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NEWS

Our news


 Joanne, whats new at the Rescue Centre?
20/02/2012
Our volunteer at the Rescue Centre Joanne Stournara updates us on the events of the week between 5th and 12th February 2012.

 Joanne, whats new at the Rescue Centre?
17/02/2012
Our volunteer at the Rescue Centre Joanne Stournara updates us on the events of the week between 29th January and 4th February 2012.

 Cold outside, but warmth in our hearts
14/02/2012
The frozen weather of Monday, January 30th 2012 was not an obstacle in creating a very warm atmosphere in the loft of the bookstore Pataki. We refer to the event of the ARCHELON New Year Pie Cutting, for the year 2012, which was attended by numerous dear members, volunteers, supporters and many friends of the Association.

 Joanne, whats new at the Rescue Centre?
06/02/2012
Our volunteer at the Rescue Centre Joanne Stournara updates us on the events of the week between 21th and 28st January 2012.

 Tourism and sea turtle: Allies or competitors?
02/02/2012
Its a fact that numerous peaceful and sandy beaches, which the sea turtles choose to nest for centuries now, are at the moment amongst the most popular touristic destinations.
Inevitably, the relationship between tourism and sea turtles can at first level, be considered as competitive. However, tourism and sea turtles can become allies and coexist in harmony provided that some financial solutions shall be followed, based on the preparation of simple rules concerning the activities across the seaside.

 What turtles teach us
02/02/2012
And speaking of good news... The Sunday 29 January edition of the newspaper Ethnos Kyriakis had a two-page spread on ARCHELON and the Rescue Centre, including an interview with Centre Coordinator Pavlos Tsaros, and photos of the facilities, the volunteers and of course some of the turtles being cared for.

 Joanne, whats new at the Rescue Centre?
30/01/2012
Our volunteer at the Rescue Centre Joanne Stournara updates us on the events of the week between 15th and 21st January 2012.

 Joanne, whats new at the Rescue Centre?
24/01/2012
Our volunteer at the Rescue Centre Joanne Stournara updates us on the events of the week between 8th and 14th January 2012.

 Joanne, whats new at the Rescue Centre?
16/01/2012
Our volunteer at the Rescue Centre Joanne Stournara updates us on the events of the week between 30th December and 7th January 2012.

 Joanne, whats new at the Rescue Centre?
10/01/2012
Our volunteer at the Rescue Centre Joanne Stournara updates us on the events of the week between 21th December and 29th December 2011.

 Joanne, whats new at the Rescue Centre?
05/01/2012
Our volunteer at the Rescue Centre Joanne Stournara updates us on the events of the week between 13th December and 17th December 2011.

 “Panagiota” & “Evangelia”: Two more happy farewell
20/12/2011
…It can take months sometimes for a turtle to eat independently, depending on the age of the individual and how serious the injury is…
…Patience can wear away at times but when this happens, you know all the effort in the world is worthwhile and we must never give up…

 Joanne, what's new at the Rescue Centre? (5-12 to 12-12-11)
16/12/2011
This is the first in a series of weekly reports about happenings at the Rescue Center. The reports will be posted every Monday, but for this first time well include some important news from the recent past as well.

 “Spot Off !” - the Turtles Are Coming!
15/12/2011
...Some of my Greek friends told me, while they were swimming accidentally they had met large sea turtles. What a fantastic experience! To retain this possibility, and for many additional and less selfish reasons, I think indeed the work of initiatives like Archelon is indispensable. Here, species conservation very certainly makes a lot of sense – nevertheless our marine ecosystems must be better protected altogether...

 “Alexis” back home
13/12/2011
This sub adult loggerhead “Alexis” was rescued in Preveza on the 24th August 2011. He was released on the beach of Legrena at sunset on the 9th December 2011.

 Four “winter” releases
07/12/2011
“Artemis”, “Iraklis”, “Kanella”, Vicky”,
We really need to thank all people involved from the rescue to the release making it possible to save these ancient mariners.
If we add these latest 4 releases, we have been able to return to the wild a total number of 28 free turtles, during 2011!!.