Ikaria Retreat September 2018 - Environments of the Greek Islands and Seas
Charlene is co-author of “Ikaria Island: Explore and Experience.” She can't stop exploring Ikaria's natural environment. She's led environmental projects in Greece and taught students environmental law. She's given international presentations about the law of the sea, climate change and promotion of local island producers. She loves walking Ikarian foot paths and connecting with the island's true nature. She advises non profits too.
Valia Stefanoudaki is a marine activist, works with Sea Shepherd Global, and is collaborating with the Pelagos Cetacean Research Institute in Greece. She participated as member of the Pelagos Institute team in a marine survey of the Department of Fisheries and Marine Researach-Cyprus to assess the abundance and distribution of marine mammals in Cypriot waters. Valia also has established a group of activists against the captivity of dolphins and has participated in several demonstrations for the protection of wild animals and the sea.