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With the lifting of travel restrictions over the past two weeks, the project has welcomed its first group of volunteers at the Argostoli Field Station. The team has been kept busy with multiple sea turtle nests, tagging nesting females and … read more

A male sea turtle named Platis recently completed his rehabilitation at the Sea Turtle Rescue Centre and was released back to the sea! Platis was found injured near Platis Gialos in Kefalonia on July 12 of this past summer. Our … read more

Well, this is it for Lixouri 2019! As of this writing, we only have six eggs left, all out on Megas Lakkos. These eggs are actually from LG3, which was laid on Loggos. Unfortunately, we needed to move the remaining … read more

The number of nests in Lixouri continues to decline! We’re down to just three nests on Vatsa, three on Kounopetra, four on Megas Lakkos, one on Loggos 4, one on Lepeda, and one on the Cape. A mere 13 nests … read more

While Megas Lakkos still has a good number of nests left, we inventoried the final nest that was in the affected area. That means we no longer need to sleep out on that beach. It’s an odd feeling - we’ve … read more

Many beaches are slowly waving goodbye to their bamboo and red tape, as nests are reaching the end of their cycle. While success rates vary, it’s a privilege for the core team to see nests come full circle, and to … read more

It’s been a busy week of inventories over in Lixouri, with at least one occurring each day. Our record so far is six inventories in one day! An inventory is always an interesting task because you never know what you … read more

Amidst such a busy week, it can seem as if every beach is swarming with turtle life. Yet despite the number of hatchlings, some nests can go eerily quiet, and seven days after the first hatching, the team will perform … read more

Daytime hatchings have been occurring at a range of times, some in the morning and some late afternoon. The key thing is that these hatchings should not be happening at this time – it is far too hot and many … read more

Almost 230 nests here and we've got hatchlings all over the place. What a great time for conservation here in Kefalonia. We are extremely busy now with the overlap of the two seasons (nesting and hatching), but also full of … read more

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