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Blue Flag award

Blue Flag Program

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…

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The valley of Butterflies

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.…

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Give Earth a hand

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…

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Earth Hour 2010

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…

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Rhodes Solar Powered

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…

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