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Open Call for Field Leaders: If you can dream it, you can do it!

Open Call for Field Leaders: If you can dream it, you can do it!

Becoming a field leader in ARCHELON’s sea turtle conservation projects is about gaining another level of experience in conservation projects. Do you think you can train and help other volunteers to carry out their tasks? Use your skills and inspiration and join in for a great turtle summer in Greece! Read more…

This year our gifts also give back a bit of history!

This year our gifts also give back a bit of history!

2023 marks ARCHELON's 40th anniversary and the 2023 Anniversary Calendar is released along with other new gifts for all our friends and supporters. You will find them at our e-shop and at the Rescue Centre’s shop. Learn more…

The «different» project for sea turtles in Amvrakikos Gulf

The «different» project for sea turtles in Amvrakikos Gulf

A small boat, five volunteers and a field leader do an exciting job every year in the waters of Amvrakikos Gulf in Western Greece, monitoring sea turtles in one of their most important foraging grounds. Last summer will go down in history because it was the first capture of an adult green turtle in 20 years of action! Learn more…

See you in Messara bay next summer!

See you in Messara bay next summer!

The high summer temperatures on the beautiful beaches at Messara bay, Crete, did not stop the ARCHELON team from recording and protecting around 110 loggerhead turtle nests in 2022! Many of the visitors to Matala, Phaistos, and Komos had the opportunity to meet us up close! See more...

Sea turtles and tourists in Chania: conservation in action

Sea turtles and tourists in Chania: conservation in action

Around 85 loggerhead sea turtle nests were recorded and protected by the volunteers/researchers of ARCHELON, despite the intense tourist activity in Chania, Crete in 2022. Μore visitors are looking for friendly tourism practices on the sea turtle nesting beaches. See more...

The Lakonikos project was successfully completed

The Lakonikos project was successfully completed

The nests on the five loggerhead sea turtle nesting beaches in Lakonikos bay hatched and the ARCHELON Information Station in Mavrovouni has closed for the winter. How many nests did the volunteers record and what were the environmental challenges on these beaches? See more...

The Conference in Morocco through the eyes of Anna Margaritouli

The Conference in Morocco through the eyes of Anna Margaritouli

‘In the end, despite the inconvenience of the trip (13 hours on the way and 16 on the way back), I think it was worth it. As for the conclusions of the Conference... I feel that the work that has been done on sea turtles globally is so multi-faceted, well-documented and organized that it is disproportionate and unfair to the other animals!” See more…

Greece will host the next Mediterranean Conference on Marine Turtles

Greece will host the next Mediterranean Conference on Marine Turtles

The 7th Mediterranean Marine Turtle Conference in Tetouan, Morocco wrapped up its work having brought together people across countries, disciplines and cultures, who share the common goal of conserving sea turtles and their habitats. During the last session our own Aliki Panagopoulou, was elected President of the next conference! Read more…

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