The public workshop for presenting the Life-Euroturtles
Project to the youngest visitors was organised on Saturday, November 23, 2019 in the Croatian Natural History Museum.
Observing tagged turtle with GPS-GSM transmitter in a near-shore enclosure
The University of Primorska in collaboration with Fondazione Cetacea from Italy attached another GPS-GSM transmitter on a rehabilitated sea turtle.
Interactive Educational Material of action E2
The University of Cyprus,Oceanography Centre (OC-UCY), preparedinteractiveeducational material for schoolchildren aged 3-12 years old,in order to inform pupils about sea turtles and their protection. The material consists of various interactive games through which pupils learn aboutthe sea turtlelife cycle, diet, survival/risk, pollution, entanglement,as well as simple practices that children can follow to protect turtles and […]
First GPS-GSM transmitters of 2019 deployed in Northern Adriatic
After the winter dedicated to further optimization of GPS-GSM transmitters, the University of Primorska got the opportunity, to attach the first two transmitters of 2019.
Open day event for the marine environment
Environmental Center of Cavo Greko, Ayia Napa
Informative presentation for LIFE EUROTURTLE S project, in the frame of MELTEMI project
Mr Georgios FyttisfromUniversity of Cyprus –Oceanography Centre (OC-UCY) presented the actions of LIFE EUROTURTLES with an emphasis to the action C6-Reducing the impact of ghost gear in turtles, at the training seminar organized by AKTI Project and Research Centre in the frame of the project MELTEMI.
Participation to the I nternational Sea Turtle Symposium, 2019 at Charleston , South Carolina, USA
Mr Georgios Fyttis from University of Cyprus –Oceanography Centre (OC UCY) represented LIFE EUROTURTLES in the International Sea Turtle Symposium that was held at Charleston South Carolina, USAbetween 02 February and 08 February 2019.
Meeting with fishermen in the frame of the actions C2, C3, C5 and C6
The stuff of Oceanography Centre,University of Cyprus (OC-UCY) had a meeting with local fishermen for multiple tasks of various actions of LIFE EUROTURTLES
Workshop “Whose biodiversity, whose value?”
On the third day of the Mediterranean Sea Turtle Conference in Poreč researchers from the Blue World Institute (BWI) and the University of Primorska hosted the workshop on ‘Whose biodiversity, whose value? Engaging with stakeholders to understand their perceptions’.
Presentation of GSM tracking transmitter in Brijuni National Park
Brijuni National Park, 19. Oct. 2018. Spatial information is of a crucial importance for the effective conservation management of sea turtle populations and identification of high-used habitats. Satellite telemetry is currently the most widely used method for obtaining such information. Although efficient, this remote sensing technique (i) requires substantial funds, due to the high costs […]
LIFE Euroturtles on 6th Mediterranean Conference on Marine Turtles
LIFE Euroturtles partners will be strongly supporting the 6th Mediterranean Conference on Marine Turtles organisation and workshops, presenting the project and sharing acquired knowledge and experience.
LIFE Euroturtles 3rd Project meeting
The partners of LIFE Euroturtles project will meet on their third project meeting in Poreč, Croatia.
Blue World Institute celebrated World Sea Turtle Day
As every year, 16th of June 2018 was the date saved for the celebration of the World Sea Turtle Day! This year, as part of the educational activities on LIFE EUROTURTLES project („Collective Actions for Improving the Conservation Status of the EU Sea Turtle Populations“), Blue World Institute celebrated this important date by organizing a workshop for children at Ridimutak Beach at the island of Lošinj.
Conservation of marine turtles on Sicily
WWF Italy is announcing a public event to present the results of the first year of activities of LIFE Euroturtles on Sicily and organisation of the round table to discuss the further work and activities
2nd meeting of project partners on Cyprus
2nd meeting of project partners “LIFE EUROTURTLES – Collective actions for improving the conservation status of the EU sea turtle populations” has been hosted by the University of Cyprus – Oceanography Centre and the Department of Fisheries and Marine Research in Larnaca on 26-28 September 2017.
Fieldwork for the implementation of the project actions on Cyprus
Oceanography centre’s stuff visited Latsi area using ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle) in order to record the sea turtle foraging grounds in the Polis-Gialia Natura 2000 site (CY4000001) as well as identifying the possible location of abandoned fishing gears (ghost nets).
LIFE 2017 Info day
Members of LIFE EUROTURTLES (OC-UCY) participated in LIFE 2017 INFO DAY on 8th of June 2017, in Cavo Greco Environmental Education Centre (Cyprus).
LIFE Euroturtles presentation at 19th Croatian SEMEP summer school on Vis
Blue World Instiute was invited as a guest organization to SEMEP School and we used the opportunity to present LIFE Euroturtles project but also to give lecture on marine turtles biology, ecology and conservation to around 70 students and their teachers.
Celebrating 25th LIFE program Anniversary
Department of Biodiversity at UP FAMNIT is announcing a public event to celebrate the 25th anniversary of LIFE programme and NATURA 2000 network in Slovenia and the European Union.
The 1st dissemination activity on Cyprus
The 1st dissemination activity was carried out by Georgios Fyttis (Special scientist at OC-UCY), on 04-05 June 2017, at the Toxeftra beach in Akamas peninsula.
Excursion of Cyprus University of Technology’s students
Environmental group of students from Cyprus University of Technology will visit two of the nesting beaches (Lara and Toxeftra) where actions of LIFE EUROTURTLES will take place as well as the Latsi fishing shelter.
LOVE IS THE GOAL. LIFE IS THE JOURNEY
Given the opportunity of the completion of 25 years of LIFE programs and on the occasion of the European NATURA 2000 Day (21/5) and World Turtle Day (23/5), ARCHELON organizes an open event for the public at the Sea Turtle Rescue Center, on Sunday 28th May, at the 3rd marina of Glyfada, Athens.
European day for nature conservation
Celebrating 25th LIFE program Anniversary and 30 years of Adriatic Dolphin Project
The World Turtle Day
The aim is to bring attention to, and increase knowledge of and respect for, turtles and tortoises, and encourage human action to help them survive and thrive.
LIFE Euroturtles project presented on LIFE Info day
Dr. Draško Holcer, from Croatian Natural History Museum, coordinator of LIFE Euroturtles project presented the project aims, goals and activities on LIFE Info day organised in Zagreb.