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Oil exploration

On a fast track mode, the Ministerial Council approved oil exploration operations in deep waters offshore the Canary Islands. The approved project includes the drilling of exploratory wells on the seabed at depths of 3,500 m....
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Italy

In the framework of  the legislative consolidation and simplification decree, the Government has suggested a new  classification of “forests” which will exclude from protection a number of ecologically important habitats and areas....
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Greece parnassus

Parnassus, one of the mythical mountains of Greece and home to the Temple of Delphi, the greatest of ancient Greek oracles, has been hosting an illegally built ski resort for at least three decades. In 1938, Parnassus was legally designated a National Park, one of Greece’s first protected areas together with Mount Olympus....
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Greece helios project

The Helios Project is moving ahead. The Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change issued a draft law for the establishment of a private enterprise named “Helios S.A.”, which will undertake the planning and implementation of the Helios project....
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Forests in Greece

According to mounting news reports, forests are subject to increasing logging pressures for domestic fuel use. WWF Greece conducted a preliminary survey with the local forestry authorities....
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