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Learn more about our recently started projects in Lithuania

In July 2017, two new projects were able to commence with the help of our funding.

Both initiatives address environmental issues of global concern in the Lithuanian region of the Baltic Sea.

The first project, organised by the  cultural organisation Kultūros centras “In Actio”, works in cooperation with volunteers and relevant interest groups. The core of this project is dedicated to salmon populations […]

September 20th, 2017|Foundation News, Projects, Uncategorised|

Eco-Toilets for the gardening communities near St. Petersburg

About 2 million people spend 60-90 days per year in more than 3500 gardening communities that exist in the area around St. Petersburg. Those have little awareness for the pollution such households cause for the Baltic Sea. In fact, they produce more than 2300 t of Nitrogen and 300 t of Phosphorus annually, most of it […]

September 7th, 2017|Foundation News, Projects, Uncategorised|

Baltic Sea Conservation Foundation becomes active in the Curonian Lagoon and the catchment area of the Neman River in Lithuania

Yearly, tons of nitrate and phosphorus enter the Baltic Sea. The large catchment areas are the main sources of such nutrient inputs. With its high density of population, immense agriculture and industry production as well as inadequate household wastewater treatment the southern part of the Baltic Sea catchment area clearly stands out as the main […]

August 2nd, 2017|Foundation News, Projects, Uncategorised|

Next Deadline for project proposals: 21.08.2017!

We are expecting several exciting proposals from all parts of the Baltic Sea Region until 21.08.2017.

If you as well plan to present an idea, please make sure, you will hand it in within our deadline.

For any questions regarding our funding priorities and application procedure, you will find useful information in our Statute and funding guidelines.

We have […]

July 13th, 2017|Foundation News, Projects, Uncategorised|

2nd Meeting of our Project Advisory Committee (PAC) took place in Hamburg

From 27 to 28 March 2017, a group of experts from Lithuania, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Poland and Estonia came to Hamburg to participate in an international meeting at the WWF office. The group brought in expertise from various fields such as marine biology, ecosystem services, eutrophication, sea birds and sustainable financing. In 2015, the Project Advisory […]

April 10th, 2017|Foundation News, Projects, Uncategorised|

Baltic Sea Conservation Foundation supports a project in Russia again

Following a recently finished project in the Russian northwest that focused on collecting trash with the help of volunteers on the shores near St. Petersburg, we continue our work with Russian nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in Kaliningrad. As of 01.03.2017 the project Pollution prevention in small water bodies in Kaliningrad Region carried out by the State […]

April 6th, 2017|Foundation News, Projects, Uncategorised|

Two new projects started on January 1st!

2017 started out well. On January 1st two recently approved projects could start: Protect the Baltic Harbour Porpoise and Restoring degraded peatlands in Słowiński National Park Poland, for natural habitats and peatlands ecosystem services reconstruction.

Protect the Baltic Harbour Porpoise is a Swedish project carried out by the organisation Coalition Clean Baltic and its goal concerns […]

February 28th, 2017|Foundation News, Projects, Uncategorised|

First Project Funding Milestone

We are delighted to report that we successfully completed the Russian project “Baltic Clean Games” that was carried out by the St. Petersburg-based organisation Games of the Future from 1st April to 31st December 2016. Its main purpose was to raise awareness for the pollution of the Baltic Sea due to littering and to educate […]

February 28th, 2017|Foundation News, Projects, Uncategorised|