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Process waters from the seafood industry contain valuable nutrients, that could be used in food or aquaculture feed. But currently, these process waters are treated as waste. Now, a research project from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, shows the potential of recycling these nutrients back into the food...

Eco-efficiency and digitalisation in the maritime industry in the Baltic Sea region will be at the focal point in a seminar organised by ECOPRODIGI project on 20 November 2018 in Copenhagen, Denmark. This autumn ECOPRODIGI project consortium has been working for more eco-efficient and digitalised shipping sector in...

Three Danish and German museums signed a contract for close cross-border cooperation in the new Danish-German association NORDMUS. It was a historic day when three museums from Denmark and Germany recently founded a network at a conference in Nykøbing-Falster with which they committed themselves to close cross-border...

Kiel enables emission-free ship supply during the port’s laytime.  Start for the construction of the first shore-side power plant in Kiel’s commercial port: During a ceremony, Schleswig-Holstein’s Economics Minister Dr. Bernd Buchholz, Kiel’s Lord Mayor Dr. Ulf Kämpfer, Port Director Dr. Dirk Claus and Color Line GmbH...

As part of the Baltic Sea region’s efforts to thwart eutrophication and its causes, the project platform “Sustainable manure and nutrient management for reduction of nutrient loss in the Baltic Sea Region” (SuMaNu) had its kick-off meeting at the HELCOM Secretariat in Helsinki from 23 to 24 October 2018. The SuMaNu...

Environmental researchers at the Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research Warnemünde (IOW) have developed a new type of mobile device for recording microplastics in surface waters. They call the design “Rocket”, which allows up to 60 litres per minute to be sucked through four fine candle filters depending on the...

Altia has made a new Baltic Sea Commitment to enhance sustainable agriculture in the production of its beverages. The new commitment continues the co-operation between Altia and Baltic Sea Action Group (BSAG) that was initiated in 2015.  The new Baltic Sea Commitment includes participation by Altia and selected...

In recent years, the EU coastal states have made more backwards than forwards progress in the sustainable use of the seas. They have missed out on sustainable development, especially in fisheries. This is the result of a recent study by Wilfried Rickels, a researcher at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, and...

Over recent weeks, 44 exchange students from 17 different countries have been immersing themselves in Danish language and culture at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU) and in Odense. “Why are you studying Danish?” This question, asked in a slightly surprised tone, is one encountered many times by the...

Baltic Science Network Welfare State Expert Group has concluded its work with public presentation of the main findings and suggestions for future multilateral research initiatives focused on the Baltic Sea Region. On 28 September 2018, during a breakfast briefing launching the report “Ageing Workforce, Social...