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,
The meeting of the EU Mediterranean Advisory Council for Fisheries (MEDAC) was completed last Friday in Venice. Archipelagos Institute for Marine Conservation, is an important member of the Advisory Council, as it is one of only four environmental organisations in the Mediterranean that has the right to vote. The purpose of this Advisory Council meeting
This morning, a working group meeting was launched in Arad, Romania, within the framework of the Sea4all action, which aims to develop educational tools and games related to marine pollution. Continuing for the second year, this action is carried out through the collaboration of the Foundation for Research and Technology of Crete, the Regional Directorate
The completion of the Mediterranean Symposium on Marine Key Habitats and Non-Indigenous Species, that was organised by UNEP/MAP – SPA RAC, The Regional Activity Centre for Specially Protected Areas of the UN Environment Programme, in Antalya, Turkey. The symposium had the participation of research organisations from all over the Mediterranean. Archipelagos Institute took part with four