Sea Green in Greece

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WATER WISE: Diving into one of Cape Sounio's conservation workshops

Who says holidays are about getting brown? For kids, getting greener can be far more fun. After a day of snorkeling, kayaking and exploring tide pools, six young marine detectives gleefully examine their findings — plankton, sea tomatoes and some seagrass — under high-tech microscopes. These aquatic adventurers are members of Ambassadors of the Environment, the children's club at the eco-luxury Cape Sounio hotel on mainland Greece's Attica coast. Aimed at kids between 4 and 12, the club is part of a far-reaching educational scheme devised by marine biologist Jean-Michel Cousteau, son of ocean pioneer Jacques.

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