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Workshop in Rethymno for sea turtles

Workshop in Rethymno for sea turtles

In view of the forthcoming nesting in just one month, the ARCHELON Association travelled to Crete with the aim of recalling compliance with management measures for the conservation of the sea turtle and its breeding habitats, as well as informing the local authorities of Crete about the transnational European program LIFE EUROTURTLES.

ARCHELON in a colorful action in the center of Athens

ARCHELON in a colorful action in the center of Athens

Thousands of civilians raised their voice at the Break Free event and walked together, claiming a peaceful, safe and dignified future for the planet. With flags, banners and by forming a peace sign with their bodies, with the Acropolis in the background, they sent a sonorous message against climate change, injustice and inequality by creating a powerful, peaceful and determined wave of change.

Wishes of Hope at ARCHELONʼs Program Presentation Event on 14/2/17

Wishes of Hope at ARCHELONʼs 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

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.

Marine Pollution and Sea Turtles

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.

ARCHELONʼs Ambassador in Tirol

ARCHELONʼs 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!

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.

Becoming a “conservationist”

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.

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