Partnerships: Tell us about your partnerships.
Alekos Pantazis' latest related partnerships:
From May to July 2008 Alekos was member of the field research trip “Planning of a network of marine reserves in the area of Cyclades, Aegean” organized by Dr. Sylvain Giakoumi (Research fellow, University of Queensland and HCMR).
His main tasks were underwater field observations and measurements (fish counts, rugosity) across the coastline of 17 Cyclades islands, interviewing fishermen and recording their problems and their opinion on Marine Protected Areas.
The aforementioned research trip was organized by the University of Aegean, Department of Sea Sciences.
From January 2008 to September 2008 Alekos was working on the evaluation of a methodology for the planning of marine reserve networks in Cyclades, held by the National Centre of Environment and Sustainable Development, Ministry of environment energy & climate change.
From October 2007 to January 2008 Alekos was member of the EU project BEACHMED-e "Strategic management of beach protection for sustainable development of Mediterranean coastal zones" working for the Foundation for Research and Technology (Heraklion) on the conduction of two coastal engineering studies in Crete (Rethymno and Kokkinos Pirgos).
From November 2010 to May 2011, Alekos was interacting with local authorities and organizations (Municipality of Rethymno, fishermen association, Geneeral Chemical State Laboratory and more) as an educator and coordinator of the "Citizen's of Rethymno Ecological Footprint" educational research project.
Nikos Nikiforakis’ latest related Partnerships:
Nikos has been working as an independent contractor for the Environmental Department of the Urban Planning Service (Prefecture of Chania - Crete) for 3 years (May 2008 to November 2009 and December 2005 to May 2007). Dealing with legal authorization of various projects and activities was critical to familiarizing with the complexity of environmental legislation.