| ||Sea Turtle arrivals at the Rescue Centre |
In the last few months, a significant rise in the number of sea turtle strandings has been observed.
Luckily, some of the turtles were spotted and, through the coordinated efforts of members of the public and the Coast Guard, were transferred to the sea turtle “hospital.”
| || James Spotila at the projects of ARCHELON |
James Spotila, head of the Environmental Science department of Drexel University (Philadelphia, USA), arrived in Athens on the 22nd of June.
| ||Caretta ROCK|
Caretta caretta found an ally in rock music. Alexis Gerardis a young composer, musician and singer made a song with the title “Caretta caretta” which is dedicated to the threats of sea turtles.
| ||Three days event in Palea Fokea |
On Friday 27 of June the three days festival of P. Fokea Community began.
| ||Theatrical Game with title “The Town at the Depths of the Sea” at RESCUE CENTRE|
At the Rescue Centre, on Sunday 30 March 2008, the art group PARODOS presented for the first time a theatrical play based on the fairy tale “The Town at the Depths of the Sea” by Maro Loizou, and published by Pataki Publications.
| ||PRESENTATION OF PUBLIC AWARENESS PROGRAMME 2008 WITH THE SUPPORT OF VODAFONE FOUNDATION GROUP|
On Friday 2 May, the field leaders of Crete and Zakyntho were informed about the public awareness programme which is supported by VODAFONE GROUP FOUNDATION.
| ||Art as a tool in Environmental Education-Theatrical Game, Puppet Show|
A seminar was organized for CHELONOPAREA, the young club of ARCHELON, on 2nd and 3rd of May 2008 and involved the people who have to do with the education.
| ||FIELD LEADERS TRAINING SEMINAR|
For the third year, the field leader training seminar took place.
| ||The Greek Ministerial Decision regarding trawling threatens the marine environment|
The revocation of the Ministerial Decision of the 5th of March 2008 of the Minister of Rural Development and Food Mr. Kontos, which provides for fishing with trawling gears at a smaller distance from the coast than that of the European Regulation, is requested by the environmental organizations.
| ||GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF ARCHELON|
The Annual General Assembly of ARCHELON, held on Sunday 2 March 2008, elected the new Board of Directors.
| ||MASKS AND KITS FOR CHILDREN IN THE RESCUE CENTRE|
| ||Every Year more people are coming to ARCHELON’s traditional Vasilopita cut|
On Sunday 13th of January, ARCHELON’s friends, supporters, volunteers and members arrived at the Rescue Center in Glyfada to cut our Vasilopita.
| ||The hatchlings of Zappeion|
| ||ARCHELON PARTICIPATED IN THE 2008 STUDENT’S FESTIVAL|
| ||ARCHELON become 24 years old!|
| ||Another Caretta caretta returns home|