The cruise industry is setting course for more sustainability - Baltic Times

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 10:00
The cruise industry is setting course for more sustainability  Baltic Times

29 cruise destinations have signed a manifesto pledging increased sustainability. This is the result of the ambitious international cruise confe...

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Hundreds of dead porpoises found on Germany's Baltic coast - DW (English)

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 10:00
Hundreds of dead porpoises found on Germany's Baltic coast  DW (English)

Germany's porpoises are critically endangered and hundreds are washing up dead. Scientists point the finger mainly at fishing operations.

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Bornholm Island, Denmark is going trash free—by recycling all of its waste - National Geographic

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 10:00
Bornholm Island, Denmark is going trash free—by recycling all of its waste  National Geographic

The Danish island of Bornholm has an aging incinerator that will soon need replacement. Instead, the local government is adopting a totally new system.

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Baltic Sea's largest wind farm officially opened - DW (English)

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 10:00
Baltic Sea's largest wind farm officially opened  DW (English)

Germany has inaugurated its biggest wind farm in the Baltic Sea. The official start of Arkona project operations comes as offshore wind utilization in the country ...

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Cruise Baltic launches sustainable cruise conference - Travel Daily

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 10:00
Cruise Baltic launches sustainable cruise conference  Travel Daily

Cruise Baltic has announced a new eco-driven event where cruise industry professionals and influencers willdiscuss the opportunities for reducing air pollution ...

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Lithuanian president appoints Mazeika as environment minister - Baltic Times

Wed, 04/03/2019 - 10:00
Lithuanian president appoints Mazeika as environment minister  Baltic Times

VILNIUS - President Dalia Grybauskaite has appointed MP Kestutis Mazeika of the ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LFGU) as the country's ...

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For healthier oceans and seas, we need a good dialogue between policy and science - Open Access Government

Fri, 03/29/2019 - 10:00
For healthier oceans and seas, we need a good dialogue between policy and science  Open Access Government

Monika Stankiewicz, HELCOM Executive Secretary argues that for healthier oceans and seas, we need a good dialogue between policy and science.

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Lithuanian PM nominates MP Mazeika for environment minister - Baltic Times

Tue, 03/26/2019 - 10:00
Lithuanian PM nominates MP Mazeika for environment minister  Baltic Times

VILNIUS - Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis has sent a letter to President Dalia Grybauskaite asking her to appoint Kestutis Mazeika, a Lithuanian ...

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Deal on reduction of disposable plastic dishes signed at UN assembly chaired by Estonia - Baltic Times

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 10:00
Deal on reduction of disposable plastic dishes signed at UN assembly chaired by Estonia  Baltic Times

TALLINN – The Estonian presidency of the UN Environment Assembly that started in December 2017 ended with the concluding of an agreement on the ...

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Ecology of the Gulf of Finland and the Neva Bay: plastic pollution of the marine environment - EuroScientist

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 10:00
Ecology of the Gulf of Finland and the Neva Bay: plastic pollution of the marine environment  EuroScientist

Petersburg scientists are sounding the alarm over the pollution of the Gulf of Finland and Lake Ladoga with plastic bottles and household chemicals. In.

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Genetic test reveals Baltic flounder migration routes and a new species - Mongabay.com

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 10:00
Genetic test reveals Baltic flounder migration routes and a new species  Mongabay.com

Look-alike flounders in the Gulf of Finland are not one but two different species, and the predominant species about thirty years ago has now almost completely ...

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UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi targets plastic waste - Baltic Times

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 10:00
UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi targets plastic waste  Baltic Times

NAIROBI - Countries from around the world set their sights Monday on a pivotal deal to curb plastic waste at the UN Environment Assembly in...

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Baltic SECA: What can we learn about shipping environmental regulation? - Open Access Government

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 11:00
Baltic SECA: What can we learn about shipping environmental regulation?  Open Access Government

Sari Repka, Centre for Maritime Studies, University of Turku asks what can we learn from the Baltic SECA with respect to shipping environmental regulation.

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Poland defies green activists, EU with Baltic canal project - Reuters

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 11:00
Poland defies green activists, EU with Baltic canal project  Reuters

GDANSK (Reuters) - Poland is pressing ahead with plans to dig a waterway across a narrow strip of land that separates its main eastern coastline from the Baltic ...

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