| ||World's Largest Sea Turtle|
The original fossil specimen of this largest of the World's turtles was collected from the Pierre Shale of South Dakota in the mid 1970's.
| ||You can not suspect of how many ways you can also contribute to our work! |
ARCHELON continues its mission thanks to the support and the hard work of our volunteers.
People of various nationali ties and ages offer their aid to the Society and words are never enough to thank them.
| ||Our life’s small heroes … make big differences!|
The Sea Turtles Rescue Centre hosts again since yesterday (15-02-09) 27 sea turtles.
| ||Conclusion of the Meetings of the Members of ARCHELON’ s Board of Directors|
It’s been a year full of action and lots of efforts to protect the beaches and the seas and reduce the threats against the sea turtles.
| ||Giving back life to a suburban forest|
On Sunday 15th of February, we joined forces with the thousands of citizens responding, once again, to SKAI channel’s call for giving back life to a suburban forest in an area of Attica that had been put on fire by arsonists some time ago.
| ||ARCHELON invite you to join the tree planting at Ymittos!|
Join the tree planting at Ymittos!
| ||XELONOPAREA IS WELCOMING THE FESTIVE SEASON OF HALLOWEEN CREATING HALLOWEEN MASKS|
The Halloween is fast approaching and again this year we are ready to kick off the carnival celebrations with a great event!
| ||And the lucky coin was found by... our volunteers!|
It’s a long-established tradition for ARCHELON to celebrate the cutting of the New Year cake (Bassilopitta) in accordance with Greek cultural legacy.
| ||One more presentation of the programmes of Archelon|
On Sunday 14th December took place the customary presentation of the programmes at the Rescue Centre.
| ||The Rescue Centre was filled with candy, fairy-tales and colours.|
Two-day events took place at the Sea Turtle Rescue Centre during the weekend of 6-7 December, in the context of the World Volunteer Day.
| ||CHRISTMAS PRESENTS!|
Protect the nesting beaches of caretta-caretta in Greece by donating to ARCHELON. With the help of people like you, ARCHELON has provided systematic scientific and field work on sea turtles for 25 years now.
| ||LET’S WRAP THEM UP IN THE WARMTH OF YOUR DONATIONS!!!|
AN URGENT APPEAL FOR THE ACCOMMODATION AND HEATING NEEDS OF THE NEW CARE UNIT FOR THE INJURED SEA TURTLES AT ARCHELON RESCUE CENTER IN GLYFADA
| ||ARCHELON once again in ECOFESTIVAL.|
ARCHELON this year, just like the previous ones, participated in ECOFESTIVAL exhibition that was happened from the 6th to 9th of November in Helexpo Palace.
| ||VOTE FOR ARCHELON HELP THE SEA TURTLES|
There's a chance to support ARCHELON with your vote!
| ||AUTUMN RELEASES|
On Thursday 4th of November, 2 more sea turtles were rehabilitated in the Rescue Centre and released in order to continue the grand adventure of life in the open seas.
| ||THE NATURE NEEDS YOU... BECOME A COMMUNICATION VOLUTEER|
Each year, almost 500 volunteers from all around the world join ARCHELON’ forces to protect the main nesting areas for the Caretta carretta sea turtles over a period of time lasting from May to October.