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?

The Baltic Sea- Otherwise Known as the World’s Largest Man-Made Dead Zone

By Megan Wander There are 530 aquatic dead zones around the world, taking up approximately 950,000 square miles. This problem demands attention, yet not many people are aware of it. For decades, human and industrial waste has found its way into the Baltic Sea. This waste includes fertilizers and sewage, which are high in nitrogen … More The Baltic Sea- Otherwise Known as the World’s Largest Man-Made Dead Zone

Clean Baltic Sea: Flourishing and Thriving Economy In Region

By Mahreen Ansari According to the study of Boston Consulting Group for World Wildlife Fund (WWF),Cleaning up Baltic Sea would result in huge economical gains in whole Baltic Sea region. All countries around the Baltic Sea would make annually $44.2 billion profits by the year 2030 and half a million new jobs opportunities. In prospective … More Clean Baltic Sea: Flourishing and Thriving Economy In Region