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Fishing for space in the Baltic

As a pioneering region in spatial planning, experts, industries and managers from around the Baltic Sea join for two days… Read More »

New concepts will upgrade joint monitoring of the Baltic

Today, the Baltic Sea Pilot Project on testing new concepts for integrated environmental monitoring of the Baltic Sea () brings… Read More »

Almost four per cent of Baltic Sea species is threatened by regional extinction

​The first complete threat assessment of the Baltic Sea species examines the risk of species and some populations of species… Read More »

HELCOM at the 4th Annual Forum for EU regional strategy

Statement by HELCOM Chair at today’s plenary, on Macro-regional strategies – to boost smart and sustainable growth.

Values of marine ecosystem services uncovered

Underestimated potential of the Baltic Sea explored by science and policy experts The many benefits of ecosystems and wise marine… Read More »

HELCOM delegation visited the Spanish embassy

​ Marta Ruiz and Manuel Frias from HELCOM with Ms. María Jesús Figa López-Palop, the Spanish Ambassador.At the invitation of the… Read More »

Vietnamese national planning institution translates Plan Bothnia

In May 2013 the HELCOM Secretariat received an unexpected email from Vietnam, asking for permission to translate the book “Planning… Read More »

Master blueprint ready for future regional actions for a healthier Baltic Sea

The Ministers of the Environment and High-Level Representatives of the nine Baltic coastal countries and the European Union, convened in… Read More »

New pollution reduction targets for all Baltic States decided on today

​High-level decisions expected for a healthier Baltic Sea marine environment 3 October 2013, Copenhagen, Denmark – New targets for nutrient input… Read More »

Media advisory – Baltic health check by HELCOM Ministers and EU representative

​01.10.2013Note new time at 11:45 – MEDIA ADVISORYHELCOM Ministerial Meeting 2013 in CopenhagenNine Environment Ministers and EU Commissioner gather for… Read More »