Ikaria News (7)
The small islands of Ikaria and Fourni will be left without ferry transportation as the vessels of nautical company GA Ferries that used to carry out the routes will be docked in the port of Piraeus.
The forest of Ranti in Ikaria, a region of extreme natural beauty, is seriously threatened by uncontrolled and illegal pasturing.
The permanent inhabitants of Ikaria are approaching the record of longevity and attract the interest of the global scientific community.
The sub-perfect of the island asks for a better ferry conenction to Piraeus, as the present itineraries are not convenient for the residents and visitors.
A unit for the prodution of hybrid energy was inaugurated last week on Ikaria, to provide the whole island with electric energy produced from recoverable reserves. This is considered a very important step for the production of the environemt.
A Striped Dolphin of species Stenella coeruleoalba was stranded a few days before in an almost inaccessible area, near Trapalo village, on the Aegean island of Ikaria.
Operations at Archipelagos new research base, the Centre of Environmental & Agricultural Research of the Aegean Sea in Ikaria began in May 2005.