Tundra swans proliferate in Evros

Winter visitors to the Evros Delta, in Greece's northeast, on the border with Turkey, will notice an abundance of wildlife, including thousands of swans.

The most remarkable story concerns the tundra swan, known in Greek as the dwarf swan. Despite the moniker, this is still a large bird, with a wingspan of nearly 2 meters. 

Greece referred to ECJ for failing to take action against alien species

The European Commission decided Thursday to refer Greece and five more countries to the EU Court of Justice (ECJ) for failing to implement provisions in the bloc's regulation on the prevention and management of the introduction and spread of invasive alien species.

The five other countries referred to the ECJ are Bulgaria, Ireland, Italy, Latvia and Portugal.

Mapping Athens’ water routes

The Goethe Institute in Athens presents the local installment of the "Atlas of Mediterranean Liquidity," an ambitious project by the institution to create interactive maps of urban water points across the region, including drawings, photographs and details of their history and biodiversity.

Greek table olives: Estimates for the 2021-2022 season

Global production of table olives is expected to increase during the 2021-2022 crop year, according to the latest estimates from the International Olive Council (IOC). However, according to the same data, in Greece the drop in production of table olives this year (2021-2022) is expected to exceed 20%.