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21.5% of animal, plant and fungal species in Greece under extinction threat

21.5% of animal, plant and fungal species in Greece are under threat of extinction, a Red List prepared by the Natural Environment and Climate Change Organization (OFYPEKA/NECCA) has shown. The Red List with 11,500 endangered species was compiled by OFYPEKA and published on the occasion of the European NATURA 2000 …

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Sahara dust and high temperatures set Greek authorities on alert

The “explosive cocktail” of temperatures much higher than the seasonal average and the Sahara dust have reportedly set Greek authorities on alert. According to currently available forecast temperatures are expected to reach up to 40-41 degrees Celsius on the island of Crete. (See MAPS below!) It will be the second …

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Greece Weather: First “heat” wave with temperatures over 35°C

A wave of unusually increased temperatures way above the seasonal average is on the way to Greece as of Thursday, May16. Temperatures are forecast to reach 32 degrees Celsius, up to 35°C in the following weekend and even higher in Crete. The weather will remain unstable until next Wednesday, May …

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Athens Street Food Festival opens its gates on 3 May weekends

The Athens Street Food Festival opens its gates again in May 2024 offering thousands of foodies delicacies not only from Greece but also from all over the world. Since 2016, the ASFF transforms the historic Old OSY Bus Depot (Pireos & Ermou) in Gazi, downtown Athens, into a culinary paradise …

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