| ||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.
| ||Becoming a “conservationist”|
I would like to say a big thank you to everyone who has made the past eight years the most amazing experience of my life and helped me to learn, to grow and to love every single day of it.
| ||Joanne, what’s new at the Rescue Centre (September 2016)?|
Our volunteer at the Rescue Centre Joanne Stournara updates us on the events from 1-30 September 2016.
| ||Joanne, what’s new at the Rescue Centre (August 2016)?|
Our volunteer at the Rescue Centre Joanne Stournara updates us on the events from 1-31 August 2016.
| ||The collaboration of ARCHELON and the National Marine Park of Zakynthos|
With a view to protecting the Loggerhead sea turtles in their natural habitat, ARCHELON and the National Marine Park of Zakynthos have been working together for more than 15 years. The collaboration and mutual support has not only been rewarding with regard to the Caretta caretta, but...
| ||EVS in ARCHELON|
European Voluntary Service celebrates its 20 years for 2016 and continues to offer organizations and volunteers unique experiences.
This case is also ARCHELON, The Sea Turtle Society of Greece, which hosts currently some bright young EVS volunteers from all over EU. They get to offer their valuable assistance in protecting the nesting activity at Rethymno project and in rescuing injured sea turtles at ARCHELON’s Sea Turtle Rescue Centre.
So, let us see what Natalia, Andrea and Tina have to say about their volunteering at the Sea Turtle Rescue Centre and Isaak and Chiara about their time at Rethymno project.