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NEWS

Our news


 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)

 Joanne, whats new at the Rescue Centre?
02/04/2012
Our volunteer at the Rescue Centre Joanne Stournara updates us on the events of the week between 23rd and 29th March 2012.

 English Language Teachers meet ARCHELON
28/03/2012
Approximately 500 English language teachers from Greece and abroad were introduced to ARCHELON at the TESOL Greece 33rd Annual Convention, which took place on March 17 and 18, 2012, at the Hellenic American Union in Athens.

 Joanne, whats new at the Rescue Centre?
27/03/2012
Our volunteer at the Rescue Centre Joanne Stournara updates us on the events of the two weeks between 9th and 22nd March 2012.

 ARCHELON in Mexico
27/03/2012
Every year, the International Sea Turtle Symposium is an appropriate event to present and discuss research results and conservation issues. Further, it is a unique occasion to meet with other people working with sea turtles around the world. This year the 32nd Symposium took place in Huatulco, Mexico, from 11 to 17 March 2012.

 Accidents can happen: Do you know what to do?
26/03/2012
With the start of the lovely Greek spring and its warm weather and sunny skies, many of us may head for the beaches and the sea to enjoy their many pleasures. This may put us in contact with sea turtles, who will also be taking advantage of the pleasant weather. Heres how you can help.

 Joanne, whats new at the Rescue Centre?
21/03/2012
Our volunteer at the Rescue Centre Joanne Stournara updates us on the events of the week between 2nd March and 8th March 2012.