We recently finished filming for an international TV production, which will highlight the rare natural wealth of the Aegean and the conservation actions that Archipelagos Institute takes to protect it. Archipelagos Institute is a Greek initiative that was started over 2 decades ago and continues to expand, without using any public funds. With the hard
A briefing took place in Athens, between the Ambassador of Spain, Enrique Viguera and the Scientific Director of Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation, Anastasia Miliou. The focus of this meeting was the key priorities for marine conservation in Greece and the Mediterranean, as well as the common solutions that are required to address the common
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
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