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New lease of life for the Loutraki water bottling unit

New lease of life for the Loutraki water bottling unit Eight years after the closure of the water bottling factory at Loutraki by PepsiCo-Ivi (now PepsiCo Hellas), Greece’s first such facility is about to resume operations under a new owner: This is NU Aqua, a company belonging to a German fund already active in Greece […]

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NASA Picks Landing Site for the VIPER Moon Rover’s Search for Water

NASA Picks Landing Site for the VIPER Moon Rover’s Search for Water The first rover on the moon. NASA has just found a landing site for its new robotic moon rover mission. Credit: NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, CC BY-NC 2.0 NASA has selected a landing site for its upcoming moon mission. The space agency […]

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Drinking on the Greek Island of Delos: Bring Your Own Water

Drinking on the Greek Island of Delos: Bring Your Own Water The Greek island of Delos, which is always arid but is now suffering from drought — also is without a canteen or public bathrooms. There is no potable water available on Delos. Credit: Zde Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3 Whether you are spending the […]

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Rocks Collected Prove Water Existed on Mars for Long Time

Rocks Collected Prove Water Existed on Mars for Long Time NASA’ Perseverance took samples from rocks on Mars. Credit: NASA NASA’s Perseverance rover collected its first pair of rock samples, with scientists already seeing proof that water existed on Mars. After collecting its first sample, named “Montdenier,” on September 6, the NASA team collected a […]

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Efstratios Stylianidis to OT.gr- The invention of water enrichment for crops has been approved internationally

Efstratios Stylianidis to OT.gr- The invention of water enrichment for crops has been approved internationally The vice-rector of the university, Efstratios Stylianidis, spoke to OT.gr at the Thessaloniki International Fair about the technology developed by a research team of scientists of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in relation to the enrichment of water used in […]

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Bottled water exports to China boom

Bottled water exports to China boom Sales of Greek bottled water to China rose 1,255% in 2020, data collected by the country’s General Consulate in Shanghai show. Admittedly, Greece starts from a low base and is at a relative disadvantage against giant bottlers, including Coca-Cola and Nestle, along with domestic brands. Also Greek exports had […]

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Possible water damage in the British Museum’s Parthenon Gallery

Possible water damage in the British Museum’s Parthenon Gallery The Greek galleries at the British Museum, which house the Parthenon marbles, have not opened to the public after the lockdown. The reason, according to several sources, is flooding. Apparently, a heavy rainfall in London on July 25, which led to flooding around the city, caused […]

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Water Shortages On Islands Plaguing Greece This Summer

Water Shortages On Islands Plaguing Greece This Summer Tap water is a precious commodity on the Greek islands and one that is in short supply. Credit: Ishwah Murth Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 Island water shortages and stoppages are plaguing Greece this summer. Promoted for its beautiful seawater surrounding all the Greek isles and its […]

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First Russian water bomber lands in Athens

First Russian water bomber lands in Athens A Russian water-dropping Ilyushin Il-76 aircraft landed in Athens International Airport late Tuesday.  On Monday, Russian President Vladimir accepted a Greek request for assistance to battle the massive wildfires that have ravaged several areas of the country this month. Moscow has agreed to send one more Ilyushin Il-76 […]

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Greece earns water polo silver after 13-10 loss to Serbia

Greece earns water polo silver after 13-10 loss to Serbia Greece’s men’s water polo team won the silver medal on the last day of the Tokyo Olympics, after its 13-10 defeat, the first in these Games, at the hands of Serbia. It was a clash between the two clearly best teams at the competition. And […]

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Tokyo Olympics: Greece Wins Silver in Water Polo Final Against Serbia

Tokyo Olympics: Greece Wins Silver in Water Polo Final Against Serbia The Greek water polo team in Tokyo. Credit: Hellenic Olympic Committee / Twitter The water polo team of Greece made history on Sunday, and despite losing 10-13 to Serbia, won its first silver Olympic medal in history during the final at the Tokyo Olympics. […]

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Greece reach first-ever final after downing Hungary in water polo

Greece reach first-ever final after downing Hungary in water polo Greece fought past traditional powerhouse Hungary 9-6 to reach the final of the Olympic men’s water polo competition at Tatsumi Water Polo Center on Friday, keeping the dream of winning their first gold medal alive. The Greek team, ranked second in the world and playing […]

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Greece Makes History, Qualifies for Water Polo Final at Tokyo Olympics

Greece Makes History, Qualifies for Water Polo Final at Tokyo Olympics Credit: Massimo Finizio / Wikipedia / CC BY-SA 2.0 it Greece made history on Friday after an epic win against the water polo team of Hungary. The Greeks qualified for the finals of the tournament at the Tokyo Olympics, for the first time in […]

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Greece, Spain advance to water polo semifinals

Greece, Spain advance to water polo semifinals Greece is one win away from its first men’ water polo medal at the Olympics. Konstantinos Genidounias scored five goals to lead Greece to a 10-4 victory over Montenegro in the quarterfinals of the Tokyo Games, and Spain also advanced with a 12-8 win against the United States […]

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Fire Breaks Out in Athens Suburb of Varympompi

Fire Breaks Out in Athens Suburb of Varympompi Special firefighting planes drop water on the fire in Varympompi, a suburb of Athens, on Tuesday. Credit: AMNA A fire broke out on Tuesday afternoon in Varympompi, a northern suburb of Athens. The Greek National Road, which runs from Athens to Lamia has been closed due to […]

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Greece Crushes the US in Water Polo, Qualifies to Quarter-finals

Greece Crushes the US in Water Polo, Qualifies to Quarter-finals The Greek water polo squad. Credit: Hellenic Olympic Committee / Twitter Greece crushed the United States in water polo at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday with a score of 14-5, finishing first in Group A for the Tokyo Olympics in Japan. The national water polo […]

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Greece Crushes the US in Water Polo, Qualifies to Quarter Semi-finals

Greece Crushes the US in Water Polo, Qualifies to Quarter Semi-finals The Greek water polo squad. Credit: Hellenic Olympic Committee / Twitter Greece crushed the United States in water polo at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday with a score of 14-5, finishing first in Group A for the Tokyo Olympics in Japan. The national water […]

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Greece seals quarter-final berth in Olympics water polo

Greece seals quarter-final berth in Olympics water polo Greece has booked a berth in the quarter-finals of the men’s water polo competition at the Olympics, after a tight 10-9 win over hosts Japan with two games to spare. The top four in each of two six-team groups advance to the knockout stages. World champions Italy […]

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Greek Olympic hopeful drops out due to Covid-19

Greek Olympic hopeful drops out due to Covid-19 A Greek female water sports athlete who was scheduled to go to the Tokyo to participate in the Olympic Games has tested positive for Covid-19, the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC) has announced.  “Unfortunately, the athlete will not travel to Tokyo and will not take part in the […]

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Tokyo Olympics: Greece Beats Hungary in Water Polo

Tokyo Olympics: Greece Beats Hungary in Water Polo Greece beat Hungary 10-9 – Credit: Massimo Finitsio / Wikipedia / CC BY-SA 2.0 it Greece beat the European water polo champion team of Hungary on Sunday in their first match for the Tokyo Olympics in Japan. Greece won with a 10-9 score, making history, as this […]

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Three accused of polluting Thessaloniki water

Three accused of polluting Thessaloniki water Three men stand accused of violating environmental protection rules after allegedly polluting with liquid industrial waste the treatment plant that supplies the northern port city of Thessaloniki with drinking water. According to a report from the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA-MPA) on Friday, case files has been compiled against a […]

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Greek-American Stephania Haralabidis to Join US Olympic Water Polo Team

Greek-American Stephania Haralabidis to Join US Olympic Water Polo Team Greek-American Stephania Haralabidis will play for the US Women’s Water Polo Team at the Tokyo Olympics. Credit: Stephania Haralabidis/Twitter Greek-American Stephania Haralabidis will play for the U.S. Women’s Water Polo Team at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. Haralabidis, who is 26, will be […]

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Greek-American Stephania Haralabidis makes US women’s water polo team for Tokyo

Greek-American Stephania Haralabidis makes US women’s water polo team for Tokyo Stephania Haralabidis was 12 when she decided she was done with competitive swimming. She hated the stress and anxiety that it brought on for her. Her mother, Janet, wanted to put Haralabidis and her sisters, twin Ioanna and Anastasia, in synchronized swimming. But their […]

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French Dancer Found Dead Was Trapped For Days in Greek Water Tank

French Dancer Found Dead Was Trapped For Days in Greek Water Tank Dancer and model Joyce – Timothy Radojcic pictured before he disappeared in August 2020. Credit: Instagram/@joynius_joyce Joyce Timothy Radojcic, a French dancer who disappeared while visiting Athens nine months ago, was found dead on May 7. The young man’s remains were found by […]

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Thousands of animals left without food, water after Geraneia blaze

Thousands of animals left without food, water after Geraneia blaze Thousands of wild animals have been left without food and water after a fire in a nature conservation area west of Athens, environmentalists say. Rescue associations have launched a campaign to help injured animals, burned or dehydrated from the blaze, providing food, water and first […]

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Why the Mediterranean Sea Is Saltier than the Atlantic

Why the Mediterranean Sea Is Saltier than the Atlantic The incredibly clear water at Skala, on Agistri. Credit: Margaritaprounia /Wikimedia Commons/CC BY-SA 3.0 The Mediterranean Sea is one of the most storied and lovely bodies of water anywhere in the world — and it is also one of the saltiest. Almost completely enclosed by land, […]

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Why the Mediterranean Sea is So Salty — and Completely Unique

Why the Mediterranean Sea is So Salty — and Completely Unique The incredibly clear water at Skala, on Agistri. Credit: Margaritaprounia /Wikimedia Commons/CC BY-SA 3.0 The Mediterranean Sea is one of the most storied and lovely bodies of water anywhere in the world — and it is also one of the saltiest. Almost completely enclosed […]

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Νίκος Καββαδίας : Φάλτσο η πορεία…

Cambay’s Water Φουντάραμε καραμοσάλι στο ποτάμι.Είχε ο πιλότος μας το κούτελο βαμμένο«κι αν λείψεις χίλια χρόνια θα σε περιμένω»ωστόσο οι κάβοι σου σκληρύναν την παλάμη. Θολά νερά και μίλια τέσσερα το ρέμα,οι κούληδες τρώνε σκυφτοί ρύζι με κάρι,ο καπετάνιος μας κοιτάζει το φεγγάρι,που ’ναι θολό και κατακόκκινο σαν αίμα. Το ρυμουλκό σφύριξε τρεις και πάει […]

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