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Author: A. Miletić At the end of 2023, the implementation of the LIFE Artina project ended. Over the past 5 years we have been working on improving the conservation status of three globally and/or regionally endangered seabirds in the Adriatic: Yelkouan shearwater, Scopoli’s shearwater and Audouin’s gull. During the implementation of the project on Lastovo...
Author: D. Engelen After nearly five years, LIFE Artina is slowly coming to an end. In the second half of September we made our last field visit to Lastovo in scope of the project, in order to assess the breeding success for Scopoli’s shearwater Calonectris diomedea. The species breeds on 16 islands around Lastovo and...
Author: M. Taraš Through the replication and transferability strategy we developed, our goal was to showcase to a wider audience and stakeholders the activities we conducted over the five years and how they can utilize our accumulated knowledge. Within the LIFE Artina project, numerous activities were carried out, and one of them involved organizing coastal...
40% of mixed municipal waste consists of organic waste. On November 13, 2023, Sunce, in collaboration with InterZero, presented a composting device designed for use within various facilities, depending on the daily quantity of organic waste they produce. The composters from this company were used in the LIFE Artina project, since the management of biowaste...
At the recent final meeting of the Coordination Committee of the LIFE Artina project, representatives from Biom, Sunce, and the Public Institution Lastovsko otočje Nature Park, along with members from the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development (MINGOR) and the Fisheries Directorate of the Ministry of Agriculture, highlighted key achievements during the project’s five-year duration....
After the successful completion of educational programs within the LIFE Artina project, it’s time to introduce these educational programs to interested public institutions. Hands-On Training at Telašćica Nature Park The implementation of this hands-on training took place at the facilities of Telašćica Nature Park and their newly opened Interpretation and Information Center Grpašćak. In addition...
Author: Dries Engelen For the in-person replication & transferability visits of LIFE Artina we initially aimed to approach relevant public institiutions, other than the one on Lastovo, which are responsible for the management of areas with breeding Yelkouan and Scopoli’s shearwaters and Audouin’s gull in Croatia. These areas concern the SPAs Pučinski otoci (managed by...
In light of the conclusion of our five-year project, the final event of the LIFE Artina project took place on August 1, 2023, on the island of Lastovo. Through this event, together with members of the local community and nature enthusiasts, we celebrated projects’ accomplishments of which we are proud. Our partners from Nature Park...
In Seget Donji from May 9 to 11, 2023, the final conference of the five-year project “LIFE Artina – Seabird Conservation Network in the Adriatic” was held. The conference brought together participants from the fields of nature conservation, fisheries, civil society organizations, state institutions, and regional and international experts who shared the best international practices...
Author: Željka Rajković The last in the series of webinars for the expert community of the LIFE Artina project, a webinar about Designation of marine protected areas (MPAs), was held on 7th June 2023. The IBA (Important Bird & Biodiversity Area) criteria for the designation of MPAs and how they are applied within the framework...
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