ecology

Found 10 posts tagged with ‘ecology’.


Filerimos

Filerimos

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Mt. Filerimos (Philerimos, Φιλέρημος), just outside the capital Rhodes (15km), is a hill 267m. high, overlooking the small town of Ialyssos and the bay of Ixia and Trianda. From its top you can enjoy a panoramic view of the Aegean with turquoise waters near the shore and deep blue as ...


Walks into the nature

Walks into the nature

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Walking in Rhodes nature will be a highly enjoyable and revealing experience. Choose a clear, sunny day and take any of the routes as suggested by the Greek National Tourist Organisation (GNTO). Walkers will be amazed by the wealth of flora: Wild flowers, aromatic herbs, bushes, and coniferous forests with ...


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

Posted in Nature | Read the full story

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 ...


Seven Springs

Seven Springs

Posted in Nature | Read the full story

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 ...


Apollakia biotope

Posted in Nature | Read the full story

Nearby the village of Apollakia, a biotope was naturally formed as a result of the construction of a watering dam. The visit to the dam is a “must” for bird watchers. Nature lovers will appreciate the area. The visit to the dam can be combined with a visit at the ...


Earth Hour

Mar 27th, 2009 Posted in News | Read the full story

With the goal of 1 billion people switching off their lights as part of a global vote, Vote Earth is a global call to action for every individual, every business and every community. A call to stand up and take control over the future of our planet by turning your ...


The deadly red palm weevil

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The red palm weevil (Rhynchophorus ferrugineus Olivier) is an insect of the Coleoptera order that causes major damage to palm trees. It is a reddish insect of about 2-5 cm in length that has a long snout and can be very fatal to various species of palm. The insect originates ...


Ecofilms Festival submits due by March 1

Feb 16th, 2009 Posted in News | Read the full story

In its ninth year, the annual Rodos Ecofilms International Films + Visual Arts Festival screens around 100 documentaries, shorts, and features with broad ecological themes, and the next batch of submissions is due soon. Filmmakers have until March 1 to submit a copy of their film and an application for ...

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