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 New IUCN Red List Assessment of the Loggerhead Sea Turtle Caretta caretta in the Mediterranean: long term protection pays off
11/01/2016
The Loggerhead Sea Turtle Caretta caretta recently changed category in the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature or World Conservation Union) global Red List of threatened species. More specifically, from the category “EN – endangered” which had been assigned since 1996, it became “VU-Vulnerable”, after a recent assessment by the Marine Turtle Specialist Group of IUCN...

 The scientific work of ARCHELON
08/01/2016
On the 6th October ARCHELON Zakynthos recovered a recently deceased loggerhead turtle from the sea in Zakynthos Town. As this turtle had recently died, there was a unique opportunity to learn more about the cause of death through an autopsy.

 Joanne, what’s new at the Rescue Centre (November 2015)?
17/12/2015
Our volunteer at the Rescue Centre Joanne Stournara updates us on the events from 1-30 November 2015.

 TUI Hellas and ARCHELON
16/12/2015
One of the long term partnerships that the ARCHELON Program in Zakynthos has is that with TUI Hellas. Every year, ARCHELON volunteers - within the framework of the Public Awareness program - give presentations on board the eco-friendly cruise boat managed by TUI Hellas.

 Joanne, what’s new at the Rescue Centre (October 2015)?
30/11/2015
Our volunteer at the Rescue Centre Joanne Stournara updates us on the events from 1-31 October 2015.

 17th November 2015 - Visit of ARCHELON volunteers in the Polytechnic College
30/11/2015
The volunteers of ARCHELON pay a visit in the historical place in order to see the place that the uprising took place

 Save a life... Give a 2016 lucky charm
24/11/2015
This Christmas, you can make a turtle adoption as a gift, and with the special package you will receive ARCHELON’s lucky charm for the New Year 2016.

 ARCHELON and Strandings
20/11/2015
Responding to strandings is a very important part of the work ARCHELON does year round. ‘Stranding’ is the term for a dead, sick or injured sea turtle.

 Joanne, what’s new at the Rescue Centre (September 2015)?
16/11/2015
Our volunteer at the Rescue Centre Joanne Stournara updates us on the events from 1-30 September 2015.

 Zakynthos KTEL Buses and ARCHELON
29/10/2015
Zakynthos KTEL Buses offered generously their help ensuring the transportation of the injured turtles in Athens. Marina, Oasis, Rike and Jo were the turtles that were transported in Athens with the help of Zakynthos KTEL Buses.

 Joanne, what’s new at the Rescue Centre (August 2015)?
14/10/2015
Our volunteer at the Rescue Centre Joanne Stournara updates us on the events from 1-31 August 2015.

 One more EVS volunteer in ARCHELON
10/10/2015
ARCHELON is welcoming long term volunteering and EVS programmes

 Evening presentation about Sea Turtles at Louis Zante Beach hotel
07/10/2015
On the 16th of September, a presentation evening took place at Louis Zante Beach hotel in Laganas, Zakynthos in order to inform tourists about the sea turtles that are currently being treated in the Rescue Centre of ARCHELON in Glyfada, Athens. 

 Joanne, what’s new at the Rescue Centre (16-31 July 2015)?
05/10/2015
 Our volunteer at the Rescue Centre Joanne Stournara updates us on the events from 16-31 July 2015.

 Joanne, what’s new at the Rescue Centre in July 2015?
05/10/2015
Our volunteer at the Rescue Centre Joanne Stournara updates us on the events from 1-15 July 2015. 

 Τhe last nest on Laganas beach
29/09/2015
This was a very special discovery, as this nest had been missed in the morning and found in the evening. The team on the morning survey took pictures of the track, and showed them to me, and I had no doubt that there would be a nest under that camouflage.