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
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
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
Published in ScienceNordic/ By Tommy Immanuel & Alvestad Wiik Every fall, Eleonora’s falcons nest by the Mediterranean, preying on migrant birds coming from the north. A Norwegian scientist has filmed the species over a long period to study the bird’s diet and activity. About four-fifths of the global population of Eleonora’s falcons (Falco eleonorae) nest
First place in the category “DLR Energy & Environmental Challenge” at the International Competition for space applications, the Copernicus Masters, was awarded to the Archipelagos’ scientific team. Τhe European Space Agency’s annual international competition was held last week in Berlin. In this international competition, in which Greece was represented for the first time, four Greek groups, including Archipelagos, won
The potential for development through a truly sustainable marine economy, which will contribute significantly to the prosperity of the islands was discussed on the 2nd conference THALATTA, in Santorini island last weekend. Archipelagos’ research director Anastasia Miliou, gave a presentation on “The Aegean as Field of Research and Education: Knowledge supports Protection and Development”. More
The first autumn rains initiated a destructive journey of tons of plastic and other debris, which had mostly been accumulating on the roadsides throughout Greece, towards the sea. For many months, this garbage was “waiting” for the local authorities or communities to act, for their collection, with no response! It is unfortunate to see such