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NEWS

Our news


 2012 Volunteers opportunities
29/02/2012
In the middle of the economic crisis ARCHELON continues the work for the protection of sea turtles. The field projects will open again in May 2012 and last until October. The submission of applications has already been started and to our great surprise there are many people interested in participating in our projects

 Support of ARCHELON sea travel expenses from MINOAN LINES for the program in Southern Crete
29/02/2012
The Ferry Company of Crete MINOAN LINES continues to support us with different but equally important ways. As part of its sponsorship program, it has offered discount tickets to our Society, facilitating the annual transportation of ARCHELON executives to and from the program in Southern Crete.

 Sea turtles always find their way
24/02/2012
It is well known that sea turtles are migratory. They feed and reproduce in different areas. Although these areas may be hundreds of kilometers apart, turtles manage to find them with remarkable ease. This is one of natures marvels. How do turtles manage to navigate at sea?

 ANEK LINES support our movement to Western Crete
23/02/2012
Anek LINES, under the name "Anonymous Crete Shipping Company SA" which is based in Chania, has offered a discount of tickets for its ships, while also including ARCHELON in the companys annual office calendar for 2012, providing information as well as photographs of the volunteer Papafitsorou Costas, in the month July.

 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…