The Seal is disappearing! The protection is urgent!

-by Emily/Qiuyun Ye From 1970s to 1980s, the number of seals decreased because of hunting and pollutions. So the HELCOM Recommendation 27-28/2 start the program to protect seals and other creatures in Baltic Sea. The expert group of 27-28/2 include marine mammal experts, scientists, representatives of fisheries and managers from Baltic Sea. On the first … More The Seal is disappearing! The protection is urgent!

The Baltic Sea Diet, Good for You and the Environment

By: Zach Robida New diets come and go every year, each promising the best results in the shortest amount of time. However residents who live around the Baltic Sea need not look any further. Researchers are now claiming that reverting to a typical Nordic style diet will actually help the environment. If the researchers are … More The Baltic Sea Diet, Good for You and the Environment

The Great Cormorant: The bad guy or the black sheep?

By René Bouwmeester The global increases of the great cormorant populations in the past 40 years has raised serious concerns as how this will affect the aquatic environments. Karine Gagnon, a Marine Biologist of the University of Turku says that Great cormorants causes similar damage to the Baltic sea as humans do (Uutiset, 2016). The cormorants … More The Great Cormorant: The bad guy or the black sheep?