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Joanne, what’s new at the Rescue Centre (January-February 2017)?
The protection of the Loggerhead Sea turtles in Laganas Bay, Zakynthos, Greece during 2016
Joanne, what’s new at the Rescue Centre (March 2017)?

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About ARCHELON

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.

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Joanne, what’s new at the Rescue Centre (March 2017)?
Our volunteer at the Rescue Centre Joanne Stournara updates us on the events in March 2017.

Joanne, what’s new at the Rescue Centre (January-February 2017)?
Our volunteer at the Rescue Centre Joanne Stournara updates us on the events in January and February 2017.

The protection of the Loggerhead Sea turtles in Laganas Bay, Zakynthos, Greece during 2016
This short report presents the main events in the efforts to protect the nesting habitats of Loggerhead Sea Turtles in Laganas Bay, Zakynthos during 2016.

The protection of the Loggerhead Sea turtles in the nesting habitats of Crete during 2016 (in Greek).
This short report, presents the main events in the efforts to protect the nesting habitats of Loggerhead Sea Turtles in Crete during 2016.

Wishes of Hope at ARCHELON’s Program Presentation Event on 14/2/17
For most people, Valentine’s Day is a day for lovers, but for the people of ARCHELON, it’s a day dedicated to the love for sea turtles and our work to protect them. It is also a day to acknowledge and reward the volunteers who contribute their efforts to achieving our goals, both in the field and in the Rescue Centre.

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.
 
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