Latest Adriatic Sea News

Czech man arrested in Croatia after explosion kills his 9-year-old child

Jun. 21, 2024 04:53 AM EDT

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A Czech man has been detained in Croatia for allegedly allowing his 9-year-old child to take an explosive device from a military zone which later killed the child, Croatian police said on Friday. The 46-year-old man on Wednesday entered a restricted military...

Sea turtles are under threat from trawlers in the Adriatic. A center offers them a sanctuary

Jun. 17, 2024 09:13 AM EDT

MARINA DI RAVENNA, Italy (AP) — On a crisp morning off the coast of Marina di Ravenna, the Adriatic Sea glistens under the sun as marine biologist Linda Albonetti stands in a gently bobbing boat. Reaching into a plastic tub, she hefts out a sizeable loggerhead turtle and eases it over the side. ...

A fire at a marina in Croatia destroys 22 boats, causes huge damage but no injuries

May. 15, 2024 07:48 AM EDT

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A fire early at a marina in northwestern Croatia early Wednesday destroyed 22 boats and caused huge damage but no injuries. An investigation was underway to determine what caused the fire at the marina in Medulin, a small town on the Istrian peninsula that's...