Thousands Of Dead Fish Wash Up On Drought-Stricken Greek Lake
Friday, September 20, 2019, 7:54 AM
Thousands of fish washed-up dead on the shores of Lake Koroneia in northern-Greece as a result of high-temperatures and declining water-levels, authorities said. A long period of drought and high-temperatures left the fish high and dry, Dimitra Bobori, responsible for lakes in the Macedonia region, told AFP. In 2007, 200 birds were found dead on the shores of the lake after a bacterium outbreak.
Massive Wildfire On Greek Island, Several Villages Evacuated
Thursday, August 15, 2019, 8:02 AM
Firefighters on the Greek island of Evia were still battling Wednesday to contain a fire that has caused massive damage to a pristine mountain wildlife habitat after threatening four communities. "It's a huge ecological disaster in a unique, untouched pine forest," said acting regional governor Costas Bakoyannis. The area faced power outages and water cuts on Wednesday, residents said.
US Scientist Raped, Murdered In Greece; Body Dumped In Abandoned Bunker
Wednesday, July 17, 2019, 8:02 AM
A 27-year-old farmer on the Greek island on Crete has confessed to raping and murdering an American scientist before dumping her body in an abandoned World War II bunker, police said Tuesday. "The primary suspect has confessed," Crete police director Constantinos Lagoudakis told reporters. Eaton's body was found by cave explorers six days after she disappeared, police said.