At least 150,000 Greeks have signed an online petition against a bill to increase coastal development.
As a result, the government has decided to propose a new watered-down version.
But many fear it is only a question of time before the bill, which they claim threatens to destroy Greece's pristine coastline, is resurrected.
Al Jazeera's John Psaropolous reports from the Greek island of Crete.
Source: Al Jazeera