As the southerly winds and the rain have changed the scenery in the Aegean, the crew of the “Aegean Explorer” and “Pinelopi” have found a safe shelter in the port. However, we take advantage of the rough seas to analyse the data we have collected when out in the open sea. Every expedition in the
As the northerly winds became weaker overnight, we are taking advantage of the good weather conditions today. The National Holiday on the 28th of October will not hold us back from the conservation of the Greek seas! This morning Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation took off for another research expedition! Our boats, “Aegean Explorer” and
Making best use of the calm seas of the autumn, we are trying to cover as much as possible the large knowledge gaps in relation to life in our seas and the factors of threat. The boat Naftilos with Archipelagos’ Marine Mammal Research Team, have been surveying the waters between Ikaria and Chios island and
Preparing the experimental replanting of the marine meadows of Poseidonia, at the Aegean Sea life shelter in Lipsi island. Experimental replanting is an important pilot action in progress in the last year. It aims to effectively protect these highly productive marine habitats in the Mediterranean, facing increasing anthropogenic threats. We will soon inform you of
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

A hidden secret of the Aegean

Coralligene reefs in Greece: unique natural heritage & a lifeline for fish stocks A multinational team of scientists from 7 countries (Spain, Greece, England, Lebanon, Turkey, Croatia), who specialise in marine priority habitats, were invited to the island of Fourni in the Eastern Aegean Sea, Greece, by the Regional Activity Centre for Specially Protected Areas