ARCHELON has been receiving enquiries from international organizations and nature documentary producers as early as April this year. The last two days many friends, researchers and journalists from Greece and abroad have been asking us about a possible relationship between the lockdown in Greece and the reproduction of loggerhead sea turtles in Greek nesting beaches. Here are the answers to their 4 most frequently asked questions, based on scientific evidence and data that ARCHELON has been collecting without fail since 1984.
The first nests of this summer in Kyparissia bay have already hatched and hatchlings reached the sea safely…
Hatching of the nests of the loggerhead sea turtles laid on the beaches of Mavrovouni, Selinitsa, Valtaki and Vathi of the Lakonikos bay has started and the first hatchlings arrived safely in the sea...
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.