As stocks deplete, Greek fishermen scrap boats and livelihoods

Fisherman Panagiotis Pagonis, 72, (L) and his fellow fisherman Dimitris Karapetsas, 67, are seen onboard Pagonis' boat "Katerina" off the shores of Asprovalta, Greece, June 11, 2018. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis

ASPROVALTA, Greece (Reuters) – Panagiotis Pagonis stands on the deck of his fishing boat off Asprovalta in northern Greece, grimacing at another empty catch. “It’s all gone to hell,” the 72-year-old mutters as the early glimmer of dawn lights up the waters. Ten days later, he looks on as the mechanical arm of a bulldozer […]

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