Tuesday , August 11 2020

Tag Archives: National Marine Park of Zakynthos

Gerakas Beach:- First turtle nest for 2020

This beach at Gerakas has just been visited by our famous Caretta Caretta. A nest was discovered by the monitoring team of the National Marine Park of Zakynthos. It is the first for Gerakas but not the first for Zakynthos. Just a few days ago the first nest was discovered …

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ARCHELON sends report to European Commission in regards to violations within The Marine Park of Zakynthos during 2019.

A recent annual report released by ARCHELON in regards to Zakynthos and her National Marine Park is not impressive. Many violations recorded by the Sea Turtle Protection Society are definitely a cause for alarm. The report itself has been submitted to the European Commission, the Standing Committee of Bern Convention …

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Recording Lion fish in Zakynthos Marine Park

The National Marine Park of Zakynthos wants to record the Lionfish population of Zakynthos in order to implement necessary measures to control the species population. This is where both residents and visitors to the island can help; especially divers. The information needs to be as accurate as possible, so the …

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iSea in Zakynthos, Join in!

In co operation with the Volunteer Group of Zakynthos and the National Marine Park of Zakynthos, iSea will be in Zakynthos for 3 days. who are iSea ? iSea is an Environmental Organisation founded in 2016 in Thessaloniki, Greece. Their goal is to preserve the aquatic habitats, including the fauna …

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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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Beach cleaning

It is necessary to collect and remove the rubbish from the beaches, to help the sea turtle, Caretta-caretta, lay her eggs and the successful hatching of them. The management authority of the National Marine Park of Zakynthos, in collaboration with ‘ARCHELON’, WWF Hellas and the Environmental School of the Ionian …

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