About Nicholas Mantzaris

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This year’s World River Day is dedicated to Aoos

As part of this year’s World Rivers Day (25 September), the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Pindos Perivallontiki, the Mediterranean Institute for Nature and Anthropos (MedINA) and the Green Tank, dedicated the week 19-25 September in the Aoos River.

Environmental permit terms for wind farms

Based on an analysis of 101 environmental permits for wind farms in Greece, the Green Tank and Nature Conservation Consultants (NCC) document differentiated approaches in the permitting process and recommend the adoption of a harmonized approach across the country. The promotion of renewable energy sources (RES) is the central tool for achieving the country’s climate and energy targets. However, especially with regard to wind energy, which is considered the most mature of RES technologies, there are recognized potential impacts, especially on