Our new fact sheet describes the requirements in the proposed EU Urban Wastewater Treatment Directive draft in relation to the current situation regarding wastewater treatment in the Baltic Sea catchment.
Citizens and academia want research to reach society more often, but lack of time and resources is getting in the way. Promoting collaboration between scientists and decision-makers was a hot conference topic.
The recommended ICES quotas in this crisis situation risk destroying the Baltic Sea ecosystem even more", scientist Henrik Svedäng comments on the new ICES advice.
Shipping causes a number of pressures on the marine environment, including the discharge of tank cleaning residues into the water. Action is needed to reduce this problem, stated the Baltic Breakfast speakers.
A team from Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre recently attended a hearing at the European Parliament in Brussels to explain why politicians should be more restrictive on fishing quotas.
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