Balti Keskkonnafoorum

Finished projects

INTERREG Central Baltic PROJECT: PLAN4BLUE

The project supports growth of the marine and maritime sectors in a way that emphasizes the need to find a balance between economic, social and environmental goals. Activities were focused on Gulf of Finland and Archipelago Sea areas covering sea areas of Estonia and Finland. Read more.

HORIZON 2020 PROJECT: RESPONSEABLE

The aim of the project was to contribute to the sharing of knowledge on the human-ocean relationships; to support the development of cost-effective initiatives and strategies on ocean literacy in Europe and to raise the awareness of specific target groups on their role and responsibility in achieving the sustainable development of the oceans.

LIFE PROJECT: INTEGRATED PLANNING TOOL TO ENSURE VIABILITY OF GRASSLANDS (LIFE VIVA GRASS)

Project aims to support maintenance of biodiversity and ecosystem services provided by grasslands, through encouraging ecosystem-based approach to planning and economically viable grassland management. Read more.

INTERREG PROJECT: INNOVATIVE MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS FOR MINIMIZING EMISSIONS OF HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES FROM URBAN AREAS IN THE BALTIC SEA REGION (NONHAZCITY)

NonHazCity demonstrated the possibilities of municipalities and WWTPs to reduce emissions of priority hazardous substances (HS) and other pollutants from small scale emitters at urban areas that cannot be reached by traditional water treatment and enforcement techniques. Read more. 

EEA PROJECT: INVENTORY AND DEVELOPMENT OF MONITORING PROGRAMME FOR NATURE VALUES IN ESTONIAN MARINE AREAS (NEMA)

The general aim of the project was to contribute to the establishment of favourable conservation status of marine nature values in Estonian territorial waters and EEZ in the NE Baltic Sea. Read more.

LIFE+ PROJECT: BALTIC INFO CAMPAIGN ON HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES (BALTINFOHAZ)

The aim was to campaign for every consumer to be able to make an informed and better choice about everyday-products. We selected very widely used everyday products such as cosmetics, baby care products, toys, household chemicals, construction materials and car care products and explained which hazardous substances could be contained in them, what could be their effects and how they could be avoided. Read more.

INTERREG PROJECT: CONTROL OF HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES IN THE BALTIC SEA REGION (COHIBA)

The overall objective of COHIBA project was to support the implementation of the BSAP with regard to hazardous substances by developing joint actions to reach the goal. Taking into account their potential hazard the BSAP identifies 11 substances/substance groups as being of special concern to the Baltic Sea, which were also the focus of this project. Read more.

INTELLIGENT ENERGY EUROPE PROJECT: MORE BIKING IN SMALL AND MEDIUM SIZED TOWNS OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE BY 2020 (MOBILE2020)

The project mobile2020 aimed to support and promote cycling in small and medium sized cities up to 350.000 inhabitants in Central and Eastern Europe. These cities have a much lower share of cyclists compared to what would be possible if cycling would be consequently promoted and infrastructure would be upgraded. Read more.

TOWARDS JOINT MANAGEMENT OF THE TRANSBOUNDARY GAUJA/KOIVA RIVER BASIN DISTRICT (GAUJA/KOIVA)

The overall objective was to enhance management of shared surface and groundwater resources by development of a joint river basin management plan for the transboundary Gauja/Koiva river basin district. Read more.

LIFE+ PROJECT: BALTIC ACTIONS FOR REDUCTION OF POLLUTION OF THE BALTIC SEA FROM PRIORITY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES (BALTACTHAZ)

The aim of the BaltActHaz project was to support the Baltic States in implementing the EU Water Framework Directive, the IPPC Directive and the  Marine Directive as well as the  HELCOM Baltic Sea Action Plan with regard to reduction of hazardous substances. Read more.