Thursday , October 29 2020

Tag Archives: environmental awareness

Zakynthos:- Volunteer groups in action around Zakynthos’ coastal zone.

Another action was carried out by the Environmental-Social Responsibility & Awakening groups, “Green Activist Group” and “zaCLEANthos”. This time they were in the coastal zone of the city, managing to fill 45 bags (110 liters) of plastic and other garbage that you and I  throw away, on a daily basis! …

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Zakynthos:- Huge clean-up campaign at famous “Shipwreck & Blue Caves.

A huge campaign over the weekend saw volunteer groups around Zakynthos joining forces. Their goal to clean up one of our most famous beaches “Shipwreck’ Notification on one of the group’s FB page read as this:-   “The “ZaCLEANthos” and “Green Activist Group” Teams … After what tragically we saw …

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Greece:- Join in on the “Climate-Smart Coastal Practices” programme supported by BLUECOAST.

BLUECOAST a co- funded programme by the EU and by the National Funds of Greece and  Albania.   BLUECOAST involves the cooperation between Greece and Albania in the implementation of actions for the conservation of some of the most important habitats of the loggerhead sea turtle Caretta caretta in the Mediterranean, in …

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Zakynthos:- Volunteers in action. Proving more hands makes light work.

Most of us know that Zakynthos has a severe problem when it comes to our waste. Where our authorities have failed, Volunteer groups have taken the initiative to take charge. On a positive note. It seems that there are more Volunteer Groups being formed throughout Zakynthos over the last few …

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Complaints about sea pollution… Hotels closed and tour boats unoperational.

Confusion among residents over the last couple of days in regards to our waters and beach areas. Areas in specific were northeast of our island when people noticed what seemed to be sewage floating on the water. Immediately, environmental groups contacted the port police.Residents in the areas were up in …

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Zakynthos: George Stasinopoulos | Nothing has changed in what has been planned for Liva to date. The new Regional FODSA will have as its object the management of waste without collection, which will remain in the competence of the Municipality.

The environmental bill, and more specifically Article 93, which concerns us directly, was submitted for consultation, even for a short period of time, during which teleconferences were held between Mayors, the Region and Ministries. Initially, the new Board of Directors of the Public Limited Company was expected to be five …

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Press Release… Upgrades to some of our Public Buildings to save energy.

The Regional Offices have just released a press statement in regards to upgrading buildings to save energy. These buildings not only include Zakynthos but also others around the Ionian Region. PRESS RELEASE Ionian Islands Region supports energy upgrading of buildings to save energy and improve quality of life   Six …

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Baskeball area at Kyroneri in appalling condition… The Volunteer Group of Zakynthos is calling for help.

On many occasions we have seen what the Volunteer Group of Zakynthos can do. Often showing that they can improve areas where local authorities have been inactive for many years. The team’s new initiative is about the open basketball court in Agia Triada, which is in an absolute appalling state, …

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zaCLEANthos cleaning up Tsilivi, this time with a helping hand.

The example of volunteering is best illustrated by a number of volunteer groups, this time “Zacleanthos”.  Continuing to go from beach to beach removing as much trash as possible. It is worth noting once again that this volunteer team was created by foreigners who love Zakynthos. This time they were …

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