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With a total of 141 nests, we are well on our way to finishing out the nesting season and welcoming the hatchling craze. Lots of light pollution around the island means more hatchling rescue shifts and more little hatchlings helped ... read more

We are quickly approaching 150 nests for the season! Nesting season is slowing down and hatching season has begun early due to early nests! We are in an interesting time period where there are both nesting females and little hatclhings ... read more

July 2018 Nesting News


Jul 13, 2018

The Lourdas based team were in action very early in the season as we became the first recipients of a very early next. This was brought to our attention by a member of the public, and on further examination, by ... read more

Our team rescued a male sea turtle trapped with fishing line and hooks in Sami. The turtle was seen by locals who notified us, and the team quickly caught the turtle and removed the hooks, tagged and measured the turtle ... read more

We've rescued more than 300 hatchlings from light pollution or entrapment this week. Nests continue to hatch, with a large number of mass hatchings. We've had several injured and unfortunately dead turtles around Kefalonia but mostly near Argostoli. read more

With hatching in full swing, our teams are now focused on rescuing hatchlings from light pollution and from getting trapped in their nests. We drove two rescued turtles to the Rescue Centre in Athens, but we've also found two ... read more

It's been a very busy week across the nesting beaches and the harbour. More nests are hatching, and we've had three adult turtles in our first-aid facility. Unfortunately one of them didn't make it, but the other ... read more

We've seen hatchlings coming out of the nests and crawling to sea for the first time in the season. Some of the nests are doing very well, but we've also had a storm that caused others to become ... read more

An exciting story of the nesting female Michelle who we are able to provide care for during the nesting season and follow her interesting choices of nesting beaches! read more

Last week we provided initial treatment to a severely diseased turtle and then we drove it to the Sea Turtle Rescue Centre in Athens. Our famous Barb has returned to the Harbour of Argostoli, possibly after laying a few nests ... read more


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