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NEWS

Our news


 Joanne, whats new at the Rescue Centre?
19/06/2012
Our volunteer at the Rescue Centre Joanne Stournara updates us on the events of the week between 8th and 14th June 2012.

 A “peek” through our activities...
14/06/2012
Our volunteer Joanne Stournara updates us on news through our activities at the Field Projects during the week between 1st June and 7th June 2012.

 A “peek” through our activities at the Rescue Centre...
14/06/2012
Our volunteer Joanne Stournara updates us on the events of the week between 1st and 7th June 2012 at the ARCHELON Rescue Centre.

 13 turtles found dead in ONE day in Alexandroupolis
12/06/2012
It seems like everyone has heard the news. People are concerned about the fate of Caretta caretta. But two questions remain:
- Why so far away from Zakynthos?
- What was their cause of death?


 An emotional image of the event on 27th May at the Rescue Centre for the celebration of “World Turtle Day”
06/06/2012
A few days after the successful event at the Sea Turtle Rescue Centre, the celebration of “World Turtle Day”, people of ARCHELON describe their experience with excitement.

 A “peek” through our activities...
06/06/2012
Our volunteer Joanne Stournara updates us on news through our activities during the week between 25th and 31st May 2012.

 The Field Leaders who will try to protect 2000 Caretta Caretta nests have been trained
30/05/2012
The Field Leaders Training Seminar, each year, marks the beginning of the operating period of the ARCHELON Field programs.
Young volunteers, mainly scientists and naturalists from Greece and abroad, every year undertake specific areas of each region and commit morally to remain for 5 months at the nesting beaches in order to monitor and protect the Caretta Caretta nesting on the most important nesting beaches of our country.

 A “peek” through our activities...
29/05/2012
Our volunteer Joanne Stournara updates us on news through our activities during the week between 18th and 24th May 2012.

 First Nest Earlier Than Expected – We All Lost the Bet
25/05/2012
.....So at 8:32am on the 23rd of May the first nest of 2012 was found on West Sekania.
Happy World Turtle Day everyone!

 Joanne, whats new at the Rescue Centre?
24/05/2012
Our volunteer at the Rescue Centre Joanne Stournara updates us on the events of the week between 11th and 17th May 2012.

 Joanne, whats new at the Rescue Centre?
16/05/2012
Our volunteer at the Rescue Centre Joanne Stournara updates us on the events of the week between 27th April and 10th May 2012.

 Joanne, whats new at the Rescue Centre?
07/05/2012
Our volunteer at the Rescue Centre Joanne Stournara updates us on the events of the week between 6th April and 26th April 2012.

 ARCHELONs Earth Day event a great success
03/05/2012
As part of the international campaign Mobilize the Earth, which aims to increase public awareness about the sustainability of our planet, ARCHELON organized a special event on 22 April at our Sea Turtle Rescue Centre in Glyfada. The event was heavily attended by people of all ages, very popular, and most important of all, succeeded in raising awareness about the problems facing our planet and what we can do to help.

 A shocking and gruesome sight
11/04/2012
A shocking and gruesome spectacle was experienced by the divers of the Thessaloniki Dive Club when exploring the sea bottom outside Paliouri Peninsula in Halkidiki; in a depth of 35 meters they recognized something swinging strangely in the distance. Approaching they discovered that it was the decayed body of a sea turtle suspended by an anchored fishing line.

 Joanne, whats new at the Rescue Centre?
10/04/2012
Our volunteer at the Rescue Centre Joanne Stournara updates us on the events of the week between 30th March and 5th April 2012.

 A.R.C.H.E.L.O.N. - Kyparissia Bay 2011
03/04/2012
A =AMAZING (a word frequently used by volunteers)
R = REWARDING
C = COULDNT GET MORE SUN IF YOU TRIED
H = HAS SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE
E = EXCELLENT FOOD (cooked, prepared and served by who else but the volunteers themselves)
L = LOTS OF FUN
O = ONE AND ONLY TRUE CONSERVATION VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
N = NO FRILLS OR FANCY THINGS (just a wonderful organisation in desperate need of volunteers to play an active role in conserving the loggerhead turtle)