The Croatian Biospeleological Society (CBSS) is a non-governmental, non-profit organization, which has been gathering biologists, cavers and scientists of different research fields since its foundation in 1996.
Explored and protected cave life in the Dinarides
CBSS is an NGO that actively promotes the research and protection of cave fauna, cave habitats and bats.
Ministry of Environmental Protection and Physical Planning acknowledged results of the Society and the importance of the project Inventory, Mapping, Education and Popularization for the Conservation of the Croatian Subterranean Fauna, and awarded it with the First prize for global contribution to ecology in 2002.
Two Society members, Daniela Hamidović and Jana Bedek, won the prestigious Whitley Fund for Nature Award under the patronage of princess Anne for the projects on the protection of bats and cave fauna.