Last Saturday, researchers of Archipelagos’ terrestrial team, organized a pilot educational programme in the salt marsh located in Aliki, Psili Ammos, in Samos. 35 students attended this educational day from various primary schools on the island. Our goal is that the students learn about the rare species that live in this particular wetland through various
Last week Archipelagos was visited by an academic delegation from the University of Cukurova, headed by the Rector of the University. Cukurova University in Adana, Turkey, has over 43,000 students and is one of the largest of Turkey’s 180 universities. It is considered a leading institution in the fields of agronomy and agricultural education. Archipelagos
A few days ago the Archipelagos research team visited the Special Education School in Samos in order to plant a school garden using seeds from local varieties. These seeds come from the Archipelagos Seed Bank. With the help of teachers and Archipelagos researchers, students cultivated local varieties of winter vegetables and a rare variety of
For the eighth consecutive year, we completed with full success the joint oceanographic survey that was carried out by a 50 – member group composed of academics and students from the department of Marine Geography at the University of Cardiff, as well as researchers from Archipelagos Institute. Our goal is the collection of scientific data
Last week, students from High Schools of Pythagorio and Karlovasi, Samos, participated in the Applied Environmental Education sessions given by Archipelagos Institute for young people of the Aegean islands. At the moment, our environmental awareness activities are focused on Samos, not only because the Institute has its main research bases on the island, but also
A series of applied environmental education sessions were offered by members of Archipelagos’ Research Team to students in Oinousses at the premises of the Development Centre Oinoussai Aegean. The presentations informed pupils and students (ranging from nursery, elementary to middle school and high school) about the rare natural beauty of their island. The intense interest
A two-day experiential environmental education seminar was held last week, 22nd -23rd November, by Evergetoulas Environmental Education Centre of Lesvos Island and Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation, in collaboration with the environmental education addresses of Samos. The objective of the seminar, which was attended by 50 teachers of Samos, was to inform and sensitize them
The 6th yearly Oceanography Course organized by ARCHIPELAGOS Institute of Marine Conservation in collaboration with the Marine Geography Department of University of Cardiff, completed successfully on Thursday, 20th of September. For one week, forty scientists and students from the University of Cardiff, Wales, collaborated with the scientific team of ARCHIPELAGOS Institute, which consists of 20 scientists, researchers and students

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ARCHIPELAGOS VISITS THE USA TO ESTABLISH IMPORTANT PARTNERSHIPS WITH SOME OF THE WORLD’S TOP UNIVERSITIES Archipelagos, Institute for Marine Conservation has recently conducted working visits at many of the most prominent US universities. The visits resulted in serious plans for project partnerships and collaborations, and mark important developments in the future of research and education
New study abroad programme in the Aegean islands, focusing on innovative IT applications for the conservation of Greek nature Archipelagos, Institute of Marine Conservation, in collaboration with the University of Texas in Arlington (Computer Science and Engineering Department), the National Centre for Scientific Research “Demokritos” and the University of the Aegean (Computer Science Department), after