SEA BIN IN THE CYCLADES

The challenge Marine pollution, particularly plastic waste and trash, poses a significant threat to the fragile ecosystems and beautiful coastlines of the Cyclades islands. The solution Introducing Sea Bins in the Cyclades contributes to the reduction of marine pollution and enhances the environmental stewardship in the region. Sea Bins are innovative floating devices designed to…

CYCLADORAMA

The challenge The Cycladic islands and their marine waters are unique ecosystems that require special support in order to sustain and protect them. However, economic development, population growth, overfishing, uncontrolled construction, pollution and climate change significantly increase risks for marine and coastal habitats, assets and ecosystems. The solution Cycladorama aims to support fish stock and marine ecosystem…

WOMEN FOR PLASTIC-FREE CYCLADES

The challenge Women in the Cyclades play a crucial and often overlooked role as timeless ambassadors of environmental protection and sustainability in their local communities on the islands. They often serve as cultural stewards, preserving traditional knowledge, practices, and values related to environmental conservation and sustainability. The need to empower and support them to run…

CYCLADES GREEN VOLUNTEERS

The challenge The Cyclades face various environmental challenges, including loss of biodiversity, water scarcity, pollution, and mass-tourism impacts. Volunteers and eco-friendly tourists can play a crucial role in addressing these challenges through their contributions to conservation, sustainable practices, and community engagement. The solution Engaging young citizens and eco-friendly tourists in environmental preservation, protection of wildlife,…

CPF ISLANDERS’ FORUM

The challenge Geographical isolation is a significant challenge for environmental organizations on islands, as it usually hinders their ability to connect with each other and collaborate effectively. Limited resources, including funding and staff, further compound this challenge, making it often difficult for organizations to initiate and sustain collaborative initiatives among the islands. The solution Bringing…

CYCLADOSCOPE

The challenge Geographical isolation is a significant challenge for environmental organizations on islands, as it usually hinders their ability to connect with each other and collaborate effectively. Limited resources, including funding and staff, further compound this challenge, making it often difficult for organizations to initiate and sustain collaborative initiatives among the islands. The solution Bringing…