Reclaim the Sea

Coming together demanding environmental and social justice with a global movement to reclaim our oceans and coastlines

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civil society Archive

  • The beaches in Pireaus don’t belong to everyone


    In May 2012, the Pireaus municipality leased two of the municipal beaches for exploitation by private individuals companies. Since then, citizens of the municipality have come together to resist the privatization of municipal beaches. You can follow them on their page on facebook (in greek) This is the statement from […]

  • Greece – The beach fighters are taken to court


    When in 2007, the citizens and the municipality of the area of Ellinikou decided to fight against the economic interests of ‘the night’ who stole people’s right to for free access to the beach, by breaking the barriers ‘privatizing’ the beach, this seemed like an initial victory for the movement. […]