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“Army” of brown jellyfish quickly moving from North to South Evia (video)

An “army” of brown jellyfish is quickly swimming under the bridge of Halkida in Euripus Strait, moving from the North to the South of Evia. Thousands of brown jellyfish is being swept away by the tide for which the Strait is famous of. Their speed is extremely high as the …

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JellyReport: Where are the purple jellyfish in first August week

The general picture of the purple jellyfish presence in the Greek seas has significantly improved in the last ten days, however, they are still a headache for many Greeks and tourists on vacations in the Greek blue seas. According to the JellyReport, published on Sunday, July 31, by the Hellenic …

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JellyReport: North-winds move purple jellyfish to the South (map)

Purple jellyfish has moved away from the Saronic Gulf and the beaches of Athens and Attica and the nearby islands during the week July 1-10, 2022 and it has now made its presence visible in the Cyclades islands. According to the JellyReport about the presence of jellyfish in Greece published …

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Purple jellyfish numbers in relative decline, say Greek researchers

The number of dangerous purple jellyfish are now in relative decline as there have not been any recent reports of dense congregations, researchers at the Hellenic Center for Marine Research (ELKETHE) have said. Tentacles of purple jellyfish that can reach up to 2 meters, carry a very painful sting and …

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Blue Jellyfish outbreak in Thermaikos – JellyReport June 16-26

After the purple jellyfish, it is now the turn of their blue cousins to enjoy the Greek waters. Swarms of Blue jellyfish or Rhizostoma pulmo, commonly known as the barrel jellyfish  have arrived in Thessaloniki and swim in the shallows the waters of Thermaikos Gulf in the last couple of …

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Jellyfish Alert: Google Map Application for Greece’s beaches

A pioneering application was created by Google: The application shows beaches in Greece where jellyfish have appeared. According to the application, jellyfish is currently in eight beaches across the country: in Avlaki beach in Porto Rafti, East Attica, in Kantare of Corinth, in Anavros, Liri and Kritharia, Magnesia, in Neoi …

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Jelly Fish “nursery” discovered in cave in the Gulf of Corinth

Hundreds of baby jelly fish have been discovered in a cave in the Gulf of Corinth, that was hit by a jelly fish plague last summer. The nursery was discovered by a team of the environmental organizations NIREAS. The jelly fish nursery is reportedly in a cave before the beach …

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How Can You Tell if the Sea You Swim in is Clear?

Good question, not easy the answer, unless you travel around with the latest official report on clean & dirty beaches based on extensive water tests. There are some  tips though that can help you avoid health threatening “unknown” waters.   So, let’s say, you were lucky enough to be able  to tank …

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Why Visit Greece? Three More Secret Reasons Revealed…

There many reasons to visit Greece, travel agents will tell you: It’s Greece’s natural  beauties…  crystal clear waters… magical sundown… friendly people… excellent food, that will inspire you to follow the famous Mediterranean diet for the rest of your life…. But I figured out three more  secret reasons that make Greece an …

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15 dead Caretta-Caretta Sea Turtles washed up in Alexandroupoli

very good report from THRAKINET ( in Greek) – I made a short summary below Not one, not two but 15 dead loggerhead sea turtles (caretta-caretta) have been washed up at the beaches of Alexandroupoli, North-East Greece. Most of the lifeless bodies had injuries likely to have been caused by fishemen’s …

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