I have been shocked yesterday to learn that the Greek Ministry of Finance was preparing a bill to privatize the Greek coastline, in particular allowing to build right on the coastline and even extending the coastline through earthworks into the sea.
http://www.thepressproject.net/article/ ... reek-coast
There is now a petition online:
http://www.change.org/en-CA/petitions/g ... e_petition
sl (in Greece right now)