Another endangered turtle fatally injured

A passerby looks at a fatally injured loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) on Karathonas Beach near Nafplio, in the northern Peloponnese, on Saturday. The turtle washed up on the beach earlier in the day with multiple injuries across its body, possibly from a boat propellor, in one of several similar incidents reported in the area over the past few weeks.

European court accepts Commission's appeal against Greece over Caretta caretta

Greece was found guilty on Thursday by the European Court of Justice of failing to comply with European Union rules concerning the protection of the endangered loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) in the Bay of Kyparissia, in the western Peloponnese.

Who is responsible for the mysterious sea turtle deaths on Naxos? (pics)

A string of mysterious caretta caretta sea turtle deaths have been noted around Naxos. The thirteenth turtle with stab wounds to its neck this year was found by swimmers at the region of Grotta.

The Naxos Wildlife Protection Fund is calling on local authorities to take action to secure the safety of the protected species against fishermen.