We protect the Baltic Sea
We mourn the loss of Prof. Dr. Mathias Grünwald

We mourn the loss of Prof. Dr. Mathias Grünwald

We mourn the loss of our Vicepresident Prof. Dr. Mathias Grünwald. Dr. Dirk von Ameln, President, on behalf of the Board of Trustees; Alfred Schumm, Chair, on behalf of the Board of Directors; Peter Torkler, Managing Director, on behalf of the Team
The Woodland Key Habitats

The Woodland Key Habitats

The Woodland Key Habitats The project started in August 2018 and could already secure 111 ha of valuable Woodland Key Habitats as newly protected areas in Estonia. By end of 2018 additional 270 ha of valuable old growth forests have been registered for...

New Chairman appointed

The Board of Trustees appointed during its last meeting Alfred Schumm as new member of the baltcf board. After four years of intensive and successfull work with baltcf, Heike Vesper stepped back as board member and chair. Alfred Schumm replaced Heike Vesper as...
Expedition to the Franken Shipwreck

Expedition to the Franken Shipwreck

Since February 2018, the Baltic Sea Conservation Foundation funds the project “Reduction of the negative impact of oil spills from the Franken shipwreck” carried out by the Mare Foundation in close collaboration with the Maritime Institute Gdansk. The...
Annual Report 2016

Annual Report 2016

2016 was a busy and successful year. We started our funding activities with 6 projects that already cover 3 Baltic Sea states, namely Russia, Sweden and Poland, and began building up valuable networks. We also reached our first milestone by completing a project. You...
Field visit to Estonia

Field visit to Estonia

The year has almost ended, but before 2018 starts off with newly received concepts and approved projects, managing director Peter Torkler still visited potential project regions in the Eastern part of Estonia. The Baltic state has a wide range of biodiversity and is...
Installation of the first pilot ecological dry toilet on the Gulf of Finland as part of the project “Local, small-scale solutions to reduce nutrient load into the Baltic Sea”

Installation of the first pilot ecological dry toilet on the Gulf of Finland as part of the project “Local, small-scale solutions to reduce nutrient load into the Baltic Sea”

On 9th September 2017, the first ecological dry toilet with composting was created in the gardening community Fauna, situated in the Lomonosov district of the Leningrad region along the Black River basin. This forms part of Ecocentrum’s project on reducing nutrient...