BWI Media Archive

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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Public call – Services

Public Call for expression of interest for providing services financed from the EU IPA ADRIATIC CBC program targeted call on EUSAIR, Priority 2: Natural resources, cultural resources and prevention risks, Measure 1.3: Measure 2.1 Protection of ‘marine and …

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World Sea Turtle Day 2016

The Blue World Institute celebrated World Sea Turtle Day on 16th of June 2016. in the Sea Turtle Rescue Centre in Mali Lošinj. Children of all ages arrived to enjoy numerous art and learning activities including painting their own ceramic …

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Lošinj bottlenose dolphins change their vocalisation in noisy environment

The Blue World Institute researchers have published a series of scientific papers in which they study the effects of noise produced by boats on our coastal population of bottlenose dolphins in the Lošinj/Kvarnerić region. Sound is of particular importance for bottlenose dolphins as they …

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It is very noisy in the Mediterranean

The first report ”Overview of the Noise Hotspots in the ACCOBAMS Area. Part I– Mediterranean Sea“ has been published For marine organisms sound is one of the main means of communication, orientation, hunting prey or search for partners. …

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Release of the loggerhead sea turtle ‘Victoria’

On the 17th of August 2015 the Blue World Institute of Marine Research and Conservation will release the turtle named ‘Victoria’ from Borik beach in Mali Lošinj at 8pm. ‘Victoria’ was brought to us on the 5th of …

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Dolphins bowriding a cruiser

The crew of the Adriatic Dolphin Project North Dalmatia had an unusual sighting – two bottlenose dolphins bowriding in front of a 244 m cruiser. The dolphins could not resist the chance to have fun riding the bow …

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Aries, Eleonora’s falcon

Today around noon we received a call from our friends in Alternatura tourist agency from Komiža who found Eleonora’s falcon in a deep pit for rainwater collection on Cape Stupišće near Komiža. Tired and frightened bird was rescued …

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