CCBs joint activities in the Baltic Sea Region


 Priority Working Areas

  • Water Protection in Agriculture

    The Baltic Sea is heavily affected by eutrophication resulting from excess nutrient loads for many years. About 50% of all nutrients stem from agriculture in the Baltic sea catchment area. CCB works actively within HELCOM working groups and Heads of Delegation meetings to uphold the agreed goals and....

  • River Basin and Wastewater Management

    Most of the water quality problems in the Baltic Sea originate upstream from the thousands of water ways in the catchment area. Some 25% of the nutrient load in the Baltic Sea comes from waste water and upstream sources of pollution....

  • Fisheries and Aquaculture

    Fisheries in the Baltic Sea have a large impact of that status of the sea environment beyond just status of the fish stocks. A sea and marine ecosystem in balance needs a thriving marine life and fish play a key role in the ecosystem. The Baltic cod is very....


Plastic Free Ocean

The project “Plastic Free Ocean” will support implementation of the EU Plastics Strategy and address the growing pollution of the Baltic Sea (and through it – the world ocean) by single-use plastic items, primary and secondary microplastics, and associated toxic chemicals.

Read more about the project.

Baltic Talks

In our live streaming on CCB Facebook and Instagram pages we talk about relevant topics and issues of the Baltic Sea Region.

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Eastern Baltic Cod

The Eastern Baltic Cod´s stock has shown signs of crisis for many years. The latest information suggests the situation is now critical.

Read more about our actions to protect the stock.

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