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NEWS

Our news


 Our LIFE EUROTURTLES project: Love is the goal. LIFE is the journey
22/06/2017
The project has already begun since September 2016. It is a European LIFE project, in which ARCHELON is one of the main Beneficiaries and represents Greece. Altogether 9 beneficiaries from 6 countries (Greece, Italy, Malta, Slovenia, Croatia, Cyprus) are participating jointly to protect nests in nesting areas using new technologies

 Participation of ARCHELON at the MedPAN marine turtle exchange visit
07/06/2017
The aim of this exchange visit was to create a Mediterranean network for sharing knowledge and information on protection and management issues of sea turtles in Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas.

 Joanne, whats new at the Rescue Centre (April 2017)?
07/06/2017
Our volunteer at the Rescue Centre Joanne Stournara updates us on the events in April 2017.

 The rain did not prevent the celebration of World Turtle Day
06/06/2017
Though the rain was unstoppable and the temperature was considerably low, about 350 people left their home to participate in the celebration that we organize each year on the last Sunday of May.

 Volunteers are the motivating force of ARCHELONs work and achievements
06/06/2017
From the first day of its foundation, ARCHELON welcomes volunteers from all over the world. People of different ages, interests, nationalities and habits. The volunteers are those who compose the nature of ARCHELON over thirty-four years now and they are the motivating force of its actions and its heritage.

 Students of the Peloponnese learn about ARCHELON and the marine environment
23/05/2017
The nesting season is just around the corner and here in Kyparissiakos bay, ARCHELON is more than ready to greet the nesting turtles. Meanwhile, our educational programs just started last week, whose target audience is students of all ages.

 Two Ambassadors join their forces for ARCHELON
22/05/2017
ARCHELON Ambassadors, such as Sicily and Lydia, assist in our enormous efforts of making the dream reality each year for the monitoring and protection of sea turtles and their habitats.

 ARCHELON's summer field programs have begun!
12/05/2017
Each year, ARCHELON's summer field programs commence, following the completion of the Field Leaders Training Seminar, who are ready for action, traveling to Caretta caretta sea turtle’s most important reproductive habitats of our country for the purpose of studying and protecting them.

 ARCHELON an active participant in Street Relays 2017
12/04/2017
ARCHELON could not be absent from an initiative like this, so the organization with its volunteers dynamically participated in the Glyfada Street Relays 2017 on Sunday, April 9th 2017.

 Workshop in Rethymno for sea turtles
10/04/2017
In view of the forthcoming nesting in just one month, the ARCHELON Association travelled to Crete with the aim of recalling compliance with management measures for the conservation of the sea turtle and its breeding habitats, as well as informing the local authorities of Crete about the transnational European program LIFE EUROTURTLES.

 Joanne, whats new at the Rescue Centre (March 2017)?
07/04/2017
Our volunteer at the Rescue Centre Joanne Stournara updates us on the events in March 2017.

 Joanne, whats new at the Rescue Centre (January-February 2017)?
04/04/2017
Our volunteer at the Rescue Centre Joanne Stournara updates us on the events in January and February 2017.

 The protection of the Loggerhead Sea turtles in Laganas Bay, Zakynthos, Greece during 2016
04/04/2017
This short report presents the main events in the efforts to protect the nesting habitats of Loggerhead Sea Turtles in Laganas Bay, Zakynthos during 2016.

 ARCHELON in a colorful action in the center of Athens
27/03/2017
Thousands of civilians raised their voice at the Break Free event and walked together, claiming a peaceful, safe and dignified future for the planet. With flags, banners and by forming a peace sign with their bodies, with the Acropolis in the background, they sent a sonorous message against climate change, injustice and inequality by creating a powerful, peaceful and determined wave of change.

 The protection of the Loggerhead Sea turtles in the nesting habitats of Crete during 2016 (in Greek).
17/03/2017
This short report, presents the main events in the efforts to protect the nesting habitats of Loggerhead Sea Turtles in Crete during 2016.

 Wishes of Hope at ARCHELONs Program Presentation Event on 14/2/17
21/02/2017
For most people, Valentine’s Day is a day for lovers, but for the people of ARCHELON, it’s a day dedicated to the love for sea turtles and our work to protect them. It is also a day to acknowledge and reward the volunteers who contribute their efforts to achieving our goals, both in the field and in the Rescue Centre.