Oct 24, 2017

Guardians of the Aegean


Spurred by the degradation of the natural habitats and ecosystems of the marine and terrestrial environment, numerous stakeholders including, conservationists, scientists, local authorities, and of course local artisanal traditional fishers have joined forces for the establishment and operation of a Marine Protected Area (MPA) in the waters surrounding the island of Santorini. Since 2010 an initiative has been taken to implement the formal preservation of the marine natural environment of Santorini as an area of unique natural significance, strictly protected from destructive human activity and practices that degrade the environment.­
The initiative, namely “Theran Sea” invites you tonight to watch the documentary “Guardians of the Aegean” (with subtitles). A discussion will follow with the director Homer Evangelinos, as well as Pierre-Yves Cousteau (famous Jacques-Yves Cousteau’s son), who is the initiator of the MPA creation. The event is held in memory of Peter Nikolaidis, leader in protecting the Cyclades marine environment.
In Villagio Cinema, Kamari, at 19.30. Free entrance.