Scientists from the Oceanography Institute of the Hellenic Center of Marine Research (HCMR) collect samples from Amvrakikos Gulf lagoons as part of efforts to reforest the seagrass meadows.

Just like our forests, which are being lost at an alarming rate, our valuable seagrass meadows also need to be reforested to stem the progression of their destruction

A coordinator from the National Organization for Public Health (EODY) is seen at the Attica port of Lavrio for the launch of a similar mission by Symplefsi in May last year. [InTime News]

A fleet of 11 inflatables carrying volunteers and medical staff of the Symplefsi NGO departed on Thursday from the port of Lavrio in Attica to nine small islands in the Aegean Sea to provide medical services to local communities.

WHO Regional Director for Europe Hans Henri P. Kluge (r) speaks to the press during a visit to a vaccination center with Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias (l) in Athens, on Friday. [InTime News]

An estimated 8 million lives are lost globally each year due to poor quality healthcare. The current Covid-19 pandemic has clearly demonstrated that quality assurance and patient safety are severely challenged today more than ever.

[Nick Wall]

A giant puppet depicting a 9-year-old refugee girl will travel 8,000 kilometers from the Turkey-Syria border through Greece to Western Europe in a few months in an epic public art project aimed at sensitizing people to the plight of refugees.

[Blue Cycle]

Seeking to ensure that old nets, ropes and other derelict fishing gear (DFG) doesn’t just end up in landfills, the Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation launched the Blue Cycle recycling initiative in 2019.


The article’s title is a new, important internet address I invite you to visit. It connects to a platform through which anybody who feels they belong to the growing community of innovative, creative Greeks abroad can participate in a dynamic network.


Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and tech entrepreneurs George Chatzigeorgiou and Spyros Magiatis from and Workable respectively, are among several distinguished speakers who will address the first international, digital, conference “Innovative Greeks” on March 2-3.