BWI Media Archive

„Walls of death“ still collect the bloody tribute in endagered species of the Mediterranean!

The center of public interest in the Mediterranean and beyond is the currently unsuccessful attempt to rescue second sperm whale that has become entangled in a drift net near the island of Salina in the archipelago of the …

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28th Dolphin Day

On Wednesday, July 1st, we celebrated our traditional Dolphin Day, the 28th in a row! This time, in a somewhat more modest edition, due to the uncertain situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, we organized a series of activities …

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The World Sea Turtle Day

The World Sea Turtle Day – 16th of June, was celebrated at the Blue World Institute as a part of the activities of the LIFE Euroturtles project.  Therefore, we organized interactive educational workshop on the excursion boat „Krško“ …

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Education Centre and Dolphin watching running again

As we welcomed June, we also returned to work from our office in Veli Lošinj and we opened LMEC after being closed for public for 2 and a half months. We have taken all the precaution measures, cleaned …

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‘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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