BWI Media Archive

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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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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