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Baltic region steams ahead for green technologies and alternative fuels

Enhanced regional cooperation on alternative fuels for ships have been a key matter in the Meeting of HELCOM closing today,… Read More »

Solutions for shared environmental challenges of Black and Baltic Seas

Final straight starts in exchanging best practices on environmental monitoring between the Baltic and the Black Seas, in the fourth… Read More »

Latest information compiled on Baltic passenger ports’ sewage reception

​An up to date compilation of relevant information on port reception facilities (PRF) and applicable fees from all main passenger… Read More »

Streamlining monitoring and assessment system for the Baltic

The next holistic assessment of the Baltic ecosystem health was planned for in the Meeting of Monitoring and Assessment Group… Read More »

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 »