BIUS Učka Underground 2022

By |2023-01-07T12:40:07+01:00January 7th, 2023|News|

BIUS Učka Underground 2022 In 2022, students from the Biospeleology Section of the Biology Students Association – BIUS carried out the project "Učka Underground 2022". They visited caves and pits in the Učka Nature Park and in the immediate vicinity, held lectures for children, youth and the local residents. Most importantly, they gathered valuable knowledge

Speleodiving in Telašćica Nature Park

By |2023-01-07T12:33:01+01:00January 7th, 2023|News|

Speleodiving research in Telašćica Nature Park We were on research in the Telašćica Nature Park for the "Speleodiving research in flooded or partially flooded sea caves" project. We visited locations on islands: Dugi otok, Katina, Mali Garmenjak and Veli Garmenjak. This time we determined the exact locations, made test dives, and took some photos and

Snails and spiders on Mljet

By |2023-01-07T12:21:26+01:00January 7th, 2023|News|

Snails and spiders on the Mljet island During earlier biospeleological research on Mljet island, we found shells of freshwater snails from the Hydrobiidae family. As such findings are extremely rare on the Adriatic islands, we carried out field research on freshwater snails on the island. In addition to caves and pits, we also looked for

21st century explorers Bregana

By |2023-01-07T12:03:15+01:00January 7th, 2023|News|

"21st century explorers" in Bregana At the Milan Lang Elementary School in Bregana on November 4, 2022. a scientific popularization and educational event were held for primary school students and their teachers called "Explorers of the 21st Century". Through three workshops, members of the Croatian Biospeleological introduced the students to the secret life of the

Lecture: Millipedes (Myrapoda: Dipolpoda) of Dinaric subterranean habitats: diversity and biogeography

By |2023-01-07T11:45:48+01:00November 15th, 2022|News|

Lecture Millipedes (Myrapoda: Dipolpoda) of Dinaric subterranean habitats: diversity and biogeography UPDATE: Unfortunately, the lecture is postponed due to the lecturer's illness. For a new date, stay tuned. What are millipedes? How many legs do these creatures have? What species can we find in the caves and pits of Croatia and the Dinarides? You can

Lecture: Cave Collembola – their diversity, distribution and adaptations

By |2022-11-15T13:01:50+01:00November 15th, 2022|News|

Lecture: Cave Collembola - their diversity, distribution and adaptations Are you interested in springtails? Never heard of them? Come to the lecture "Cave Collembola - their diversity, distribution and adaptations" and find out how many springtails exist, where do they live and how have they adapted to life in caves. Their peculiarities and interesting features