Lily Venizelos

Adult Award Winner in 1987

Lily Venizelos is the founder and president of Medasset, the Mediterranean association to save the sea turtles - the unique organisation of experts working is this area.

She has devoted the last decade to an international campaign to protect these ancient creatures throughout the Mediterranean. By unceasing lobbying of ther Greek government, she has secured protective measures for caretta caretta in their most important breeding ground, on the island of Zakyrithos.

Through the media, writing articles and papers and attending symposia and conferences, she keeps the plight of these species in the public eye.

Additional Info

  • Location:
    1c Likavitou Str
    106 72 Athens
  • Phone Number: +20 10 361 3572
  • Fax Number: +30 10 361 3572
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