Greece as soon as once more ranked second place on the Blue Flag high quality award record amongst 41 international locations, in line with the Hellenic Society for the Safety of Nature. Spain is in first place.
Organizer Basis for Environmental Training (primarily based in Denmark) honored 2,884 seashores and 627 marinas worldwide with the worldwide eco-label (blue flags). In Greece, a complete of 421 seashores and 9 marinas have been honored with the standard “Blue Flag” award.
Final 12 months 425 Greek seashores and eight marinas acquired a blue flag.
In Attica, the seashores of Schinias, Punta Zezas, Anavyssos, Lagonisi, Varkiza, Vouliagmeni and Voula acquired blue flags.
As for the remainder of Greece, the vast majority of blue flags went to 96 seashores on Crete (27 in Chania, 13 in Rethymno, 14 in Heraklio and 42 in Lasithi). Subsequent adopted Chalkidiki (40), Kerkyra (35), Rodos (33) and Magnesia (22).
The “Blue Flag” is a voluntary eco-label awarded to seashores internationally and is run by the impartial, non-profit group Basis for Environmental Training.