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UN Honors Young Activist Trying to Make Greece’s Fishing Industry “Greener”

The UN Environment Program (UNEP) awarded last week the honorary title of Ambassador for the Mediterranean Coast for 2021-22 to Lefteris Arapakis, a young activist who is fighting to save the fishing industry in Greece. Awarded as part of UNEP’s...

Was Greek Fishing Helped or Hindered by Pandemic?

Did the pandemic help or hinder Greek fishing? Experts offered their take on how fish populations and marine life are faring today.

Greek Climate Activist Named Europe’s "Young Champion of the Earth" by UN

Lefteris Arapakis, a 26-year old Greek climate activist and entrepreneur, was named "Young Champion of the Earth" for Europe by the United Nations on December 11. A graduate of the Athens University of Economics and Business, in 2017 Arapakis co-founded...

A School to Save Greece’s Dying Fishing Industry

Greece now has its first fishing school! Lefteris Arapakis is a bright young man on a mission to revive the fishing industry in Greece, while educating unemployed Greeks in the complex science of fishing. Together with George Tsiolis and with...