Helcom scenario modelling suggests that the Baltic Sea, one of the largest brackish-water bodies in the world, could expect increased precipitation (decreased salinity) and increased concentration of atmospheric CO2 over the next 100 years. Show More Summary
Competitors aged from 11 to 70 participated in Russia’s Baltic Sea enclave of Kaliningrad…
Each of these unique cameras is carved from a piece of driftwood found on the Baltic sea coast in Russia. The cameras capture soft and artful images on 120 film, when exposed via the pinhole opening on front, and have a built-in standard tripod mount.
The exhibition There and Back Again brings together 26 artists from the eastern Baltic Sea region: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Finland and Russia. This collection exhibition of Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma explores the themes of identity, belonging and memory through the metaphor of travel. Show More Summary
It combines rough wood shingles and a cozy, efficient interior Perched atop a dune overlooking the Baltic Sea, this sweet modern holiday house has it all: large picture windows to take in the view, rustic-chic interior touches, and nooks galore. Show More Summary
HELSINKI (AP) — Lithuania's president said Monday Russia has deployed additional nuclear-capable missiles in its Baltic Sea exclave of Kaliningrad on a permanent basis, calling it a threat to Europe.
By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Feb 1 (Reuters) – Changes to the Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index has created the possibility of it becoming a tradable instrument for the first time, industry officials said on Thursday. With about 90...Show More Summary
Archaeologists have discovered the wrecks of two ships in the Baltic Sea off Stockholm. That’s not unusual because the Baltic is a) really cold, and b) so saline that shipworm (and other assorted wood-eating critters), which can devour a wooden wreck in a matter of months, find it distinctly inhospitable. There are at least 100 […]
US Secretary of state Rex Tillerson has in a speech delivered today in Warsaw warned that the planned Nord Stream 2 Baltic Sea gas pipeline between Russia and Germany presents a major threat to European energy security. Tillerson’s concerns are justified, to a smallish degree, but the language is alarmist, and hides the fact that […]
Carina Bunse has written a thesis on marine bacteria and how they respond to the changes in their environment. Bacteria affect nutrient turnover in the Baltic Sea and with it the balance of the sea. As they are invisible, our knowledge of marine bacteria is still limited. Show More Summary
The next head of artistic planning for the Swedish Radio orchestra and chorus, and for the Baltic Sea Festival, will be Christian Thompson, presently head of programming at the Orchestre National de Lyon. Before Lyon, he worked at Verbier.
Warfare History Network History, Europe The massive Soviet Winter Offensive of 1945 spelled doom for the German forces. The area between the Baltic Sea and the Carpathian Mountains had been relatively quiet since the end of Operation Bagration late in the summer of 1944. Show More Summary
Jan 19 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index fell on Friday and continued to linger around five month lows as the capesize segment recorded its biggest weekly percentage decline in two years. The overall index, which...Show More Summary
Kristjan Järvi & Baltic Sea Philharmonic at the Elbphilharmonic (Photo (c) BMEF / Peter Adamik) What is your favourite concert hall? What are the key ingredients to your concert going? A visit this Summer to the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg to hear Kristjan Järvi the Baltic Sea Philharmonic [see my review] set me thinking. Show More Summary
Sweden says it is establishing the nation's first new military regiment since World War II — a unit of 350 soldiers that will be based on the Baltic Sea island … Click to Continue »
Finland, a former Russian Grand Duchy, celebrates the 100th anniversary of its independence on Wednesday. Here are five things to know about the nation on the Baltic Sea: - Sauna ritual - The sauna (which means "bath" in Finnish) is a ritual -- almost even a rite -- which Finland's 5.5 million inhabitants carry out at least once a week. Show More Summary
Highlights • Foraminifera in the Skagerrak-Baltic region are adapted to the large environmental conditions. • Living dissolved Ammonia spp. and Elphidium spp. were found in the south Baltic Sea. • The combination of multiple factors influences the energy available for biogenic calcification. Show More Summary
Soon in the mag, we’ll have a piece on Sweden and defense. This is a big issue now. Sweden is a Baltic state, in a sense: a Baltic Sea state. Vladimir Putin’s Russia has concentrated the mind of everyone in the region. Will Sweden join...Show More Summary
In Sweden and in other parts of Europe there are concerns that seals and birds compete with humans for fish resources. For the Baltic Sea, an international study now shows that this competition is a reality.
The European Commission, watchdog of the EU treaties, is throwing everything it has at Russia’s planned 55 Bcm/year Nord Stream 2 pipeline across the Baltic Sea to Germany in its efforts to keep Russian natural gas transit flows to the EU through Ukraine a viable option. Show More Summary