| ||Joanne, what’s new at the Rescue Centre (January-February 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|
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|
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).|
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 ARCHELON’s Program Presentation Event on 14/2/17|
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.
| ||Lakonikos project is going to thrill South Carolina|
Coastal Carolina University (CCU) is hosting ARCHELON in its International Internship/Study Abroad Expo today on Tuesday February 7, 2017 between 10am-2pm. ARCHELON thanks to Taylor is presenting our volunteer opportunities to students of CCU seeking international experiences.
| ||AMVRAKIKOS GULF: AN IMPORTANT AREA LINKING LOGGERHEAD HABITATS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN|
After 14 years of marking 700 turtles with flipper tags and of applying satellite transmitters, it was concluded that the loggerheads foraging in Amvrakikos Gulf reproduce mostly on Greek nesting beaches and mainly in Zakynthos.
| ||Marine Pollution and Sea Turtles|
Marine pollution can be defined as the human input, directly or indirectly, of substances or energy into the marine environment, which causes a variety of deleterious effects; including harm to living resources, risks to human health, the reduction of marine water quality and a hindrance to marine activities, such as fishing.
| || Joanne, what’s new at the Rescue Centre (December 2016)?|
Our volunteer at the Rescue Centre Joanne Stournara updates us on the events in December 2016.
| ||Joanne, what’s new at the Rescue Centre (November 2016)?|
Our volunteer at the Rescue Centre Joanne Stournara updates us on the events from 1-30 November 2016.
| ||ARCHELON’s Ambassador in Tirol|
ARCHELON is going to participate tomorrow, 25th November 2016, in “Freiwilligen Messe Tirol” in Innsbruck, Austria. Representative of ours will be ARCHELON’s Ambassador from Austria, Tamina Freund.
| ||Caretta caretta nests in Attica!|
When you hear the phrase ‘Caretta caretta nesting beaches’, most people think of Zakynthos, the Peloponnese or Crete. While these are the main nesting areas for the turtles in Greece, they do nest in other places throughout the country as well.
| ||Joanne, what’s new at the Rescue Centre (October 2016)?|
Our volunteer at the Rescue Centre Joanne Stournara updates us on the events from 1-31 October 2016.
| ||Participation of ARCHELON at the 1st Herpetological Symposium|
...The presentation covered part of the scientific work that ARCHELON conducts in the largest breeding habitats of sea turtles, the field programs, the Rescue Centre and finally the main anthropogenic threats to the protected species Caretta caretta...
| ||Participation of ARCHELON at the 8th National Congress of the Hellenic Ecological Society|
...ARCHELON participated in this National Congress. During the special session "Ecological research beyond the academic frontier", ARCHELON presented the scientific work that carries out in the largest nesting habitats of sea turtles throughout Greece.
| ||The annual report for the region “Thines Kyparissias”|
Upon completion of the ARCHELON program for 2016 in the Southern Kyparissia Bay, the annual report for the region is now published.