News Baltic Sea

Obituary: Arūnas Grigaitis 1961 – 2020

Wed, 04/03/2020
At BirdLife, we have been greatly saddened to learn of the passing of pioneering Lithuanian fisherman Arūnas Grigaitis while fishing at sea.

Don't bank on it! Sweden gets credit it may...

Thu, 28/06/2018

In December 2016, the Swedish government proudly proposed four new marine protected are

The Curonian Lagoon. Photo: Julius Morkunas

Lithuania: A Baltic Sea holiday

Tue, 12/07/2016
If you've already island hopped through Greece, Spain and Italy, then why not head for the Baltic coast for a different sort of holiday?

No deal to protect the seas, EU wrangles over...

Tue, 15/12/2015
What we took from the sea this year: a look back at Europe's fishy marine dealings in 2015.

European Parliament makes the right move for...

Thu, 09/04/2015

The European Parliament has made a move to stop overfishing in

How the Nordics can set precedence for fisheries...

Fri, 13/03/2015

EU decision makers are in the middle of a debate on how to manage Baltic commer

Baltic seaduck take a dive

Thu, 01/12/2011
On Wednesday 1 December, a new report presenting the results of a census of wintering waterbirds in the Baltic Sea has been launched. The studies reveal that overall numbers have declined by more than 40% since the 1990s.

NABU launches Fishing for Litter initiative in...

Fri, 20/05/2011
The Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union (NABU) has started the Fishing for Litter initiative