Monthly Archives: 27/02/2017

A DAY WITH DOLPHINS

A DAY WITH DOLPHINS

Early in the morning of 20th February, we started our land survey in Utjeha. While we were enjoying the vivid sunrise, we suddenly discovered a large group of bottlenose dolphins with high surface active behaviours. There were at least 8 individuals in the group, with a juvenile and we could follow them at least for… Read more

INTERACTIVE DOLPHIN DAY AT ULCINJ LIBRARY

INTERACTIVE DOLPHIN DAY AT ULCINJ LIBRARY

On Monday we had the pleasure of holding an activity night at the Ulcinj library for the local youth. The evening started with showing everyone how to reuse plastic waste by making sea turtles out of plastic bottles, fish out of bottle caps, and dolphin fins with cardboard. The kids were giddy with excitement using… Read more

THE “MYSTERIOUS” DOLPHIN IN THE HARBOUR OF BAR

THE “MYSTERIOUS” DOLPHIN IN THE HARBOUR OF BAR

In Italy Friday the 17th is considered as an unlucky day. Unaware of this superstition, we were almost ready to start our survey at 07:00 in the morning when a news article about a dolphin in the harbour of Bar arose our attention. We heard about this mysterious dolphin before. We were told that the individual… Read more

MARINE MAMMALS PRESENTATION AT LOCAL SCHOOL IN ULCİNJ

MARINE MAMMALS PRESENTATION AT LOCAL SCHOOL IN ULCİNJ

The beginning of February has brought about a change in weather, and it looks like we are finally escaping winter and moving well into spring. Overall this week has been a busy one, with a large focus on scientific outreach. Monday was dedicated to group survey training to ensure our new volunteer, Anna, was ready for… Read more

DMAD and NHAM WERE ON LOCAL TV

DMAD and NHAM WERE ON LOCAL TV

We were on local TV Teuta and expressing our marine mammals conservation project on the Adriatic Sea of Montenegro. Here below is a part of the broadcast.

An unexpected wind of good promises for the New Year

An unexpected wind of good promises for the New Year

The New Year has just begun and we already are at the end of what has been an intense and surprising first month. The Montenegrin winter has brought temperature well below freezing and totally unexpected snow, a very rare event for this mild region, which managed to surprise even the locals with breathtaking scenery of… Read more