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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Warming in the Baltic Sea region is expected to continue and alter the marine ecosystem

A recently released on climate change in the Baltic Sea area looks into historical and more recent changes in the… Read More »

More key issues finalized for the 2013 Ministerial Meeting

​23 September 2013, Copenhagen, Denmark – Today and tomorrow, more details for the 2013 HELCOM Ministerial Declaration will be put… Read More »