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Huge ecological disaster after tanker sinks off Salamis island in Saronic Gulf

More than two thousand tones of fuel were poured into the sea when a tanker sank off the island of Salamis in the west of the Argo-Saronic Gulf on Sunday. An unprecedented ecological disaster with huge impact on the environment, the wildlife and the local economy. Tanker Agia Zoni II …

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Animal abuse: Brainless thug paints stray dog with AEK FC initials

What’s the difference between a human and an animal? Sometimes it is hard to tell. But it is certain it is not the number of legs that makes the difference. Animals abuse is widespread in Greece. And some abuser think it is fun to paint animals. A  brainless two-legged supporter …

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When Stones Melt, Athens Strays Need Desperately Water!

I was swimming at Kavouri on Saturday afternoon when I was a big,  short haired, stray black dog nearing the beach. He stood for a minute, sniffed around and walked carefully in the shallow waters. He did a few careful steps on the sliding stones under the water. When he found a place …

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Dolphins Show suspended in Attica Zoo Park

The Dolphins’ Show at the Attica Zoo Park in Spata newa Athens has been suspended after an application for provisional measures submitted by the Ecologists Greens and animal loving citizens. The performance in the pool of the Zoo is temporary suspended and until an Athens court decides about the commercial exploitation of …

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(Upd) Grieving Dog of murdered owners in safe hands and good care (picture)

The dog grieving at the door step of his brutally murdered owners is in safe hands and good care. The traumatized dog  is currently in the hands of a specialized dog trainer who tries to comfort him and make him overcome his grief and the bad memories. He is still …

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The Revenge of the Prey: Fox shoots Hunter!

Huh! That can happen as well! A fox shot her hunter with his rifle! A hunter shot a fox from a distance and approached the wounded animal to kill it with the butt of his gun. However, the  little fella fiercely resisted, fought for life and …miracolo! miracolo! …pulled the rifle …

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Help Greek Strays with wonderful Cats’ Calender 2011

Do you feel like helping  Greek stray animals but you never really knew how? There is an online Christmas bazaar organised by “Adespotologio”, a volunteers’ society that helps sterilize strays and provides them with medical care, when necessary.  Get a wonderful Cats’ Calender 2011 for only 7 euros, some handmade Christmas …

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Putin and Puppy: He looks like a Boris to me…

While you are sititng around bored… you can help Russia’s Prime Minister!  Vladimir Putin needs a name for the puppy given to him by his Bulgarian counterpart, Boyko Borisov. The fluffy puppy is a Karakachan breed male dog, 10 weeks old. He lives in the prime ministerial residence near Moscow. He …

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Rhodes Animal Shelter: No solution so far… (upd)

UPDATE: An e-mail arrived today, saying that the vet has left the shelter…. Dogs are without medical care! Remeber to send e-mails and urge the mayor to do something. See e-mail addresses below! UPDATE: Things seems to have turn really ugly at the Rhodes Animal Shelter! Not only there is no  municipal …

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