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Tivat presentation by DMAD

On Thursday 31st August, Dr Aylin Akkaya Bas presented an informative talk to the members of the Porto Montenegro Yatch Club. There was a full audience of adults and children alike keen to learn about the project we are running and the results we are achieving. Prior to the presentation, there were food and drinks kindly sponsored by our dear …

SUCCESSFUL BOAT AND LAND SURVEY

About 12 o’clock on Thursday 23rd November, the MDP team was on the boat for a new survey. It was my second boat survey, the first one was in Budva and we did not see any dolphins, the sea had a high beaufort and after a few hours it rained. This time, however, the sun was shining, warming the boat, …

LEAPING DOLPHINS

All aboard our fishing vessel, binoculars poised we set off from Bar port on Friday afternoon with one purpose to find dolphins! The beaufort conditions were a 2 with little cloud cover and no glare. After an hour and a half of searching we saw our first group of bottlenose dolphins. They were sighted around fishing vessels which has started …

DOLPHINS OF ADRIATIC SEA AT OPEN SCIENCE DAYS 2017 – MONTENEGRO

Montenegro dolphin project team composed of DPCG and DMAD team have their part at Open science days 2017 at Univerity of Montenegro at Podgorica, departement for biology. Nataša Nikpaljević as project coordinator of ,,Integrating Scientific Research with Community Education for Cetacean Conservation and Population Statues in Montenegro” project financed by Rufford fondation with other volunteers showed and shared her knowledge about …

LIVING WITH THE SEA

Montenegro dolphin project team (DPCG and DMAD) have their chance to introduce their work together with Team for turtle/tortoise conservation at Montenegro in the TV show – LIVING WITH THE SEA

September cleaning of the beach

A lot of rubbish around us has a negative effect for all living beings. Having a clean and health environment, we are healthy too. This should be a real message for all people. Montenegro dolphin project, in addition to researching dolphins it also takes care of preserving the clean environment. On 21st september Montenegro dolphin project team had a beach …

Lights, camera, dolphins!

On the 1st of September the research team boarded Chance Discovery, a beautiful 55ft sailboat captained by Richard George, a knowledgeable sailor and close friend to the organisation. Our day began with a visit from a local television crew while we were still moored in Porto Montenegro. “Living with the sea” , or on local language ,,Život sa morem” is emision who …

Right place, wrong time

Volunteer Lindsey with binos during a boat survey

As any wildlife biologist or avid animal spotter will tell you, persistence is the key to success. To see any animal in its natural environment takes determination, and in the case with dolphins, who can travel upwards of 60 kilometres per day, being in the right place at the right time. After a reasonably unsuccessful previous seven days, the team …

Our volunteers take to the beaches

Volunteers show garbage after beach clean

  Litter contaminated seas can cause a variety of problems for all marine life – bottlenose dolphins may get caught in rogue netting, and turtles may ingest plastic bags rather than jelly fish. The rubbish we could dispose of properly, reuse or recycle can end up damaging the world we live in. Because of this, and the overwhelming amount of …