Since 1983, the primary objective of ARCHELON,
the Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece has been to protect
the sea turtles and their habitats in Greece through monitoring
and research, developing and implementing management plans,
habitat restoration, raising public awareness and rehabilitating
sick and injured turtles.
|Council of Europe urges Greece to stop plans to destroy Southern Kyparissia Bay|
The Standing Committee of the Bern Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats adopted a Recommendation at its annual meeting last week, urging Greece to prevent habitat deterioration and ensure improved protection of Southern Kyparissia Bay. Indicative of the strong European reaction is the call for a permanent construction ban in the area.
|Joanne, what’s new at the Rescue Centre in October?|
Our volunteer at the Rescue Centre Joanne Stournara updates us on the events from 1 October- 7 November 2014
|Joanne, what’s new at the Rescue Centre?|
Our volunteer at the Rescue Centre Joanne Stournara updates us on the events between 16 August-19 September 2014.
|The British Embassy in ARCHELON|
Some groups of people are very sensitive and want organized to support the work of the Archelon. One such group is employees of the British Embassy in Greece. With gentle encouragement of the British Ambassador H.E John Kittmer employees of the British Embassy, together with their families visited the S.T.R.C on Sunday, October 5, 2014.
|ARCHELON at TESOL Greece’s Start-of-the-Year Symposium|
ARCHELON had the chance to talk to teachers and inform them about why/how a class field trip to the Rescue Centre in Glyfada would be beneficial to them and their students, and also to show them samples of the free environmental education activities which can be downloaded free from the Teacher’s Toolbox section of the website.