BWI Media Archive

‘Book Night’ at the Blue World Institute

Although the original idea was to introduce our youngest members to the City Library of Mali Lošinj, and to take a closer look at the Regional Library Veli Lošinj, to meet the librarian, and to present books for …

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SOUNDSCAPE – the equipment testing for the underwater noise acoustic monitoring

Last preparations that included testing of the equipment used for acoustic monitoring of underwater noise equipment, implemented within the Soundscape project funded through the EU CBC Programme Interreg Italy-Croatia, have been undertaken. The first training was organized on …

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The ‘marGnet’ project Mid-term Scientific Meeting

The ‘marGnet’ project team members from Blue World Institute participated on 5th of February at the Mid-term Scientific Meeting hosted by CNR-ISMAR in Venice. The aims of this event was to present the mid-term achievments of the ‘marGnet’ …

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Interreg SOUNDSCAPE project: last general test before the start of underwater monitoring

On January 23th 2020 in CNR ISMAR laboratories in Venice (Arsenale), the partners of the Interreg Italy Croatia project “SOUNDSCAPE: soundscapes in the Northern Adriatic Sea and their impact on marine biological resources ” have done testing of …

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SOUNDSCAPE project meeting in Venice from 26th to 29th of November.

From 26th to 29th November the third monitoring meeting “SOUNDSCAPE: SOUNDSCAPES IN THE NORTH ADRIATIC SEA AND THEIR IMPACT ON THE MARINE BIOLOGICAL RESOURCES” co-financed by the European Commission thanks to the Interreg Italy-Croatia programme, will be held …

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Clean up of the sea-floor at the Port of Veli Lošinj and Valdarke Bay

On Saturday, 19th of October 2019 the Blue World Institute and our partners from Diving Center SUB SEA SON have organized Dive clean up of the sea-floor at the island of Lošinj – at the Veli Lošinj Port …

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SOUNDSCAPE PROJECT- second meeting in Rijeka

The second meeting of Soundscape project was held in Rijeka on 17th and 18th of July. All partners from organizations and institutions from Italy and Croatia participated and discussed on the future steps needed for the achievement of …

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27th Dolphin Day

July 1st is just around the corner, so as our 27th Dolphin Day. Our Lošinj Marine Educational Centre will be open for public during the whole day, while the official programme starts at 18:00 in Veli Lošinj. The …

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New video of injured dolphin Košara

  Thanks to the video of Mr. Andrej Simčić from few days ago we confirmed that our old buddy – bottlenose dolphin Košara, is still alive and is recovering. On his recording made on 21.6.2019. in the channel …

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World Sea Turtle Day with Blue World Institute

At the Blue World Institute we celebrated the World Sea Turtle Day on 16th of June by organizing educational workshop on the boat at Zabodarski Bay at the island of Lošinj. The event was supported by the City …

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“Protected by Law” – Zagreb Brewery donation campaign

A summer campaign of the Zagreb Brewery entitled “Protected by Law“, which aims to raise awareness of the endangerment of some strictly protected species in Croatia – bottlenose dolphins, lynxes, wolves and griffon vultures, was launched in Zagreb …

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HARP recovered from 1000 m depth

After more than six months of sound recording in the South Adriatic Sea, we have successfully returned our High-Frequency Acoustic Recording Package (HARP) from 1000m depth to the surface! The device brought us recordings of underwater noise and …

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Fourth aerial survey in the Northern Adriatic

Part of the activities of the LIFE Euroturtles project is aimed at identifying areas important for the protection of the loggerhead sea turtles and the establishment of the Natura 2000 areas. In order to identify such areas in …

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Clean up of the sea-floor and the coast at the island of Lošinj

On Saturday, 18th of May 2019 the Blue World Institute has organized clean up of the sea-floor and the coast at three bays at the island of Lošinj. This local event was organized as a part of the …

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Marine Bioacoustic workshop

In the period 2-10 May 2019 Blue World Institute has organized a Marine Bioacoustic workshop within SCOR (Scientific  Committee for Oceanographic Research) Visiting Scholars Program in collaboration with dr.sc. Ana Širović and the Department of Marine Biology, Texas A&M …

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Kick-off meeting of ECOSS project held in Venice

The kick-off meeting of the ECOSS project was held in Venice from 12th to 14th March, hosted by the project lead partner – CNR ISMAR. The project involves 10 partner organizations from Italy and Croatia, all collaborating towards …

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