First Sea Turtle exit tracks in Katelios Kefalonia

 

First Sea Turtle exit tracks in Katelios Kefalonia

First Sea Turtle exit tracks in Katelios Kefalonia for the year 2013. Happy moments for the team and the volunteers of  Katelios Group for the Research and Protection of Marine and Terrestrial Life in Kefalonia Island, Greece. According to Katelios Group  on 19th  and 20th  May 2013,  the first multiple exit tracks  of sea turtle (Caretta caretta) in the effort to lay, recorded  in Mounda, the most important nesting beach coast of Kefalonia. Mrs Katerina Xenopoulou the manager of the Katelios Group for the research and protection of Marine and Terrestrial life, is waiting for the first turtle exit tracks and together with the team of the volunteers starting their heavy duty once again.  First Sea Turtle exit tracks in Katelios Kefalonia is the first happy sign that team is waiting for and every year is looking forward to get signs of the important turtle life cycle in Mounda – Katelios at Kefalonia Island, Greece.
About Katelios Group
Katelios Group is a Non-governmental, Non-profit Group with very important activities as : Advocacy, Conservation, Education, Monitoring, Outreach, Research, Stranding
The Katelios Group was founded in 1994 and consists mainly of local people with an interest in the long-term future of the Islandof Kefalonia. The Group is concerned with researching and protecting the dramatically declining physical environment and aims through its activities to find solutions to local environmental problems and to promote sustainable development, by working with interested organisations and individuals. The Group has experience in developing and running externally funded projects and currently runs one European Voluntary Service Project, (which are funded by the European Commission and the General Secretary of Youth (Ministry of Education) Greece) The “Kefalonian Conservation Project” – concerning the research and protection of marine turtles, Caretta caretta, on the nesting beaches of Kefalonia andthepromotionof sustainable tourism.
The Group also runs an Environment and Culture Centre that displays environmental information, which is used for holding meetings, presentations as well as evening classes. The Group has experience in developing and running: 1, presentation programs and festivals, in order to raise public awareness; 2, education programs and projects (for both children and adults) and 3, developing and undertaking scientific research projects.


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