BWI Media Archive

Exhibition of the Blue World Institute Art Collection in Zagreb

From the 13th to the 27th November at the Bogdan Ogrizović Library in Zagreb, Preradovićeva street, there will be an exhibition of Blue World Institute Art Collection. The collection consists of works created by eight Croatian artists: Tomislav …

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New education project for local kindergarten

In October 2017 Blue World Institute has started cooperation project with the local kindergarten from Mali Lošinj with the intention to educate children on fish biology, fish species, fisheries and importance of the fish food in our daily …

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Two fin whales near Lošinj

During the morning of 27.8.2017., the Blue World Institute received a report about the observation of two fin whales west of Lošinj. The researchers immediately went to the sea to collect information on this sighting and to determine …

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Young Sea Turtle rescued

On Monday, 24th July 2017 we got the report on a young loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) entangled in plastic strings in Čikat bay, Mali Lošinj. Thanks to Mr. Mario Milošević, Mr. Čano Milušić and Mr. Roberto Nikolić, …

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Celebration of 25th Dolphin Day

The Blue World Institute did celebrate 25th Anniversary of the Dolphin Day! This special occasion was marked by a two-day program that was packed with interesting events highlighting the longevity of our work on the research and conservation …

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25th Dolphin day in Veli Lošinj

This weekend we celebrate 25th Dolphin day! Additionally, this year Blue World Institute is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Adriatic Dolphin Project. For this special occasion, we are preparing 2 days of interesting events to highlight the …

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Celebration of the World Sea Turtles Day

Also this year Marine Turtle Rescue Centre in Sunny Bay, Mali Lošinj was a place of celebration of the World Sea Turtles Day. Around 100 gathered kids and their parents participated in our funny-educational program. The day started …

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World Sea turtles Day 2017

Join us in celebrating of the World Sea Turtles Day in Sunčana uvala, Mali Lošinj in front of our Marine turtles rescue centre The program started at 10 with our most loyal visitors, but you can still join …

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FLAG “Vela vrata” Workshop Invitation

As a member of Fishery Local Action Group (FLAG) “Vela vrata”, the Blue World Institute is inviting you to participate in workshop “Preparation of Local Development Strategy in Fisheries 2014-2020” on Wednesday 12th of April 2017 at 11:00 …

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The first meeting of partners of LIFE EUROTURTLES project

The first meeting of partners of our new EU project „Collective Actions for Improving the Conservation Status of the EU Sea Turtle Populations–LIFE EUROTURTLES“ has been held in the Croatian Natural History Museum in Zagreb from 17-19. October 2016. Representatives of Croatian Natural History …

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ADRIATIC+ Policy Brief Conference

On 12th of October 2016 dr. Peter Mackelworth, BWI Conservation director and dr. Draško Holcer, BWI president, participated in the ADRIATIC+ project Policy Brief Conference in Brussels organised on the premises of Marche Region Representation. Our aim was …

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MarCons meeting in Zagreb

The Croatian Natural History Museum and the Blue World Institute are hosting the 2nd meeting of the MarCons Management committee and 1st meetings for MarCons workgroups 1 – 5 during 13. and 14. October 2016 in Zagreb. Over 50 marine scientists from 27 countries …

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Sparks exibition

The Blue World Institute invites you to visit the exibition open within the Sparks project. Sparks is a major European project and a collaboration between 33 organisations from all EU that is trying to engage members of the …

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Adriatic+ Marxan workshop for MSP in the Adriatic

Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) of the Adriatic Sea is becoming more essential as competition for space continues to expand. Different users seek to use the marine environment in different ways. Traditional uses, such as shipping, fishing and protected …

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Bobi – solitary Adriatic dolphin

With the arrival of summer and the rise in numbers of bathers at sea, we start receiving more footage of people swimming with Bobi the bottlenose dolphin. Bobi is a solitary dolphin who often comes close to people …

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24th Dolphin Day

On Friday, 1st of July 2016, the Blue World Institute celebrated 24th Dolphin Day which was held under the sponsorship of the City of Mali Loš inj, Tourist Board of Mali Lošinj and Primorsko-goranska County. The morning program …

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