The Baltic Sea - A Roadmap to Recovery

Publication - April 1, 2006
This report describes the poor environmental state of the Baltic Sea today and identifies thedevelopment of the European Marine Strategy, and the associated proposal for a Directive, as the key political process which could provide the means to reverse the Baltic’s decline.

Report: Baltic Sea - a roadmap to recovery

Author: Greenpeace International

Executive summary: The Baltic Sea today is one of the most exploited and polluted seas in the world. Eutrophication has become a problem of enormous proportions and has implications for the wider Baltic ecosystem.The threat to all life in the Baltic is further compounded by the addition of other threats, such as over-fishing, toxic contamination and the introduction of alien species.

Num. pages: 28