BalticSea2020 are delighted to participate in the Baltic Sea Future Congress at Stockholm International Fairs in Stockholm on 6-7 March. Baltic Sea Future is a multidisciplinary congress initiated by the City of Stockholm, Stockholm University and the Sustainable Seas Foundation. With the help of scientists and good examples from the municipalities and companies the aim is to give municipalities greater knowledge, motivation and tools in efforts for a healthier Baltic Sea and achieve the EU's Baltic Sea Strategy and Agenda 2030, with the 17 sustainability goals adopted globally.
February 18 the Danish newspaper "Fiskeri Tidende" highlighted the project TABACOD (Tagging Baltic Cod), an international project that will examine the growth of eastern Baltic Sea cod. The work is conducted under the management of DTU Aqua (Karin Hüssy) and in partnership with the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), the Thünen Institute in Rostock (TI-OSF) and the National Marine Fisheries Research Institute in Gdynia (NMFRI). Researchers have since last June marked 4,500 cod in order to find out the age, growth and migration patterns - important information to investigate the prognosis of the cod stock.
The first blast has been launched for the Baltic Sea Science Center at Skansen! Soon, the construction of the house will start. The Baltic Sea Centre will comprise exhibitions, aquaria, as well as a cinematek and a fully equipped classrooms and a laboratory for secondary school students. Visitors will come face to face with an amazing and unique marine environment, but they will also be confronted by the Baltic Sea’s current problem areas. The Baltic Sea Science Center is scheduled to open in autumn 2018!
For a long time, fishermen in the Baltic Sea have been affected by negative developments in the Sea. In recent times, both the growth and the condition of cod have deteriorated. What are the risks of diminishing fish growth and how have the growthpatterns of various fish species looked like over time?