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The Greek island of Kastellorizo, shown here at sunset from the top of an ancient castle, is a little over a mile away from the Turkish shore. Known for its architecture, turquoise sea and friendship with the neighbor Turks, it's recently become a pawn in a geopolitical dispute between the Greek and Turkish governments over hydrocarbons and maritime borders. Demetrios Ioannou for NPR hide caption

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'Not Our World': This Greek Island Wants An End To Greece And Turkey's Feud

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Aegean Rebreath founder George Sarelakos (center) hands a netted bag of marine litter to volunteers on the main pier of the Greek island of Poros. Joanna Kakissis for NPR hide caption

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Meet Greece's Marine Trash Collectors Diving To Keep Their Sea Beautiful

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