last update: 6/12/2016


This unit presents a series of useful links relative to Life project “Accolagoons” objects of interest.

LIFE - EU’s financial instrument
European Comission

Project «Accolagoons» partnersτου έργου «Accolagoons»
Coordinating Beneficiary: the Prefectural Authority of Thessaloniki (PATH) 
Organization for the Master Plan and Environmental Protection of Thessaloniki (OR.THE.) 
The non-profit organization “Balkan Environment Center
The private company “OMIKRON Planning, study and management of environmental and technical works, Ltd”

Information on European Ecological Network NATURA 2000 
NATURA 2000 website
European legislation
European Union 
Hellenic Ministry of Environment, Energy & Climate Change

Information on coastal ecosystems and priority species-habitats

Hellenic Ornithological Society
ARCHELON - Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece
MOm-Protection of Monachus monachus

Research institutions

Hellenic Centre for marine research 
Hellenic Phycological Society (HEL.P.S.) 
Hellenic Fisheries Research Institute (F.R.I)
Greek Biotope/Wetland Centre (ΕΚΒΥ)
ARCHIPELAGOS-Institute for marine protection 

Volunteering groups in Thessaloniki wider area-Greece

Information on Epanomi area
Nautical Association of Marine Sports of Epanomi (P.O. BOX 5514 Epanomi, Greece, Tel: +30 23920-43330, Fax: +30 23920-43331)
Cultural association of Epanomi (Tel: +30 23920-41481, +30 23920-41827) 
Gerovassiliou wine museum

Information on Aggelochori area

European Comission-Tourism
World Tourism Organisation (WTO) 
Eco-Destinet (a project for the development of a blueprint for a European Ecotourism Labelling Standard (EETLS)
World travel & tourism council

Other links
COASTLEARN-A multimedia distance training package on Integrated Coastal Zone Management
MEDWET-Initiative for the Mediterranean wetlands 
CRETA Aquarium 
UNEP-United Nations Environment programme
Axios-Loudias-Aliakmonas Estuaries Management Authorities
Wetlands International Organisation

Project Partners