Future trends in the Baltic Sea | WWF

Future trends in the Baltic Sea

Posted on
02 September 2010

The Baltic, one of the world's most stressed seas, faces uncontrolled growth in demands for space and resources over the next 20 years, according to WWF. The report Future Trends in the Baltic Sea shows for the first time a projection of trends and plans of all the sectors using the Baltic Sea over the next 20 years. The WWF report concludes that the only way to avoid chaos in the Baltic Sea is a more integrated approach to sea use management and suggests some concrete steps that should be taken.

There are many ways in which the Baltic Sea is used today and the competition for sea area gets further intense every year. This report clearly shows there is an urgent need for a better planning and management of the sea to minimize the impact on the environment while maximizing the benefits for society.
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