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2015

  • In the frame of the Master Science Program of Medical School of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens "Environment and Health. Capacity Building for Decision Making" and in collaboration with Mariolopoulos - Kanaginis Foundation for the Environmental Sciences a Workshop was organized in 24 November 2015, 17:00 - 21:00, at the Auditorium Alkis Argyriadis, of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, entitled "Climate Change and Sustainable Development. Impacts on Health, Migration, Poverty and Eco-justice in view of COP21 2015 in Paris". The Workshop explored and discussed the social impact of climate change on health, but also on immigration, poverty and ecological justice, focusing on promoting sustainable development. More.

  • On the 12th of October 2015 the President of the Hellenic Republic was presented with the results of the public consultation "Athens World Wide Views on Climate and Energy". The consultation took place on the 6th of June 2015 on the initiative of the French Government (via the French Embassy and the French Institute), the Climate Change Impacts Study Committee of the Bank of Greece, the Mariolopoulos- Kanaginis Foundation for the Environmental Sciences and the postgraduate study program "Environment and Health. Capacity Building for Decision Making" of the Medical School of National Kapodistrian University of Athens. More.

  • The Board of Directors accepted the proposal by Professor P. Nastos for an indefinite use by Laboratory of Climatology and Atmospheric Environment, University of Athens, of a Meteorological Station owned by the Foundation. The station will be used for education purposes.

  • The MKF in collaboration with the Center for Research and Technology Hellas and the Academy of Athens published the proceedings of the 2015 Global Conference on Global Warming (GCGW 2015) which was held in Athens in May 2015.

  • On the 21-25 September 2015 the Mariolopoulos - Kanaginis Foundation for the Environmental Sciences coorganized with the International Atomic Energy Agency, the International Union of Radioecology, the Greek Atomic Energy Commission and the Journal of Environmental Radioactivity Comenius University of Bratislava the "International Conference ENVIRA 2015 on Environmental Radioactivity" under the auspices of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. More.

  • On the occasion of the International Day for the Environment, 6 of June 2015, the Mariolopoulos - Kanaginis Foundation for Environmental Sciences, the Climate Change Impacts Study Committee (CCISC) of the Bank of Greece and the Post Graduate Programme of the University of Athens on "Environment and Health" coorganised a public discussion on man made climate change and its impacts. More.

  • On April 28, 2015 the MKF coorganized with the French Institute in Greece and the "Conférences sans Frontières" an evening event entitled "The future of Olive, the Olive of the future". More.

  • Dr Harris Tzalas at his speech in the conference of the Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities under the title "Diving in the past" referred to the collaboration of the Mariolopoulos - Kanaginis Foundation with the Hellenic Institute of Ancient and Mediaeval Alexandrian Studies at the archaeological - geophysical research missions at the Alexandria region.

  • Mariolopoulos - Kanaginis Foundation for the Environmental Sciences published the work by Evangelos Mantis former Commander Meteorologist of the Greek Air Force entitled "The History of the Hellenic Meteorological Service 1931-1950" Vol. A'.

    The work describes the events that led to the establishment of the Hellenic Meteorological Service which came from the Department of Meteorology of the National Observatory of Athens. It describes the first steps of the Hellenic Meteorological Service as part of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) providing additional services related to the weather and climate. Cover.

  • On January 10th, the ceremony for the cutting of the New Year’s cake took place at the Foundation offices. Present at the ceremony were the President of the MKF Prof. C. Zerefos, the Secretary C. Repapis, the Treasurer G. Mariolopoulos and the members of the board of Directors, D. Asimakopoulos, P. Nikolopoulou - Stamati, N. Christopoulos, and V. Tritakis. At the ceremony where also present the Director of the MKF E. Xirotyri, the wives of the board of Directors Mrs M. Mariolopoulou, Mrs K. Asimakopoulou and Mrs A. Antoniou secretary.

 

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