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Tag Archives: Archelon

Turtles visit shipwreck beach!

Normally at this time of year the famous shipwreck at Navagio is greeting boats of tourists from all over the world. This year we have learned that visitors of a different kind have arrived on the beach. Last week on the 8 June, turtle tracks on the beach were spotted …

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Farewell Hercules

Further to a press announcement from ARCHELON we are sad to report that the loggerhead turtle Hercules has died from injuries he sustained in July. On 25 July 2019, tourists witnessed a turtle being hit by a boat. After investigations, the Marine Park Zakynthos and ARCHELON discovered that a turtle …

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Mission “Save Hercules”, Lagana Bay, Zakynthos.

The press release by ARCHELON, WWF and Medasset in regards to our sea turtles, Caretta Caretta, within the National Marine Park of Zakynthos, caused a lot of questions. Even more, those demanding  answers. Most of the messages were of disappointment that our National Marine Park has come to this. Video …

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ARCHELON active in Kalamaki

ARCHELON, the Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece, is to hold a “kids day” event at Kalamaki beach. In the continuation of ARCHELON’s education programme, they will be holding two events arranged especially for children.  Starting tomorrow, Sunday, 4th August, 2019 at Kalamaki. The meeting point will be on the …

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Zakynthos’ Loggerhead Turtles (Caretta Caretta)

Situated at the south of the island of Zakynthos is the National Maritime Park of Zakynthos. It runs from Laganas all the way across to Gerakas on the most south eastern tip of the island. It also includes the island of Marathonisi (Turtle Island). The park is home to endangered …

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