BWI Media Archive

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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Bioteka’s summer science camp on Lošinj!

Considering the success of last year’s collaboration between the Blue World Institute of Marine Research and Conservation and Bioteka,Bioteka science crew is moving to the island Lošinj again this year, to the city of Mali Lošinj, Turtle Rescue …

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Celebration of 23rd Dolphin Day

The program of 23rd Dolphin day started in the morning in front of Lošinj marine education centre in Veli Lošinj. Around 20 children participated in various art and educational workshops. Of all, the most exciting event was little …

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Have fun and learn about sea animals and plants

The Blue World Institute will organize workshops for children in Turtle Rescue Centre in the Sunny Bay in Mali Lošinj. The “Marine Science School” is designed for children from 7 to 12 years. All the details about signing …

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World Sea Turtle Day

The Blue World Institute celebrated World Sea Turtle Day on Tuesday, June 16th 2015 in Sea Turtle rescue center in the Sunčana uvala in Mali Lošinj. World Sea Turtle Day is a day used to honor and highlight the …

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European Green Week with Blue World Institute

As a part of European Green Week, the Blue World Institute organised an educative satellite event entitled ‘Discover the beauty of our archipelago’. The event was designed for children from the small villages on the little islands of …

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Whales arround Vis island

We were informed of two sightings of whales in the vicinity of Vis island! The first sighting was near Greben islet, and the following close to Drvenik. We will try to find them of course, but if you see them or have some information …

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Drivers of population structure of the bottlenose dolphin

In a paper published in mid-February in the Journal of Evolutionary Biology researchers tried to identify the processes and factors that led to the emergence of regional population structure in bottlenose dolphins inhabiting the Adriatic Sea and the …

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Dolphin surveying under the moonlight

Yesterday evening many eyes were set on the sky where you could see an unusually large and shiny Moon. The movement of this celestial body is predictable so the event of a Moon in perigee was announced earlier …

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Albus –the Adriatic white bottlenose dolphin

Within the activities of project NETCET –Network for the Conservation of Cetaceans and Sea Turtles in the Adriatic (http://www.netcet.eu/),researchers of the Blue World Institute (http://blue-world.org/) and Cetacea Foundation (Riccione) (http://fondazionecetacea.org/) started a new photo-identification based research of bottlenose …

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Bojan has been saved

We informed the public there was a sighting of an injured dolphin less than a month ago, on August 23rd 2013. It had a spear gun harpoon embedded in the tissue in front of the dorsal fin, measuring …

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Harpooned dolphin Bojan

While conducting regular research activities in the northern Dalmatia and Kornati archipelago area, the Blue World Institute staff encountered an injured dolphin at 11:30 am, today. The animal was found in near the island of Olib in the …

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Croatia’s President Josipović opened the Sea turtle rescue centre

On 19. July 2013. Croatia’s President Ivo Josipović has opened lošinj Sea turtle rescue centre. Predsident has been joined by the advisor to the Minister of tourism Mr Ivo Bašić, Mayor of Mali Lošinj Mr Gari Cappelli, director …

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Sea Turtle Rescue Centre

On the 19th of July 2013 the Blue World Institute of Marine Research and Conservation will open the new Sea Turtle Rescue Centre in Mali Lošinj, Croatia. We are proud to announce that this centre will be opened …

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