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Turkish Fishing Trawlers Spotted Off Mykonos

At least three Turkish trawlers were spotted fishing just a couple of nautical miles off the coast of Mykonos, in the central Aegean, on...

Lockdown Helps Remarkable Recovery of Fish Stocks in Greek Seas

Greek scientists say that the fish population in the Aegean and Ionian Seas has shown a remarkable recovery perhaps not seen for a quarter...

Deputy Mayor on Crete Receives €5000 Fine for Violating Fishing Ban

A deputy mayor from the Greek island of Crete will forever remember the boat trip he took with a few friends on Holy Monday...

Coronavirus Lockdown: Greece Bans Swimming, Fishing, Water Sports

Authorities in Greece have banned swimming, fishing and water sports as the country toughens up its already severe restrictions of movement to combat the...

The Death of the Kaiki, Greece’s Traditional Fishing Boat

He sits sad-eyed on a bench in front of the Neos Pyrgos pier in North Evia, watching some of the few remaining kaikia go...

A School to Save Greece’s Dying Fishing Industry

Lefteris Arapakis is a bright young man on a mission to revive the fishing industry in Greece, while educating unemployed Greeks in the complex...

Certain Aegean Sea Fish on the Brink of Extinction, Experts Warn

Experts from Aegean University warned on Monday that many of the species which live in the waters of the Aegean Sea are in danger...

Greeks Import 66% of the Fish They Consume

An impressive 66% of the fish consumed in Greece are imported, a WWF study says, the figure coming as a surprise for a country...

Turkish Authorities Detain and Release Six Men Fishing Off Coast of Chios

Turkish authorities on Tuesday released the five Greek nationals and one Greek-American detained while fishing near the islet Paspargos, in waters between Chios and...

Fisherman’s Friends: The Pelicans of Lake Kerkini

Lake Kerkini, famous as a bird-watching destination in northern Greece, has a particularly robust Dalmation pelican population. The local fishermen have developed a special...

Overfishing, The Scourge of Our Times, Reveals WWF Report

Overfishing has become the scourge of our times, said noted chef Lefteris Lazarou, WWF's new campaign ambassador. Over 82 percent of the fishes in the...

Fishing Boom as Greeks Angle to Survive

More Greeks are turning to fishing as a way of putting food on the table during the economic crisis. According to official figures, 37,000 people...

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