Protecting Ancient Mariners

May 21, 2010 —

Sea Turtle - Ancient Mariners

Dr. Maria Hnaraki, director of Greek Studies, invites the Drexel community to join the journey of Mediterranean turtles via ARCHELON on Zakynthos, Peloponnesus and Crete on Friday, May 21, 2010 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in Mitchell Auditorium, Edmund D. Bossone Research Enterprise Center (Market Street between 31st and 32nd Streets).

The journey includes a movie and a lecture guided by Aliki Panagopoulou, projects coordinator in ARCHELON, the Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece. ARCHELON is a Greek environmental NGO founded in 1983. As a graduate student, Panagopoulou works with Dr. James R. Spotila, Betz Chair Professor of Environmental Science in the Department of Biology.

This is a free, child-friendly event, open to the entire community. The event is co-sponsored by the College of Arts & Sciences and the Betz Chair of Environmental Science, Biology Department.

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