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Greece’s Ten Best Scuba Diving Spots

Greece is a country with over sixteen thousand kilometers (9,942 miles) of coastline, which makes it a scuba diver’s paradise, offering diving enthusiasts the...

Greece’s “Turtle Island” of Marathonisi and Zakynthos Marine Park (video)

The islet of Marathonisi in Laganas Bay, known as "Turtle Island" for its characteristic shape and because it is a vital breeding ground for...

Satellite Tags Placed on Endangered Sea Turtles in Greece

The Archelon group, the Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece, has recently launched an innovative way to protect the endangered sea turtles in Greece...
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Video: Good Samaritan Saves Stranded Sea Turtle in Crete

A sea turtle entangled in fish net and stranded at a beach in Crete was rescued by a passer-by earlier this month. The video...

Spectacular Footage of Newly Born Sea Turtles Rushing to the Water in Greece’s Mykonos...

Bathers and volunteers gathered at a beach in Greece's Mykonos to assist new born sea turtles reach the sea in their first and most...

Injured Caretta-Caretta Returns to Santorini Beach, Land of Its Birth to Die

Greece is home to the famous Caretta caretta turtle and tourists are always on the look out to encounter the beloved turtles. Yesterday morning on...

EC Takes Legal Action Against Greece for Failure to Protect Caretta Caretta

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) announced on Thursday that it would accept an appeal submitted by the European Commission (EC) against Greece in...

Baby Sea Turtle Hatchlings Waddle their Way into the Sea on Crete

Last month youth from all over Europe who have come together to volunteer at Greece's Archelon Sea Turtle Protection Society on the island of...

Sea Turtle Nests at Record Heights in Zakynthos This Summer

A study conducted with the collaboration of ARCHELON, the Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece, reports that the number of carretta caretta loggerhead turtle...

European Court Prosecutor Slams Greece for Failing to Protect Kyparissia Gulf

Twenty years after the Greece’s first referral to the European Court of Justice for failing to adopt protection status for caretta-caretta sea turtles, the...

Injured Caretta Caretta Turtle Rescued Near Nafplio

Residents in the picturesque coastal town of Nafplio, in east Peloponnese, Greece, on Friday rescued another endangered Caretta caretta sea turtle that was found...

NGO: “Greek Government Puts Turtles, and Zakynthos at Risk”

The recent decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union (EU) to condemn Greece for the operation of a landfill within the...

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