World Sea Turtle Day, Open Day and 31st Dolphin Day


World Sea Turtle Day, Open Day and 31st Dolphin Day

THREE PUBLIC EVENTS WITHIN THE “ISLANDS IN THE SEA OF KNOWLEDGE” PROJECT The beginning of summer at the Blue World Institute was marked by traditional public events organized this year under the auspices of the ‘Islands in the …

Read more


Study visit to Portugal

The educational team of the Blue World Institute participated together with representatives of partner organizations in the project “Islands in the Sea of Knowledge” – Strengthening the capacity of civil society organizations to popularize STEM, on a study …

Read more


LIFE Delfi: Workshop for fishermen on dolphin watching as a complementary activity

A workshop for fishermen was held in Mali Lošinj as part of the project LIFE Delfi – Lowering fishing interactions to promote dolphin watching as an activity that can replace or supplement the traditional activity of fishermen. The …

Read more


International workshop on Maritime Spatial Planning in Veli Lošinj

As part of the Interreg IT-HR project HATCH (Hadriaticum Data Hub), the Blue World Institute organized last week a study visit of project partners to Veli Lošinj, Croatia, which included a workshop on Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP). Thanks …

Read more


Career Day

Career Day was organized in cooperation with the Club of Lošinjians and students of Ambroz Haračić High School from Mali Lošinj. Career Day was held in CB Utopija in Mali Lošinj on February 17, 2023 with the aim …

Read more


LIFE DELFI – Goletta dei delfini

As part of the activities of the LIFE DELFI project from 14th to 16th of August, we hosted representatives of partner organizations from Italy – Legambiente Onlus and the University of Siena, who arrived in Mali Lošinj harbor …

Read more


LIFE DELFI – Lowering Fishing Interactions

In collaboration with a local fisherman Aldo Lukšić, in the past month our team regularly took off to sea from a harbour in Sv. Martin, on the island of Lošinj, to take part in trawler fishing with the …

Read more


We hosted the RokOtok project on Lošinj

This summer, the Blue World Institute achieved a nice collaboration with the RokOtok association and project, which was designed by Domagoj Jakopović Ribafish, prof. geography, TV host and blogger in memory of his prematurely deceased son Rok. In …

Read more


30th Dolphin Day

The program of the jubilee 30th Dolphin Day, July 1, began in the morning with the sea turtle Saturn release into the sea. After a several-month stay in the Sea Turtle Recovery Centre run by the Blue World …

Read more


SEA TURTLE RESCUE CENTRE – Release of Calimero

The last autumn days before the decrease in the sea temperature were used to return Calimero, a sea turtle, to the nature. Calimero is a subadult loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) with carapace length of 52 cm, which …

Read more


SEA TURTLE RESCUE CENTRE – Release of Apox the turtle

Another recovered sea turtle has left the sea turtle rescue centre in Mali Lošinj. This morning we gathered at the Veli žal beach to release Apox, a juvenile loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) found on January 12th this …

Read more


Establishing the Blue Network – coordination of organizations actively dealing with the marine litter issue in Croatia

This year, we celebrate the World Environment Day in a very special way, holding a two-day workshop on marine waste data collection, organized by the ECOSS project in cooperation with Ocean Conservancy, which resulted in the establishment of …

Read more


From the diary of the Sea Turtle Rescue Center in Mali Lošinj

In order to inform the general public about the work of our Sea Turtle Rescue Centre, we asked its manager Mateja Zekan and veterinarian Tina Belaj, to give us an example about procedure during the reception …

Read more


European Atlas of the Seas

The President of the Blue World Institute of Marine Research and Conservation, Jelena Basta, becomes the Croatian ambassador of the European Atlas of the Seas, an ocean literacy tool. With our core mission dedicated to marine environment protection …

Read more