Baltic Sea futures
21.10.2016 18:31Urgent need of new tales to disseminate scientific findings
07.10.2016 10:09Finding the balance
Giving credit to my zodiac sign of libra, I
have grown to strive for balance between environmental sustainability and the
conveniences of modern live. Both things don´t necessarily exclude each other,
however, I experienced that often they are difficult to merge.
28.09.2016 14:49New dawn rising for Baltic salmon?
In the post-industrial societies, producing ideas and services has become the main way to create jobs and economic growth instead of producing goods. The implications of this change for the environment are usually seen as positive. However, critics have pointed out that despite of the reduced pollution and resource use caused by fewer factories, also post-industrial societies continue to struggle with resource scarcity and environmental degradation, and in many cases consumption of natural resources is not at a sustainable level. Still, some species and parts of the environment can benefit from the ongoing change in the societal production structure. Baltic salmon, endangered due to damming and pollution of rivers during the 20th century, seems to be among those species.
23.09.2016 10:42We need more good news!
What stands in the way of bringing
citizens, scientists and management together in the Baltic Sea area?
Surprisingly little, it seems. With some perseverance and working together, platforms for shared
knowledge are within our reach very soon.