BWI Media Archive

Mediterranean Coast Day

From 22nd to 25th of September the Blue World Institute representatives were participating at the Mediterranean Coast Day celebration in Split organized by PAP/RAC with the support from Croatian Ministry of the Environment and UNEP Mediterranean Action Plan. …

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World Cleanup Day

The Blue World Institute members and volunteers celebrated the World Cleanup Day on Saturday, September 15, 2018. BWI regularly participates in clean-up actions, and this year as a partner of the European Act4litter project we decided to start …

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eTurtle – a citizen science app for reporting observations of sea turtles

eTurtle is a citizen science application aimed at collecting information on observations of sea turtles in the wild. Currently it is available for Android OS and can be downloaded from PlayStore. Sea turtles are globally endangered species and …

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26th Dolphin Day in Veli Lošinj

We are happy to announce that on Sunday, 1st of July 2018 we are celebrating our 26th Dolphin Day with sponsorship from the Tourist Board of Mali Lošinj. Dolphin Day is the Blue World Institute’s main public event …

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International School of Marine Conservation Science

The International School of Marine Conservation Science focuses on the multiple aspects of evidence based conservation in marine ecosystems, including the physical, biological, and human dimension components. The aim of the lectures and workshops is to identify the …

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Female bottlenose dolphin mourning her dead calf

On the 25th June 2018, Blue World Institute received a report on a dead dolphin seen close by the Osor village. After our inspection in the field we discovered it was another case of a female dolphin mourning …

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IMBER workshop in Veli Lošinj 17th June – 20 June

Yesterday was the first day of the IMBER Science-Policy-Society workshop. This workshop is cohosted by the BWI, the Network of Early Career Scientists of the Integrated Marine Biosphere Research (IMBeR) project, the EU project EKLIPSE and the MarCons …

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Blue World Institute celebrates World Sea Turtle Day

World Sea Turtle Day takes place every year on 16th of June. This year, as a part of the educational activities on LIFE Euroturtles project, with the support from Mali Lošinj Tourist Board, Blue World Institute celebrated this …

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Clean up and marine litter monitoring at Velopin Beach, Mali Lošinj

The analysis of the waste on the beach of Velopin in Mali Lošinj was initiated by BWI members and volunteers on Friday, 25th of May 2018. The action was taken as part of international clean-up action “Clean Up …

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Funding approved for the Blue Cave – Biševo Visitor Centre

We are very proud that project for the establishment of the “Blue Cave – Biševo Visitor Centre“, which we have developed in cooperation with the City of Komiža (project leader), the Split and Dalmatia County Public Institution “Sea …

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Research in North Dalmatia

The Blue World Institute research team spent the past few days studying common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in North Dalmatia. The research activities are part of a multiannual collaboration with public institutions “Kornati National Park” and “Nature Park …

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Open air exhibition „Diversity matters“

This year Blue World Institute is celebrating World Water Day, 22nd of March and Earth Day 22nd of April by hosting travelling exhibition “Diversity matters” by Natural History Museum of Rijeka. This exhibition was produced as a part …

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LIFE EUROTURTLES – Fishermen Workshop

On Friday, March 16th, 2018, we used the unfavorable weather forecast that kept the fishing boats in the harbours of the island of Lošinj to organize a workshop for fishermen. During the meeting we were conducting individual interviews …

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International School of Marine Conservation Science registration extended

We are inviting MSc and PhD students with a basic degree in biology/ecology and related subjects to apply for participation in the International School of Marine Conservation Science (isMCS) organised between 21 – 30 June 2018 in Koper …

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Workshop on science-policy-society interface

Between the 17th and 20th June 2018 the BWI will co-host a workshop for early career researchers on the topic of working at the science-policy-society interface. Working with partners from Network of Early Carrier Scientists (NIECS) of IMBER …

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Dead fin whale near Lošinj

Blue World Institute received an information about dead whale near Lošinj on 23 January 2018. Dead whale got entangled in a trawling net and was brought by the fishermen to Male Orjule island. Blue Word Institute researchers checked …

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