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Blue Flag Program

Blue Flag Program

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The Blue Flag Award is a voluntary eco-label program ran internationally by a non-governmental institution, the Denmark’s Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE). The Blue Flag concept was born in France during 1985 where the first French coastal municipalities were awarded the Blue Flag on the basis of criteria covering sewage ...


Tips for eco-friendly vacations

Tips for eco-friendly vacations

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Before you go away on holiday, there are a few things you should consider if for the environmentally aware you want to leave a lighter carbon footprint. Find eco-friendly destinations on the web. Contact hotels to find out their eco-awareness before you book. You should know that per person, buses ...


The valley of Butterflies

The valley of Butterflies

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The Valley of Butterflies (Petaloùdes,Πεταλούδες) is a natural park located at a distance of 23 km from the capital Rhodes. Belongs to a Natura 20001 protected zone (GR4210006) together with Seven Springs (Eptà Pigès, Επτά Πηγές) and Mt. Profitis Elias2. It is the place where tiger moths of the species ...


Give Earth a hand

Apr 22nd, 2010 Posted in News | Read the full story

Our planet is facing bigger challenges than ever before. Our ancient forests are being chopped down and our oceans recklessly fished out and polluted at a breathtaking pace. Whaling, toxic pollution, dirty coal, dangerous nuclear energy and genetically engineered crops threaten the quality and even sustainability of lives around the ...


Earth Hour 2010

Mar 26th, 2010 Posted in News | Read the full story

Leading the way among world monuments agreeing to shut off decorative lights to demonstrate commitment to energy responsibility, the Acropolis will go dark for one hour at 8:30 pm local time on Saturday, March 27th to mark Earth Hour. Earth Hour will start in Greece and then proceed across the ...


Rhodes Solar Powered

Feb 18th, 2010 Posted in News | Read the full story

A new solar power plant will be developed in Rhodes that will generate enough solar energy to supply 1.2 percent of the islands electricity demand. At present, the island’s power is mainly made by diesel generators that can produce up to 194.4 MW during peak demand periods. Rhodes’ energy consumption ...


Ecofilms Festival 2010

Feb 17th, 2010 Posted in News | Read the full story

The Greek island of Rhodes plays host to a film festival with an eco twist, the Rodοs International Films + Visual Arts Festival Ecofilms. Documentaries, shorts and features with environmental and ecological themes are aired in various venues in Rhodes town during the month of June (22-27), supported by visual ...


New luxury hotels in Rhodes

Nov 18th, 2009 Posted in News | Read the full story

Rhodes' Tourism Promotion Organisation (PROTOUR) has announced that three five-star hotels are due to open their doors the upcoming season: The Kresten Royal Villas and Spa, located on a hillside near Kallithea will feature a total of 203 rooms, including villa suites with private swimming pools and double rooms with Jacuzzis ...


Seven Springs

Seven Springs

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Seven Springs (Eptà Pigès, Επτά Πηγές) is a great place to escape from the heat of the summer and enjoy a magnificent natural scenery. It is a romantic destination surrounded by woodland and green, distant about 30 km from the capital, on the road that leads from Kolymbia to Archipolis ...


Blue flag awarded beaches for 2009

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Rhodes is the island with the cleanest beaches in the European Union as 33 Rhodian beaches have been awarded the international Blue Flag status for excelling in safety, amenities, cleanliness and environmental standards. The Blue Flag Award is a voluntary eco-label program ran by a non-governmental institution, the Denmark’s Foundation ...

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