The International School of Dusseldorf, Germany, with students coming from all over the world, is one of the 22 schools which is currently part of a study abroad programme in Lipsi island. This dynamic educational action of Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation and Operation Wallacea, offers the students applied training in a large number of
The first of a series of field courses of applied environmental conservation was completed in the island complex of Lipsi, in cooperation with Operation Wallacea. This first round of lessons was attended by The Doon School from India and Navarre School from Florida, USA. The students made a very long trip to reach the Aegean
Over 500 young scientists and students from 22 countries will visit the islands of the eastern Aegean this summer and autumn. They will arrive to the research bases of Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation in order to study the rare wildlife of the Aegean islands and contribute to the efforts for its protection. With the
These days Archipelagos’ researchers in cooperation with scientists from the international educational organization Operation Wallacea are running a field course for final year students of Royal Holloway University of London. This field course was prepared and designed during the previous 2 years by the academics of Royal Holloway University, in cooperation with scientists from Archipelagos
As part of the training activities of Archipelagos Institute, a training program in which students participated for the seventh consecutive year has been recently completed. A team of 20 students from the Technical High School Otrokovice of the Czech Republic took part. These students, who are specialized in Chemistry and will be studying in this
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