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 ARCHELON in the 36th annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation
31/03/2016
Every year the International Symposium has a special theme. This year it was dedicated to the "crossroads" for two reasons: firstly because Peru is a major migration and foraging area for five different species of sea turtles and also to remind us that this was the 1st International Sea Turtle Symposium held in Latin America!

 The protection of the Loggerhead Sea turtles in southern Kyparissia Bay during 2015
30/03/2016
This short report, submitted to the European Commission and the Standing Committee of the Bern Convention, presents the main events in the efforts to protect the habitats of southern Kyparissia Bay (Natura 2000 site GR2550005 “Thines Kyparissias”) in general and the marine turtles in particular, during 2015.

 The protection of the Loggerhead Sea turtles in Laganas Bay, Zakynthos, Greece during 2015
30/03/2016
This short report, submitted to the European Commission and the Standing Committee of the Bern Convention, presents the major events concerning sea turtle conservation on Zakynthos Island, Greece, during 2015.

 Joanne, what’s new at the Rescue Centre (February 2016)?
28/03/2016
Our volunteer at the Rescue Centre Joanne Stournara updates us on the events from 1-29 February
2016.

 Joanne, what’s new at the Rescue Centre (January 2016)?
25/02/2016
Our volunteer at the Rescue Centre Joanne Stournara updates us on the events from 1-31 January 2016.

 EVS in ARCHELON
24/02/2016
ARCHELON continues one more year the EVS programme. This time hosts a great young man from France who started his placement in September 2016. Thanks to ERASMUS+ programme we got the chance to have Antoine with us and help us all these months with the protection of sea turtles. Here is what he says about the EVS and about ARCHELON.

 Joanne, what’s new at the Rescue Centre (December 2015)?
16/02/2016
Our volunteer at the Rescue Centre Joanne Stournara updates us on the events from 1-31 December
2015.

 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.