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Presenting a funded PhD opportunity with Marine Laboratory of the University of Plymouth and the University of East Anglia (UEA), in partnership with the Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation, Greece on the “Development of Ecological Solutions to Plastic Pollution” Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation is proud to announce its collaboration with ARIES Partnership, presenting the
“In the 1990s, fish farming in Greece began with European subsidies. The big companies that went on the stock market survived, the small ones closed. But those who survived went bankrupt and ended up in banks and from there to foreign funds that invested in intensive aquaculture, but without a legal framework that puts strict
The Aegean Marine Life Sanctuary at the World Whale Conference 2019 ! Archipelagos Institute was at the World Whale Conference 2019 which was completed yesterday at Hervey B ay, Australia. This conference is being organised by the World Cetacean Alliance, an international alliance of organisations devoted to the protection of whales and dolphins. There, a

Predator or Prey?

Predator or Prey? According to the marine biologist and research director of the Archipelagos Marine Conservation Institute Anastasia Miliou, “the image we have of sharks is dominated by the stereotypes created by action films and horror films.” “These fish usually live in great depths and in the high seas, making their observation reports very rare
In the heart of autumn, the Archipelago Institute continues its parallel actions to protect the rare nature of the Aegean. Again, we turn our attention to the uninhabited islets and islets – the real Aegean diamonds – that support rare biodiversity of international environmental importance. These days, utilizing the collaboration, know-how and new technologies of
Protecting Biodiversity in the Unknown Aegean Islands A few days ago a new phase of the Archipelagos Institute’s collaboration began with the Norwegian University of Life Sciences As we enter the heart of autumn, the Archipelagos Institute continues its parallel actions to protect the rare nature of the Aegean, focusing on uninhabited islets. These isolated
The Oceanographic Research Field Course between the Department of Marine Geography of Cardiff University, UK and Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation was successfully completed for the 12th successive year in the eastern Aegean Sea. With a focus on the marine region between the islands of Samos, Ikaria and Fourni and with the use of Archipelagos
After the very successful completion of the joint Oceanographic Research Course of Essex University and Archipelagos Institute, a group of 32 final year Marine Geography students and academics from Cardiff University, Wales, arrived on Samos. For the 12th year the two institutions have worked closely together to implement a joint Oceanographic Research Course in the
The Oceanographic Research Field Course between the University of Essex UK and Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation was successfully completed in the coastal waters of Samos island. In our effort to defend the nature of our seas, we have worked for the past 20 years to strengthen our standpoint with knowledge and expertise. The cooperation
Using the port of Evdilos in Ikaria as a base, Archipelagos’ boats “Aegean Explorer” and “Pinelopi”, conduct research in waters north of Ikaria island. This is exciting new territory for “Aegean Explorer”; though, “Pinelopi” has been operating in this area since 2000. This special marine area contains a deep-water canyon that exceeds 1100 meters in
                         Joint Oceanographic Research Course with the University of Essex, UK Today is the 6th day of the Educational Oceanographic Research Course between the University of Essex UK and Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation in the marine area between sound of Samos islands. With the use of 2 Archipelagos boat, the oceanographic boat “Aegean Explorer”
Στα βαθιά νερά της Ικαρίας τα «Aegean Explorer» και «Πηνελόπη»
In the deep waters of Ikaria “Aegean Explorer” and “Penelope” The boats of the institute of Marine Protection Archipelago, ” Aegean Explorer ” and ” Penelope “, manned with scientists, students and the necessary technological equipment have been located since the beginning of the month in the marine area north of ikaria. Known waters for
Alive swimming in the shallow beach of Mesakti beach on Friday 13/9 pm, a dolphin of the species Grampus griseus which was ” left ” and washed up on the land where it left its last breath. According to the first information given to us by the institute “Archipelago” the dolphin is located in the
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