CCBs joint activities in the Baltic Sea Region

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  • 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....

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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.

Plastic Free Ocean

CCBs action site for reducing pollution of the global ocean by plastic litter
CCB wants to reduce consumption and use of plastic articles in the BSR and minimize plastic pollution into the Baltic Sea – and through it, into the ocean.

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Exactly 1 month ago the CCB´s summer course "Our Common Baltic" took place in Hel, Poland. One week full of lectures, outdoor activities and fun ☀️🌊🤩⠀ Read more https://buff.ly/2yKuAW8 and watch our stories archive "OCB 2019".⠀ ⠀ Thanks to all participants and @stacjamorskahel, #fokarium and the #MaritimeMuseum in Gdánsk!⠀ ⠀ #WeAreTheBaltic #Östersjön #OurBlueLung #BalticSea #seal #Poland #Hel #miławycieczka #pokazowekarmienie #wybrzeżehelskie #szanujmyzwierzęta #morzebałtyckie #summertime #summervibes #sightseeing #SaveTheBalticPorpoise #RäddaTumlaren #boatlife #picoftheday #Gdánsk #instagood #PlasticFreeBaltic #PlasticFreeOcean #makeadifference #KeepTheBalticBlue #plasticpollution #naturelovers #wildlifephotography ...

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⚠️ Important message ⚠️⠀ ⠀ If you spot a harbour porpoise 🐬 at sea or a dead animal washed ashore, please report it to your national reporting hub!⠀ ⠀ Here you can find contact information for organisations in all countries around the Baltic Sea 👉 https://buff.ly/2SuNRmr⠀ ⠀ #SaveTheBalticPorpoise #RäddaTumlaren #Östersjön #BalticSea #biodiversity #naturelovers #wildlifephotography #wildnature #sightseeing #harbourporpoise #picoftheday #OurPlanet #boatlife #summerholidays #summervibes #naturephotografer #WeAreTheBaltic ...

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How is the health of the #BalticSea connected to the food on your plate? 🌾🐮🏘⠀ ⠀ Bad fertilization and manure storage techniques are reasons for fertilizer runoff into the water💧! And these nutrients feed the algae, causing “algae bloom” (or #eutrophication).⠀ ⠀ ⚠️ Almost the entire Baltic Sea is affected by it so we need to reduce our consumptions and promote sustainable agriculture: https://buff.ly/2xez4Uq⠀ ⠀ Let´s turn green water into blue! 🌊⠀ #KeepTheBalticBlue #OurBlueLung ...

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A plastic bag or a jellyfish? Turtles and many other species die because they can´t eat or breathe after ingesting pieces of plastic.⠀ ⠀ Plastic is a serious threat to our seas and also our health, don´t throw away your litter and avoid use of single-use plastics!⠀ ⠀ Read more on our website (link in bio!). ⠀ ⠀ #OurBlueLung #WeAreTheBaltic #PlasticFreeBaltic #PlasticFreeOcean #plasticpollution #naturelovers #turtles #readytochange #EU #OurPlanet #marinelitter #picoftheday #instagood #holiday #summervibes #summertimes #plasticfree #oceanlovers #jellyfish #wildnature #biodiversity ...

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