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 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 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
Emil G. Racoviță Emil G. Racoviță (15 November 1868 – 19 November 1947) is a world-renowned Romanian biologist, the founder of biospeleology as a scientific discipline, and of the world's first speleological institute in Cluj, Romania. He was also a naturalist of the Belgica expedition in Antarctica.
"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
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
Istraživači 21. stoljeća workshop On November 4, 2022, the educational event "Israživači 21. stoljeća" "(Explorers of the 21st Century") will be held in Bregana. We are looking forward to the workshops!
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