One year has passed since Archipelagos, Institute of Marine Conservation, first reported to the national authorities the on-going incidents of illegal and destructive fishing practices taking place in the waters off Mount Athos. For more than a year now certain fishing boats, mainly purse seines, have continued openly illegal fishing practices in the area. The
For almost a year, our fisheries research team of Archipelago have been collaborating on a daily basis with the fishermen of Lipsi. We are preparing an innovative co- management project of fisheries where local fisherman will have an active role. For this purpose, we’ve collected daily data on fish production, but also on the condition