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Blue flag awarded beaches for 2009

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…

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The deadly red palm weevil

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…

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Agrotourism in Crete

Agrotourism (agritourism) is an alternative, eco-friendly, new form of tourism developed in rural areas. Guests can participate in agricultural, horticultural or agribusiness operation to enjoy, be educated or be involved in activities. Particularly in Greece, agrotourism gives you the opportunity…

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