Press releases / Announcements

SAvE Whales project: Scientists, civil society and Greek government to deploy smart technology to prevent ship strikes on sperm whales in the Kythera strait

The Greek Ministry of Environment and Energy, the Natural Environment and Climate Change Agency of Greece, together with the international marine conservation organisation OceanCare and the Athens-based environmental think tank The Green Tank announced today, as part of the Our Ocean Conference 2024, their commitment to ensure the implementation of the “SAvE Whales” system in the Strait of Kythira.

Kick off meeting for the ARTEMIS project

The Green Tank is one of the ten project partners of ARTEMIS which is aimed at accelerating the restoration of Posidonia seagrass meadows and exploring their ecosystem services in the Mediterranean.

Measures to shield households against the energy and climate crisis

Analysis by The Green Tank and Facets examines 8 scenarios for the residential housing sector and 2 scenarios for the road transport sector and identifies the most efficient combinations of measures that will reduce both the carbon footprint and energy bills of households by 2030. The implementation of these measures can lead up to €1.6 billion annual economic benefits in 2030 for the Greek households, while also reducing emissions from both sectors by up to 7.1 million tonnes of CO2