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LIFE GRECABAT in the 1st International Bat Night

LIFE GRECABAT participated in the “1st International Bat Night in Greece” that took place in Peristeri Municipality on 22nd of September 2019.

LIFE GRECABAT project on the Portuguese RTP TV

The reportage by the journalist Pedro Pinto of the public Portuguese television station RTP, was aired on December 10, 2023, while the filming took place in mid-October 2023 in Crete by the journalist and his cameraman, who were guided by the LIFE GRECABAT researchers into the caves’ world, collecting information regarding the actions and the project’s results so far. In addition, Mr.

Successful Organization of a Two-Day Educational Activities workshop of the LIFE GRECABAT Project in Kleitoria
The LIFE GRECABAT Project (LIFE17NAT/GR/000522) " Greek Caves and Bats: Management Actions and Change of Attitude" and the Center for Environmental Education (CEE) of Kleitoria-Akrata successfully co-organized a two-day workshop for the LIFE GRECABAT project’s educational activities, with the theme: "Environmental Education for the Hidden Greek Nature". The workshop was held on November 22 and 23, 2023 at the premises of CEE of Kleitoria-Akrata, in Kleitoria. The two-day workshop was addressed to the area’s Primary and High School teachers and students.
Participation in the 3rd BALKAN SPELEOLOGICAL CONFERENCE and a "repatriation"...

Kaloust Paragamian, Director of the HELLENIC INSTITUTE OF SPELEOLOGICAL RESEARCH and cave habitat expert of LIFE GRECABAT, participated in the 3rd Balkan Conference of Speleology, in Sofia, where he gave a presentation on the Maronia Cave, focusing on its biodiversity, its importance and the challenges for its management.

The Portuguese TV in Crete for LIFE GRECABAT

In mid-October we welcomed in Crete the journalist of the Portuguese public television RTP, Mr. Pedro Pinto, with his cameraman, who were guided by the LIFE GRECABAT researchers in the world of caves, collecting information about the actions and the results of the project so far. In addition, Mr.

LIFE GRECABAT at the Pozar Baths

The integration of LIFE GRECABAT project in the reception of the Alexandrian Hydrotherapy Centre of the Pozar Baths near Spilaiovaratho cave was successfully completed last week. The integration included:

Let's start over at the beginning!

On the occasion of the beginning of the school year, LIFE GRECABAT offers educational activities for primary and secondary education that are part of the project's educational kit and are available in four different languages.

How to build a bat house / Bat Box

Instructions for building the Bat box can be found in the project's educational kit ( in the student's booklet (pages 28 - 29,

The University of Crete- Natural History Museum of Crete celebrates the 30th anniversary of the NATURA 2000 Network
The University of Crete- Natural History Museum of Crete, having implemented or collaborated in more than 10 LIFE projects, participates in the celebrations by organizing an information kiosk in the exhibition space at the Natural History Museum of Crete in Heraklion (Periodical Exhibition), Monday, May 23 at 10 p.m. until 5 p.m.
Current cave monitoring practices, their variation and recommendations for future improvement in Europe: A synopsis from the 6th EuroSpeleo Protection Symposium.
A summary of the presentations and discussions held at 𝟲𝘁𝗵 𝗘𝘂𝗿𝗼𝗦𝗽𝗲𝗹𝗲𝗼 𝗣𝗿𝗼𝘁𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗦𝘆𝗺𝗽𝗼𝘀𝗶𝘂𝗺 was published yesterday.
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