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The first sea turtle nests hatched in Rethymno, Crete

The first sea turtle nests hatched in Rethymno, Crete

The hatching period for loggerhead nests on Crete made a start from Rethymno this year. ARCHELON’s volunteers found the first tracks of hatchlings successfully entering the sea, in the beach of Adelianos Kampos last Saturday.

First nests of the season also in Koroni!

First nests of the season also in Koroni!

On 8 June the first Caretta caretta, sea turtle nests of Koroni this season were spotted on the beaches of Zaga and Memi with great joy by the ARCHELON volunteers during their morning survey.

Tribute to World Sea Turtle Day, 16 June 2018

Tribute to World Sea Turtle Day, 16 June 2018

Turtles or tourists? We can all live together.
This year, ARCHELON celebrates 35 years of contribution to sea turtle conservation. We hope that sea turtles will safely continue their travels and that, humans and turtles, we can all live together, in the years to come.

Protection of the Kyparassia Gulf in theory and in practice

Protection of the Kyparassia Gulf in theory and in practice

The Management Agency of Kotuchi-Strofilia and Kyparissia Gulf, ARCHELON, MEDASSET and WWF Hellas call for the adoption of measures for the permanent, official protection of the Kyparissia Gulf area after the recent violations which took place there.

One year LIFE EUROTURTLES

One year LIFE EUROTURTLES

LIFE EUROTURTLES Programme involves 9 Beneficiaries from 6 EU Countries (Italy, Malta, Slovenia, Croatia, Greece and Cyprus) in a common effort to protect East Mediterranean Sea turtles. This project is co-sponsored by the EU and the Beneficiaries (ARCHELON, as the only beneficiary from Greece, is providing the same resources to support its implementation) in order to carry out these actions on land and at sea.

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