BWI Media Archive

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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SOUNDSCAPE project kick-off meeting in Split

The partners of the project “SOUNDSCAPE: Soundscapes in the North Adriatic Sea and their impact on marine biological resources” funded by EU CBC Programme Interreg Italy-Croatia programme are currently meeting in Split. The first (or kick-off) meeting is …

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Seizmic has finished. Untill the next time.

Seismic survey for Energean oil company in Montenegrin territorial waters, carried out by seismic ship Ramform Titan and support ships Thor Freyja and Sanco Sea, has finished on 20. February 2019. Ramform Titan started with preparation of streamers …

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Energean 3D seismic survey in Montenegro

After large 3D seismic survey carried out for the ENI-Novatek consortium for exploration of blocks 4, 5, 9 and 10 ended in December 2018, seismic surveying activity continues in Montenegrin water. This time 3D seismic surveying is focused …

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The MarGnet Project – Kick off Meeting

Representatives of the Blue World Institute participated last week in Venice at the Kick off Meeting of the partners on the project marGnet (EASME/EMFF/2017/1.2.1.12/S2/05/SI2.789314) funded by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund as part of the “Sustainable Blue …

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SOUNDSCAPE – Soundscapes in the North Adriatic Sea and their impact on marine biological resources

The “SOUNDSCAPE: Soundscapes in the North Adriatic Sea and their impact on marine biological resources” project includes creation of a cross-border scientific and institutional cooperation which will increase the current knowledge on the underwater noise and the human …

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ECOSS – an exciting new EU funded project

Blue World Institute is participating in a new project: “ECOSS – Ecological Observing System in the Adriatic Sea: oceanographic observations for biodiversity“. There are 10 partner institutions from Croatia and Italy, collaborating under the leadership of the Italian …

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Seismic survey in Montenegro has ended – at what cost?

The first 3D seismic survey of the sea bed in Montenegro has ended. The ship “Polar Empress” carrying out the survey started from the harbour of Bar on the 16th November around 3pm and the survey lasted 33 …

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marGnet – new EU project of the Blue World Institute

On the European Commission’s call on „Sustainable Blue Economy“, Blue World Institute with partners submitted project „marGnet: Mapping and recycling of marine litter and Ghost nets on the sea-floor“. Project has successfully passed the evaluation phase so Grant …

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Another oil and gas seismic surveying in the Adriatic

After accepting the Environmental Impact Assessment, the Agency for nature and environment protection of Montenegro issued in July 2018 a permit for seismic surveying in the Adriatic Sea to Italian-Russian consortium created by ENI and Novatek. The seismic surveying …

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