These days, our research vessels Aegean Explorer and Naftilos are operating around Agathonisi island – a marine region of great importance that has been in the center of Archipelagos Institute’s focus for over two decades. The irony however stands to the fact that even in the case of islands as important as Agathonisi, the nation’s
bioacoustics internship
My name is Cecilia, and I have spent the past 3 months as an intern at the Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation. During my internship, I have deepened my knowledge in the field of bioacoustics through assisting other interns with their personal projects. The reason as to why I chose to not start a new
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collecting samples of Posidonia oceanica and Halophila stipulacea seagrass
My name is Alexandra Gimblett, and I am currently studying Marine and Freshwater Biology BSc at Aberystwyth University. While on my year in industry I chose to spend six months with Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation collecting samples of Posidonia oceanica and Halophila stipulacea seagrass in order to later perform DNA analysis at my university.
Department of Political Science – International Relations of Emmanuel College, USA – Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation  One of the key aims of the “International School of Sea” of Archipelagos Institute is to bring the Aegean in the international map of applied education for environmental conservation.  university studies for the environment, through the cooperation with
Μέδουσες, χταπόδια, καρχαρίες και η άγνοια που εκπέμπει η θαλασσινή μας χώρα
Over the last few days we have seen numerous articles, publications and social media posts warning citizens about “dangerous” jellyfish and “wild” shark hordes. Just to mention one similar example,  the post of a Greek American director – who states he doesn’t specialize  in sea issues –  managed to make many people wonder whether octopuses
Microplastics Workshop
At the Microplastics Workshop 2022 which took place a few days ago at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, the PhD candidate, Hayley Mcilwraith presented one of our most recent researches on microplastic pollution- a collaboration between Plymouth Marine Lab, the University of East Anglia and Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation. Research on microplastic
Olivier Poivre d'Arvor, απεσταλμένο του Προέδρου της Γαλλικής Δημοκρατίας, Πρέσβη αρμόδιο για τους Πόλους και θέματα θαλάσσιας πολιτικής
The Scientific Director of Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation, Anastasia Miliou met with the French Ambassador for Polar and Maritime Issues, Olivier Poivre d’Arvor and Katerina Spyropoulou, Attaché for Scientific and University Cooperation of the French Embassy in Greece. Sharing a common concern for the state of the Mediterranean marine ecosystems, fish stocks and protected
«Marine Environment Protection & Citizen Science»
In the framework of the 10th Regional Growth Conference that took place in the Conference & Cultural Center of the University of Patras, the Scientific Director of Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation, Anastasia Miliou participated in the session “Marine Environment Protection & Citizen Science.” “Environmental conservation is a responsibility we all share. As the time
WAP στηρίζει το Καταφύγιο Θαλάσσιας Ζωής
The international animal welfare organization, World Animal Protection has been supporting the creation of the Aegean Marine Life Sanctuary since the first day of this challenging endeavor. We just completed the filming in the Aegean for a short documentary that aims to present the significance of ending dolphin captivity. Our aim is to raise awareness
αναπαραγωγικά κοπάδια λούτσων
Most fish species form reproduction groups in warm shallow waters during this time of the year. For example the various species of Barracuda that gather in large shoals of hundreds of fish. Each female barracuda can release up to 300.000 eggs in the water. It goes without saying that each time we catch a fish
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