10 year have passed since the Baltic Sea Action Plan was adopted by HELCOM and 9 years since the Marine Strategy Framework Directive was developed. Progress of the Baltic to reach Good Environmental Status is slow and very far from the initial ambitions! As Baltic citizens we have a right, a claim to the Baltic Sea and it is.
THE ENDANGERED EEL
The European eel (Anguilla anguilla) is a critically endangered fish, but we still have it in our waters and we can act now to save this unique fish. The decline of the species is so radical that scientist have called for a complete ban for all fisheries and to reduce all human induced mortality to zero.