Ten days after the small tanker Agia Zoni II sank in the Saronic Gulf, the decontamination of the marine environment has focused on what affects us aesthetically, rather than all of the petroleum and break down products, such as those that have sunk and now rest on the sea floor and those floating and moving
Archipelagos Institute is hosting these days a film crew from French TV channel ARTE for the shooting of a documentary on the high risk of maritime accident in the Aegean and 6 other high risk zones in the Mediterranean. The lack of a mechanism for prevention and response to maritime accidents in the Greek seas,
  Last week marked the beginning of the first installation of informational points on the environment and biodiversity of the islands of Samos County at the island’s international airport. Our aim is to inform the over 250,000 passengers who pass through the airport every year of the unique biodiversity of Samos, which is considered the
In the framework of the overall cooperation between Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation and the North Aegean District Authorities, on Friday, June 16th there was a presentation of the Archipelagos’ research teams work to the Governor of Samos, Mr Katrakazos and the TV and a radio station of the island. Archipelagos’ research teams comprise of
In the framework of the International Whale Conference 2017 which is currently taking place in Durban South Africa, Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation is represented by its scientific director, Anastasia Miliou. To an international audience, Archipelagos Institute presents its work in the research and conservation of marine mammals of the eastern Mediterranean and the important
In the framework of the overall cooperation between Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation and the North Aegean District Authorities, last Friday there was a presentation of the Archipelagos’ research teams work to the Governor of Samos, Mr Katrakazos and the TV and a radio station of the island. Archipelagos’ research teams comprise of 71 researchers
Large fish at risk of extinction, 39 fish stocks over-exploited, catches of hake 5 times over sustainable limits, high degree of discards and by-catch, desertification of the seabed, high energy costs. All consequences of the industrial fisheries that receive the largest part of EU subsidies. While the world celebrates Oceans Day on the 8th of
  Archipelagos Institute took part on the 31st Annual Conference of the European Cetacean Society (ECS) in Middelfart, Denmark. Archipelagos’ researchers Niki Karagouni and Nikolina Mileva, contributed in the conference by presenting 2 research projects: A) The assessment of spatial distribution, encounter rates and individual identification of unstudied delphinidae populations in the eastern Aegean Sea,
Anastasia Miliou, Scientific Director of Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation, based in the Eastern Aegean islands in Greece, recently spoke with The National Herald about the Institute’s mission and current projects. TNH: Please give us an overview of the Archipelagos Institute. Briefly describe, generally, what you do. AM: Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation is a
«Ες αύριον τα σπουδαία» is a short documentary produced by the Greek Directors Guild describing the multi-disciplinary research and conservation actions of “Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation” and its dynamic team of researchers that come from all over the world. This difficult effort aims to protect, but also to make known the rare natural heritage