Forestry Department

The Butterfly Valley in Rhodes is shielded with a state-of-the-art smoke detection system

A quite important tool for the prevention of fires in the forests of Rhodes is the ICT system installed by Nova in the Butterfly Valley area of Rhodes, which can detect smoke, even in small quantities, within a radius of 15 kilometres!

Famous Cretan croc 'Sifis' found dead

Sifis, the elusive crocodile that had become something of an attraction since he was first spotted last July at the area of the Rivers' Dam near Rethimno, Crete, unfortunately didn't make it through the harsh winter.

The famous 'Cretan Croc' was found dead last Sunday, floating on the waters near the dam, according to www.goodnet .gr.