4 results for month: 11/2017

Our paper about identifying dolphins by their faces freely available to everyone

Did you know that we can identify different dolphins by their faces? Due to high interest in our recent dolphin face identification paper by the scientific community and various media, the publisher of Marine Mammal Science decided to make the paper freely available to everyone for the rest of the year, regardless of subscriptions to the journal! We are very happy about that, as we believe in sharing science openly, but could not afford to pay for the Open Access option when we published the paper. Even though as researchers, we always share our work with anyone who asks, many journals require subscriptions to read papers in them. We are ...

Documentary Dolphin Man

Join us for the screening of the documentary Dolphin Man this Thursday, November 23, in Ljubljana and Izola. Our vice-president Polona Kotnjek will have a short introduction to the film at 7PM in Kinodvor (Ljubljana). In Odeon (Izola) you can participate in a conversation with our researcher Ana Hace right after the film, which will start at 6:30PM. Welcome!

MedPAN general assembly and workshop – MPAs facing pollution in the Mediterranean: thinking beyond boundaries

MedPAN, the network of Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in cooperation with the Institute of the Republic of Slovenia for Nature Conservation, the Strunjan Landscape Park and with the support of the Slovenian Marine Mammal Society - Morigenos, organizes the annual meeting of the network of Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas Managers on 27th of November 2017 in Izola, Slovenia. Today, MedPAN joins more than 100 members and partners from 18 Mediterranean countries. The MedPAN 10th general assembly Besides the general assembly,  MedPAN regional workshop on the issue of pollution of the Mediterranean marine environment and the meeting of ...


Photo: Mitja Sodja FotoBohinj At the end of October, our society joined up with the team of Moja reka si and Coca-cola Slovenia to clean up the banks of the river Dragonja. Dragonja is the longest river in Primorska and since it runs into the Adriatic Sea, a lot of trash ends up in the sea, which is very dangerous for dolphins and other marine animals. During the action, we cycled 50 km with electric bicycles and collected almost 20 kg of trash. After the successful completion of our task, our members gave a short presentation on our society, our goals and our research work. You can view the video below.