Project Manager – Aegean Marine Life Sanctuary Part-time Consultancy  6 months – 0,6 fte Location to be discussed  3500 – 4700 euro/month (depending on experience) This is an exciting opportunity to help create real change for marine mammals by supporting the development of a sanctuary for formerly captive dolphins. Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation is
Archipelagos Institute participated in the 14th International Congress on the Zoogeography and Ecology of Greece and Adjacent Regions (ICZEGAR) that took place last week in Thessaloniki. There we presented the important effort that has been underway for the past year and a half to manage the population of Golden Jackals residing within the area of
Α three-day working meeting concluded yesterday between the Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation and FLOATS (Floating Laboratory for Action and Theory at Sea). “Aegean Explorer” hosted the meeting in the eastern Aegean Sea. FLOATS consists of academic researchers in social anthropology, politics, history, art, architecture and political ecology from Greece, Egypt, Lebanon, Spain, Italy, Cyprus,
As the human impact on our seas grows in quality and quantity, we recognize the immense need to intensify the effectiveness of Archipelagos Institute activities for the protection of our seas. Therefore our new research boat, the Aegean Explorer will be a catalyst. It is an old boat with a very good structure that has
The experimental net for the cleaning of surface waters from plastic   The experimental net for the cleaning of surface waters from plastic debris that has been designed by Archipelagos’ researchers with the support of OceanCare is a very useful tool to limit our plastic footprint in the marine environment. It was designed after multiple experiments and
The northerly winds of the previous days brought to the NE shores of Samos the 10th dolphin that was found dead within the space of a few several weeks in a coastal region of the island with length of coast of about 25 miles. This is the 17th dolphin that has been found dead at
Researchers of Archipelagos Institute offer lessons on applied environmental conservation to high school students. With a combination of theoretical sessions in Archipelagos’ research base and field-based activities in the wetland of Aliki in Psili Ammos, Samos, the students had the opportunity to take part in observation and monitoring of biodiversity, while also learning about the
Following the Alarming Increase in Dead Dolphins along the North Aegean Coast Following the recent announcement by the Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation, regarding the Alarming Increase in Dead Dolphins along the North Aegean Coast and as a result of the great promotion of the issue in the Greek and international press, we consider it
Alarming Increase in Dead Dolphins along the North Aegean Coast Within just a few weeks, at least 15 dead dolphins have been recorded in the North Aegean. Seven of which have been found on the northern coast of Samos Island, having been brought on shore by north-western winds from the central and northern-eastern Aegean regions.
Potential hydrocarbon exploration in Greece, will Blue or Black Growth be the choice? The planned extraction of hydrocarbon deposits in Greece poses a dramatic risk of irreversible ecological and socio-economic disaster both within the marine regions and productive land zones where oil exploration is proposed, as well as for the country as a whole. Simultaneously,