Explore Cross-border Aquatic Biodiversity – EXChAngE

Project

Marine Biodiversity Conservation Center Aquarium Boka – MonteAqua

The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, represented by the Norwegian Embassy in Belgrade, awarded a grant agreement number MNE-17/0004 to the University of Montenegro - the Institute for Marine Biology of the Sea from Kotor for the implementation of the project "Center for the Protection of the Biodiversity of the Sea Boka Aquarium - MonteAqua".
Project

Impact of the project

The expected impact of the project (changes and benefits that will result from the project) is an enhanced process of Montenegro's accession to the European Union in the field of nature protection in relation to aquatic ecosystems and sustainable management of protected aquatic ecosystems.

News

EXChAngE Launched
EXChAngE Launched

Dubrovnik, Kotor. The launching event of the project “Explore Cross-border Aquatic Biodiversity – EXChAngE” was held on 19th October 2020 in Dubrovnik, Croatia, and Kotor, Montenegro. The event was organized as a combined seminar and webinar, due to Covid-19 travel and meeting restrictions. All 5 project partners from 3 countries: from Croatia Institute for Marine and Coastal Research of the University…

Invitation to Webinar “Blue Pass as New Adriatic Tourism Offer”
Invitation to Webinar “Blue Pass as New Adriatic Tourism Offer”

Dear Colleagues and Partners, On Monday 19 October 2020, from 10:30 to 11:30 CEST, we will host our webinar on “Blue Pass as New Adriatic Tourism Offer”. We are presenting the project “Explore Cross-border Aquatic Biodiversity – EXChAngE” which is developing a new tourism product – Blue Pass. It will enable visits of new thematic routes with improved infrastructure: Dubrovnik…

MonteAqua project extended
MonteAqua project extended

Kotor, Montenegro. It takes much more time, under extraordinary circumstances caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, to translate the concept of Aquarium Boka from drawings into reality. The assembling work is in progress but with significant delay. Therefore, the implementation period of the project “Center for the Protection of the Biodiversity of the Sea Boka Aquarium – MonteAqua” (Norwegian Ministry of Foreign…

Conference

International Conference: Adriatic Biodiversity Protection

The International Conference “Adriatic Biodiversity Conservation – AdriBioPro2019” was held in Cultural Center “Nikola Đurković”, to provide updated scientific, decision-making and policy-relevant information across a broad array of different Adriatic issues, marine biology, and related scientific disciplines. More than 100 participants from 16 countries delivered 92 presentations during two conference days in 9 topics: Marine biodiversity conservation, Conservation of coastal and marine areas, Preventing marine pollution, Rare and endangered species in the Adriatic Sea, Marine invasive and alien species, Roles of aquaria, Sustainable use of marine resources, Marine biotechnology, and Freshwater biodiversity conservation.

Gallery

  • Under-water photo, author Ms. Ivana Orlović Kranjc
    Born at the center of Balkan Peninsula in Belgrade, Serbia, hundreds of miles away from the seas it was almost incredible to foresee that Ivana Orlović Kranjc would chose...
  • Under-water photo, author Ms. Vesna Mačić
    Podvodne fotografije Vesne Mačić
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