History is Rewritten

November 11, 2020

A new seal species, ancestor to today's monk seals, was discovered by fossil researchers in N. Zealand, changing the current theory that seals originate from the northern hemisphere. It was named Eomonachus belegaerensis (dawn monk seal from Belegaer - the sea west of J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle Earth from Lord of the Rings). It weighed approximately 200-250kg, measured 2.5 metres in length, and lived in the waters of N. Zealand around 3 million years ago.

Newborn Pups for 2020!

September 08, 2020

12 newborn pups have already been recorded by MOm's team for 2020! It seems that the reproductive season started a bit earlier than usual, so we expect boom!

Volunteer Project

June 08, 2020

Due to the measures taken against the Covid-19 pandemic, we regret to inform you that the Volunteer Project in MOm’s Information Center in Alonissos will not be taking place this summer. We would like to thank you for your interest and hope to have you with us again next summer.


March 18, 2020

Following the rules of proper social behavior, we STAY HOME. MOm’s offices will remain closed until further notice, as all of us continue to work from home. Of course, MOm’s phones and the rest of our means of communication (e-mail, messenger) are available to all the members and friends of the organization. Keep in mind that orders for our financial support material will be delayed for a few days.

We would like to thank everyone that’s on the front lines of defense against this virus for their efforts and suggest patience to all of you until we get out of this crisis (soon, we hope)!

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