Planting New Roots in Greece 

Deeply Rooted in Reforesting Greece

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For nearly 13 years, the non-profit foundation Plant Your Roots in Greece has spearheaded efforts to reforest regions in Greece that have been heavily affected by periodic forest fires in the last decade. To date, the foundation has planted hundreds of thousands of trees in various regions, contributing to the preservation, restoration, and improvement of […]

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Ecology: Cotylorhiza Tuberculata 

The Greek Jellyfish – Cotylorhiza C. Tuberculata

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  Kingdom: Animalia | Phylum: Cnidaria | Class: Scyphozoa | Order: Rhizostomeae | Family: Cepheidae | Genus: Cotylorhiza | Species: C. tuberculata   The Mediterranean Sea boasts a myriad of fascinating creatures. One of the most elaborate and graceful is the Cotylorhiza tuberculata, commonly known as the “καφετιά μέδουσα,” “fried egg jellyfish,” or Mediterranean jellyfish. […]

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Ecology: Greek Dolphins

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Surrounded by majestic blue waters, Greece is home to 14 of the most rare marine mammals in the world, five of which are migratory species, and nine of which have found a permanent home in the Greek seas. Often depicted in ancient artwork like that of the famous Minoan civilization, the Greek Striped Dolphin, (Stenella […]

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