The news from the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature reports Greece as the number two ranked country in the world for its number of Blue Flag beaches behind
In order for a beach or marina to receive a Blue Flag eco-label, the quality of bathing water and other criteria must meet or exceed 32 separative standards. These deal with cleanliness, environmental management and organisation, environmental education and information, visitor safety and services, as well as protection of nature, the coast and the coastal areas.
The special event held at Almyros beach, Agios Nikolaos, Crete early in May saw the number of Greece beaches grow this year by 15. For more information on this news please email: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.eepf.gr or visit the links provided.