Over a century ago, biologist T. H. Huxley, famously known as âDarwinâs bulldogâ, stated that the oceans âwere an inexhaustible source of food and industrial products for humans to use with confidence.â
Press releases from MP Yiannis Vroutsis, MEP Kriton Arsenis, Synaspismos, the Trade & Business Association of Paros & Antiparos, the Paros Public Library, the Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation, the Syn-Kykladiki Initiative
STONES, Their secret and their beauty, "About the Seaâ, September at the Park, Charcoal and Pencilâ Workshop: Rediscover your surroundings, Giorgos Kakoulidis Painting Exhibition, September at the Apothiki Art Center, Mette Rosenvinge Painting Exhibition, Nikos Voulgaris (sculpture) & Brigitte van Laar (painting) Exhibition, "Metapolisâ Photography Exhibition.
Passengers on the Highspeed 1 ferry on their way from Rafina to Paros on Friday 6 August, were alarmed at the sight of flames leaping out of the shipâs engine room as it travelled between Mykonos and Paros.
Christos Vlachoyiannis: Mayor of Paros & possible Mayoral Candidate
âWe need to have a more active, environmentally-conscious body of citizens if environmental policies are to have a real effect on our daily lives.â
Grigoria Protolati: Eparchos Paros &âAntiparos, Mayoral Candidate
âThe big challenge ahead of us is to turn Greece into a law abiding country, not a country with a multitude of laws, none of which is actually enforced.â
Manolis Glezos: possible Mayoral Candidate
âIf some believe I can rise above politics, it is because my whole life has revolved around the right of citizens to participate in the decision-making process.â
Nikos Marianos, Mayoral Candidate â Antiparos
âWe would like to appeal to citizens of all political beliefs, because we believe that our problems are common and have no particular political colour.â
Yiannis Levendakis, Mayoral Candidate â Antiparos
âMy political party has a track record of political engagement since 2007... so we have a political history, we have fought many battles already. â
Old timers here will remember the beautiful agricultural garden (the Agrokipio) at the southwestern corner of Paroikiaâs seafront, where farmers bought their trees, housewives their rosebushes, and a few in the know the grapefruits from the islandâs only grapefruit tree.
In the largest volunteer effort of its kind, and in partnership with organisations and individuals across the globe, Ocean Conservancyâs International Coastal Cleanup engages people to remove trash and debris from the worldâs beaches and waterways, identify the sources of debris, and change the behaviours that cause marine debris.