It has been 13 years since 17 organizations, including ARCHELON, signed the "Accountability Charter of Non-Governmental Organizations" until today when we co-signed the Joint Declaration of 287 Civil Society Organizations on the draft law of the Ministry of Interior. See more
An increasing trend in the number of nests was observed in the period 2011-2020. Interestingly, the possibility of a higher number of male hatchlings was also suggested, and that is of great value in this period of general temperature rise on the beaches. See more…
Thines Kyparissias (the Kyparissia sand dunes) is the Natura 2000 site with the highest number of loggerhead nests in Greece. The dedicated volunteers and field leaders, who carried out the monitoring and protection of the nests in this area, as well as in the rest of Kyparissia Bay, deserve a big thank you. Learn more about the ARCHELON report concerning the summer of 2021.
The report contains the preliminary number of nests, the conservation efforts and the observed short term and long term threats during the sea turtle nesting season of 2021 in Laganas Bay. A big thank you to the many dedicated volunteers and field leaders who made the monitoring and public awareness activities possible for one more year. Read more...