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.
|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.