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Sea Turtles an Endangered Species in Greece, Conservationists Warn

Conservationists have warned that sea turtles in Greece and the wider Mediterranean region are an endangered species. Specifically, the loggerhead sea turtle, also known...

The Marine Park of Zakynthos: Where Sea Turtles and Seals Roam Free

The islet of Marathonisi in Laganas Bay, known as "Turtle Island," is included in the Marine Park of Zakynthos

Over 700 Sea Turtles Found Dead in Greece Last Year

A record number, over 700, sea turtles died in Greece in 2020, according to a report published by ARCHELON.

International Body Warns Sea Turtles Need Stronger Protections in Greece, Cyprus

Some of the most important sea turtle habitats in the Mediterranean, located in Greece and Cyprus, "remain unprotected," the Bern Convention warned in an...

Satellite Tags Placed on Endangered Sea Turtles in Greece

The Archelon group, the Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece, has recently launched an innovative way to protect the endangered sea turtles in Greece...

Spectacular Footage of Newly Born Sea Turtles Rushing to the Water in Greece's Mykonos (video)

Bathers and volunteers gathered at a beach in Greece's Mykonos to assist new born sea turtles reach the sea in their first and most...

EU Court Condemns Greece over Sea Turtles

The European Court condemned Greece for not providing adequate protection to endangered sea turtles of the caretta caretta species. More specifically, the court focused on a dump...

Baby Loggerhead Sea Turtles (Caretta-Caretta) Lost!

On Tuesday, July 26th,  the first baby Loggerhead (Caretta-Caretta) turtles of the season appeared on the beach of Gerani, Chania. Volunteers, during the morning patrol on nesting...

Sea Cucumbers Worth 1M Seized in Greece

Greece's port authorities launched an investigation shortly after receiving a complaint about the smuggling of a shipment of sea cucumbers on Wednesday night, weighing...

Greek Diver Revives Lifeless Sea Turtle in Incredible Rescue on Rhodes

In an extraordinary scene on Sunday, a diver on the island of Rhodes resuscitated a sea turtle that stopped breathing after getting tangled in...