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Commissioner Damanaki takes an initiative to reenergise the Pelagos Sanctuary

29/07/2014 “The Pelagos Sanctuary is the biggest protected area in the Mediterranean”, said Commissioner Damanaki “and it holds great potential as a best practice example of how sustainable blue growth (...)

Story of the week - "Pisces: connecting responsible fishermen with responsible fish restaurants"

28/07/2014 This week's story on sustainability will take you through a responsible restaurant-led initiative in the UK, involving fishermen, chefs and consumers. Pisces is the experience of connecting (...)

Commission welcomes Council's agreement to improve how seas and coastal areas are used

23/07/2014 The EU's General Affairs Council has adopted legislation to improve the planning of maritime activities. The new Maritime Spatial Planning Directive will help Member States develop and coordinate (...)


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  • 04/08/2014 - Award Ceremony to young volunteers for cultural tourism organised by 'Friends of Paros' And the Municipality of Paros (Paros)
  • 03/09/2014 - Meeting of the European Commission (Brussels)
  • 15/09/2014 - Agrifish Council (Brussels)
  • 15/09/2014 - Plenary session of the European Parliament (Strasbourg)

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23 July 2014

Imagine an unmapped land, where windmills would be set in the middle of the regional road and where sunflowers would be planted in the middle of a forest without direct sunlight. You will agree that this is not really optimal. This is why we plan our economic activities on land. So, why should it be […]