In the journal International Innovation Professor Birgitta Bergman talks about the research project Microbial populations in the Baltic Sea, a project in co-operation with Dr Craig Venter. The project aims to examine the microorganisms in the Baltic Sea and how they are affected by external changes and how they in turn affect life in and around the sea.
As for today the fishing ban in Björnöfjärden, Säbyviken and Torpe-Infjärden is applied. The fishing ban applies from April 1 to June 15 and is introduced by the Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management in order to strengthen the fish population. The fishing ban will be introduced over a period of five years.
BalticSea2020 wants to congratulate Mr. Chris Davies, ALDE UK, who yesterday received an award in the category environment at the MEP Awards 2014. The MEP Awards is hosted by The Parliament Magazine in Brussels, to recognize the hard work done by MEPs in the past year.
On account of the implementation of the new Common Fishery Policy, Jan-Olof Larsson (responsible for fisheries policy of the Social Democrats in Sweden) and BalticSea2020 have written an article focusing on the introduction of the so-called discard ban (that all fish caught must be landed and counted against the quota) in Sweden.