’t split the Earth with greater force. The limestone peaks of Crete’s White Mountains are slashed with dozens of gorges, but the mightiest of all is Samaria. It’s the longest gorge in Greece and one of the largest in Europe — and it reopened for the 2018 season at the start […]

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Revenues from plastic bag charge put at 2.5 mln euros

Market experts say that revenues from the sale of plastic bags at shops and supermarkets have reached around 2.5 million euros since the initiative was launched on January 1. “According to market executives, revenues in the first three months of this environmental levy will be around 2.5 million euros,” said Lefteris Kioses, managing director at […]

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