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Τurn off the lights at Zaga Memi beach for baby turtles

Τurn off the lights at Zaga Memi beach for baby turtles

Knowing the ecological sensitivity of residents and visitors who support the work of ARCHELON every summer since 1994, we appeal to them for reducing light pollution by turning off or shading the municipal and private artificial lights that shine on the beach, after 11pm each night.
 

ARCHELON’s Monitoring Supervisor talks about his role

ARCHELON’s Monitoring Supervisor talks about his role

“The invitation came in February 2016 and it is still my current affiliation with the Society. I work with people I appreciate, contributing to the efforts of hundreds of volunteers who collect data every year on the beaches, aiming to protect our common environment”

Ηow important is it to protect adult sea turtles in the Med?

Ηow important is it to protect adult sea turtles in the Med?

A recent study of the clutch frequency of the loggerheads nesting in the southern gulf of Kyparissia, Greece by ARCHELON (2020) showed that the estimated number of sea turtles breeding in the Mediterranean may be overestimated by 73%. Now that we know there are fewer sea turtles breeding in the Mediterranean than we thought, more efforts to protect adult turtles must be taken up.

Donate now, more than ever

Donate now, more than ever

At a time when human affairs are postponed and delayed, life in nature does not stand still. Help us continue to protect and care for sea turtles in this difficult time. Your donation is needed to get us all together to a worthwhile tomorrow.

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