Volcanology

Forty-five years of preserving Greek gems

It started in 1972 as a reaction to the demolition of a Venetian-era church in the Cretan town of Iraklio, and in the years that followed it put up a series of tough battles as the voice of reason against controversial legislation and plans. At the same time, it also developed interesting initiatives and campaigns for the protection of the environment and cultural heritage.

When this boat crew realized what they were seeing, it was almost too late to escape alive! (PHOTOS)

The crew of the Maiken was enjoying a leisurely sail through the South Pacific when they spotted a strange discoloration on the water. They moved in closer to inspect it, but by the time they realized what it was, it was almost too late…

THE CREW OF THE MAIKEN WAS SAILING THE SOUTH PACIFIC WHEN THEY SPOTTED AN UNUSUAL SHADOW

‘Abyss’ scans and reveals the secrets of Santorini and Kolumbo volcanoes

The research vessel RV Poseidon of the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research of Kiel in cooperation with the Geology Department of Kapodistrian University of Athens are examining the seabed and the underseas volcanoes of the islands of Cyclades with focus on the volcano of Santorini and the submarine volcano Kolumbo.

Vendema Luxury Resort in Santorini best romantic hotel in the world (photos)

Vedema, a Luxury Collection Resort in Santorini has won the Most Romantic Resort Hotel Award in the world by travel site lovetravelawards.com for 2017. The announcements on the top hotel brands took place last week in Venice. Love Travel Awards reward the most romantic hotels in the world with the resort from Santorini being the only one from Greece.

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