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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...

Justin Bieber’s New Friendship with a 79-Year-Old Greek Fisherman

Justin Bieber who is vacationing around Greece with his wife Hailey made a new friend: a 79-year-old fisherman in the island of Milos.

The Greek Fisherman in Iceland who Never Forgot his Native Land

George Alevras is a Greek fisherman from the historic city of Messolonghi who currently lives in Siglufjörður, one of the northernmost cities in Iceland.

Successful Greek Fisherman in Iceland Longs to Return to his Native Land

George Alevras is a Greek fisherman from the historic city of Messolonghi who currently lives in Siglufjörður, one of the northernmost cities in Iceland. Despite his success in Iceland's largest economic sector, Alevras would like to return back home to his...

Corfu Fisherman Sets New World Record for Catching Largest Gilt-Head Seabream

The European Spearfishing Records Association (ESRA) announced that Christos Simatis, a fisherman on Corfu, broke the world record recently by catching the biggest gilt-head seabream in Europe. The massive fish, caught by Simatis in September of 2019, weighed 6.905 kilograms...