Nusa Penida Marine Protected Area (NP MPA)

The Islands of Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Penida are synonymous with wonderful coral reefs, amazing surf breaks, peace, and tranquillity. For diving and snorkeling enthusiasts, it’s also the place where one can have unforgettable encounters with majestic manta rays. Located within the Coral Triangle marine biodiversity hotspot, Nusa Penida Marine Protected Area (NP MPA) is […]

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Thresher Shark from Monad Shoal

Author: Claudia Milea The Thresher Shark – one of the most shy and elusive shark Impressed by the grace of the gentle giant from Oslob, we headed our steps to the last point of our expedition, Malapascua Island, for Thresher Shark(Alopias vulpinus) meeting. One of the most shy and elusive shark, the Thresher Shark is […]

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Luminescent jellyfish

Author: Alin Miu – The Mauve Stinger or Luminescent Jellyfish is a beautiful jellyfish. Often coloured purple, you can find it around the world in warm and temperate waters from around 12 to 30 m. The colourful mauve stingers (pictured) have tentacles that can grow around four metre long and these eight tentacles are dangerous […]

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Minidelta Larga Jijei – Iași

Jijiei Larga is one of the natural wonders of Romania, located just 25 km from Iasi. It represents a place where nature has flourished only in a few decades. In 1977, all of the area covered today by the mini-delta (around 1250 hectares), was just marsh and reeds. Later a series of artificial lakes were […]

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WEPA Expeditions – Marine Reservation – St. John & Abu Fendera Reefs

Preparing a new WEPA project, in the second week of November we made another trip to Egypt. This time in the south of the Egyptian Red Sea area for diving at St. John’s and Abu Fender reefs. St. John’s is a chain of reefs located on the Tropic of Cancer, which offers a variety of […]

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Marine Park – Daedalus Reef – Underwater photography exhibition

The Underwater Photography Exhibition runs from November 6th  to 30th, in Bucharest, Seneca Anticafe, architect Ion Mincu Street no. 1. The project of promoting natural parks continues with this new exhibition, presenting the most interesting underwater scenery, fish and coral reefs. Red Sea is home to some of the most spectacular coral reefs in the world, harboring high […]

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Underwater Photography Exhibition – Daedalus Reef – Red Sea

We are preparing a new exhibition, this time about marine reservations of the Red Sea. In August, WEPA team organised an underwater photography workshop in one of the most famous diving spots in the world, Daedalus Reef – Red Sea. In this area you have the opportunity to take pictures of various species, from sharks and dolphins  to tiny creatures like nudibranchs, from the […]

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Wild Bisons of Romania – National Parc Vânători Neamț

A short movie of wild bisons from WEPA’s project: Bulls Fight

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Promoting Natural Parks of Romania

National Park Vanatori Neamt conducted a project to reintroduce the European bison into freedom, as this species is threatened with extinction. Last bison disappeared in 1762 from Moldova and Transylvania in 1790. The last wild bison was killed in Poland in 1919 and in the world in 1927 in the Caucasus. In 1927 less than […]

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