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2500-year-old shipwreck discovered during seabed survey to lay power cable off Kythera (video)

A rare and unique shipwreck form the Classical Era has been revealed during the marine survey for the Crete-Peloponnese subsea interconnection, the Independent Power Transmission Operator (IPTO) announced on Thursday. The rare shipwreck was revealed while surveying the seabed near the island of Kythera for the construction of Crete-Peloponnese subsea …

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Travel restrictions benefit marine life and environment, say Greek experts

Travel restrictions imposed globally to manage the coronavirus pandemic have a visible positive repercussion in marine life and environment, with a reduction in pollution and a revival of sea populations. Sea turtles are one of the species that have benefited from this, project officer for the international organization for Mediterranean …

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VirtualDIVER: Innovative platform for underwater experience around Santorini

The innovative platform VirtualDIVER for virtual underwater experiences targeting the cultural and tourism industries has been developed in cooperation of Greek academics and private companies. VirtualDIVER will allow people to “travel” and “explore” the magical terrestrial and underwater environment of the island of Santorini, while they comfortably sit on their …

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Greece and Israel to surveil Turkey with marine radar installed on Crete

Israel plans to build advanced marine radar on the Greek island of Crete in a bid to watch the route of a planned natural gas pipeline that will carry gas to Greek Cyprus and Greece. The revived “Long Horizon” project will possess the capacity to watch most of Turkish shores …

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