Sunday, 14 July , 2024

Wildfires

Anger rises in Greece as fires destroy homes near Athens

‘We are experiencing days of complete collapse,’ says Greek opposition party. By Nektaria Stamouli August 24, 2023 ATHENS ― As thick black smoke filled the Athenian...

UNESCO-Designated Monastery Damaged in Greek Wildfire

By Tasos Kokkinidis August 24, 2023 The UNESCO-designated monastery of Hosios Loukas in Viotia in central Greece was damaged by a wildfire raging in the area...

Hundreds of locals march in Rhodes demanding firefighting resources, compensation, reforestation...

Aug 3, 2023 Hundreds of residents of Rhodes demonstrated in front of the Town Hall of the island’s capital on Tuesday night, in wake of...

Greece on fire. A terrible warning

Opinion | The Fires in Greece Are a Terrifying Warning - The New York Times (nytimes.com)  Greek ecosystems face increasing fire risk, experts say (msn.com)  How...

Greece wildfires release record 1 megatone of Carbon Emissions

Jul 27, 2023 Wildfires in Greece released a record 1 megaton of carbon emissions between July 1 and July 25, 2023, the EU Copernicus Atmosphere...

Ask Putin for help now!

By Dimitris Konstantakopoulos  The whole country is burning and the state machine seems completely helpless and uncoordinated. In such conditions it is a crime that...

How Austerity Helped to Ignite Greece’s Historic Wildfires

by Stelios Foteinopoulos * Aug. 22, 2021 Photo credit: Lotus R If Ferdinand Lassalle lived today, he would be able to watch his ideas age badly. In...

No end to the enormous Greek ecological (and economic and social)...

New blaze in Vilia, West Attica, burns down houses, forest land August 23, 2021 Some houses were completely burned down at the settlement of Profitis Ilias...

Wildfires continue to devastate Greece and France

Aug. 19, 2021 Wildfires continued to devastate Greece and France today as flames decimated a pine forest, homes burned near Athens and firefighters tamed fires...

Vilia, West Attica: Fire is raging out of control for 4th...

August 19, 2021 Residents of five settlements in the wider area of Vilia, western Attica, had to be evacuated at 4 o’ clock Thursday morning...