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Emergency Phone Numbers for Animals affected by the Oil Spill

Below is a list of several animal welfare and wild life protection organizations for animals affected by the oil spill caused by the tanker Agia Zoni II that sank on Sunday, Sept 10 2017, off the island of Salamina in the Saronic Gulf.

For Seals Hellenic Society for the Study and Protection of the Monk Seal: 2105222888, 6942494471

For Dolphins: 

Sos Numbers

For Birds:  Wild Life Protection: 2109510075 and  6972664675

For Sea Turtles:  for the protection of Sea Turtles: 2108944444 and 6941511511

The list has been compiled up by animal welfare website

The oil spill the mainland and the coastline of Piraeus and Athens up to Glyfada.

A big oil spill has been spotted in the sea off Voula on Wed night, there are efforts to set up floating dams to avoid the spill reaching the coast.

Depending on the weather conditions, the oil spill could reach even to Vouliagmeni and Cape Sounion in the Attica region or other islands in the Saronic Gulf, experts said on Greek TV channels.

More on the Tanker Oil Spill here

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  1. I have shared this with the UK sailing association of which I am a member so that sailors in the northern Saronic who come across animals and birds in distress from the pollution know who to contact.