ARCHELON, The Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece
Athens, GreeceMarine ConservationNon-Profit
Since 1983, the primary objective of ARCHELON, the Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece has been to protect the sea turtles and their habitats in Greece through monitoring and research, developing and implementing management plans, habitat restoration, raising public awareness and rehabilitating sick and injured turtles.
ARCHELON runs summer field projects (from May to October) in Zakyntho, Peloponnese, Crete and Amvrakikos and during all year at the Sea Turtle Rescue Center. Around 500 volunteers are coming from all over the world every year to help the protection of sea turtles.