Miscellaneous

Medellin’s Sustainable Success: Lessons in Green Development and Beating the Heat

In a bid to enhance its commitment to sustainable development, Katerina Kokkinaki, Green Marketing and Project Manager at Elafonisos Eco, embarked on an enlightening journey to Medellin, Colombia, in late December 2023. The purpose of her visit was to explore and...

Costa Rica: A Beacon of Sustainable Development and Eco-Tourism

Last year, members of Elafonisos Eco were privileged to attend and participate in the presentations and conferences of Ocean Week, an event dedicated to addressing critical issues related to the environment. One of the highlights of the event was the encounter with...

A smile extends your life… – World Smile Day® 2023

As is well known by now throughout the world Harvey Ball, a commercial artist from Worcester, Massachusetts created the smiley face in 1963. That image went on to become the most recognizable symbol of good will and good cheer on the planet. As the years passed Harvey...

The Rising Costs of Extreme Heat on the Global Economy: A Case Study on Greece

As the climate crisis escalates, the world is witnessing a surge in extreme heatwaves that not only threaten human lives but also inflict significant damage on the global economy. Recent research has revealed that the economic cost of scorching temperatures is far...

International Yoga Day

Every year, the International Day of Yoga is celebrated, coinciding with the summer solstice which symbolically represents the perfect, ideally perfect, balance between opposites. A magical moment, of perfect balance of opposites, of light and dark. To follow,...

Celebrating World Environment Day

As the world comes together to celebrate World Environment Day, it's time for Elafonisos Eco to reflect on our responsibility towards the planet and take action to protect and preserve its beauty. Elafonisos, with its stunning landscapes and abundant biodiversity,...

Buzzing with Excitement: Celebrating World Bee Day!

🐝🌍 Happy World Bee Day! 🌼🐝 Today, we celebrate the invaluable contributions of bees and their crucial role in our ecosystem. As pollinators, bees play a vital role in fertilizing plants and ensuring the reproduction of countless species, including those that provide...

Celebrating Earth Day : Our Commitment to a Sustainable Future

Today, on Earth Day, we reflect on our mission to protect the unique nature, environment, and archaeological sites of Elafonisos Island. As a non-profit association of social utility, Elafonisos Eco was founded in 2013 by Enrico Toja and a group of friends who shared...

The cat Nerone and the turtle Marinella

NERONE is a black cat from ELAFONISOS that has lost an eye, I think from a futile fight between cats. Gianna was the first to adopt him, but NERONE, naughty cat, when Gianna is not there was adopted by Vassiliki and also by us. This summer NERONE met for the first...

MIKIS THEODORAKIS has left us, but SIRTAKI remains forever.

Wednesday 8 September in the center of Athens in the chapel of THEOTOKOS GORGOEPOIKOOS and AGIOS ELEFTHERIOS, adjacent to the Cathedral, after 3 days of national mourning an immense...
International Yoga Day

International Yoga Day

Every year, the International Day of Yoga is celebrated, coinciding with the summer solstice which symbolically represents the perfect, ideally perfect, balance between opposites. A magical moment,...

Celebrating World Environment Day

Celebrating World Environment Day

As the world comes together to celebrate World Environment Day, it's time for Elafonisos Eco to reflect on our responsibility towards the planet and take action to protect and preserve its beauty....

The cat Nerone and the turtle Marinella

The cat Nerone and the turtle Marinella

NERONE is a black cat from ELAFONISOS that has lost an eye, I think from a futile fight between cats. Gianna was the first to adopt him, but NERONE, naughty cat, when Gianna is not there was adopted...

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