2 results for month: 11/2016


Free bilingual mobile application for children “THE GUARDIAN OF THE SEA” Encouraging environmental education and early language learning

Morigenos – the Slovenian Society for Marine Mammals in cooperation with MINI POLIGLOTINI created a bilingual mobile app for early language learning with educational content on protecting the seas and marine animals. It is a free application for mobile phones or tablets with the Android system and is available on Google Play. The application consists of the fairytale The Guardian of the Sea concerning the incredible experience of a boy named Oti and his marine friends – a seal, a turtle, a whale, and dolphin, and an educational part in which children learn about the species that appear in the fairytale. The story takes place on the islands of ...

Mare Nostrum Network Workshop focusing on reducing marine litter

Last week Morigenos attended a Mare Nostrum Network workshop, which took place in the coastal town of La Herradura in Spain. The purpose of the workshop was to find funding sources for various projects that will contribute to the protection of the Mediterranean Sea. This time the focus was on reducing marine litter. NGO representatives from Israel, Spain, Greece, Cyprus and Slovenia presented the biggest challenges in each country in this field and then went in search of solutions that would be effective for the entire Mediterranean. In addition to plastic bags, other small plastic litter and fishing gear a particularly acute problem are cigarette ...