Aquarium Boka opening postponed

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

Marine pollution doesn’t recognize the territorial boundaries
Marine pollution doesn’t recognize the territorial boundaries

The international cooperation and contribution to the international framework and data sharing are an indispensable measure in resolving marine pollution issues. Institute of Marine Biology of the University of Montenegro (IMB) has published study “Preventing marine pollution” which highlighted the importance of the media support in promoting the preservation of the sea and the ocean as the basis for a…

How John Dory protects Adriatic fishes
How John Dory protects Adriatic fishes

Institute of Marine Biology of the University of Montenegro (IMB) has published a study “Rare and Endangered Fish Species in The Adriatic Sea and Proposal for Marine Flagship Species” which has proposed John Dory (Zeus faber) as a “flagship species” for the recently established Aquarium Boka. The study presents an updated list of Adriatic fish species. Of more than 400…

Values of Montenegrin coast and seabed
Values of Montenegrin coast and seabed

The Montenegrin coast and seabed represent national values ​​that must be preserved. The Institute of Marine Biology of the University of Montenegro has published a study entitled “Protection of the coastal and marine areas of Montenegro” which provides an overview of literature references and activities for a proposal for the proclamation of three marine protected areas in Montenegro. The study…

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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