This unbelievable story begins with an encounter. While sailing around the Ionian Islands in Greece in July 2014, the Octopus Foundation crew met with Cédric Georges, the French owner of the Fiskardo-Divers center. Along the conversation, he mentioned the British plane wreck that was shot down by German artillery during the second world war. When…

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Julien Pfyffer’s interview in the asset managers’ magazine for French-speaking Switzerland. (Voxia)


The Swiss newspaper Le Matin has published a two-pages story about our project to support the Lampedusa clinic, in its April 29th issue. The article focuses on the turtle’s role as jellyfish regulator in the Mediterranean. But these marine reptiles often fall victims to fishing gear. The Italian biologist Daniela Freggi founded a clinic in order…

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The following article in the Tribune de Genève looks into Julien Pfyffer’s journey to the creation of the Octopus Foundation. It also covers the historical project in Albania with the support to UNIGE’s team of archaeologists (University of Geneva).

This article was initially published on the OCEAN71 Magazine‘s website. It explains why the crew of the Octopus Foundation chose the diving site of Niolon as a test field. At the bottom of the sea, in front of a beautiful little cove, dozens of ancient amphorae have become a popular tourist attraction. They seem to…

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