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Diving Tourism: Benefits for the Marine Environment and the Local Communities

Diving Tourism: Benefits for the Marine Environment and the Local Communities

On Sunday, July 1st, at 10 am, in the "Kordatos" Auditorium (Papastratos Seafront Complex), a conference will be held on "Diving Tourism: Benefits for the Marine Environment and the Local Communities".
The Conference is the result of a partnership between the Scuba Divers Club of Volos and members of the University of Thessaly, in an effort to highlight the potentials and prospects for sustainable development that will result from the promotion of Diving Tourism in Magnesia, respecting the aquatic ecosystems and the emergence of the rare marine flora and fauna of Pagasitikos and the North Sporades group.

The speakers are:
Dr. Kostas Dounas, Research Director, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research
Dr. Maria Salomidi, Researcher at the Institute of Oceanography, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research
Kostas Thoktaridis, Diver - Underwater Researcher
Dr. Alexios Lolas, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Thessaly

During the Conference, Mr. Pierre-Yves Cousteau (Cousteau Society) will briefly address, through teleconference, the participants of the conference, in the context of certain actions that have been developed for the protection of the marine ecosystem in Santorini.

We will be honored with your presence at the conference.