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Ocean acidification and desalination: climate-driven change in a Baltic Sea summer microplanktonic community

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

Russian ice swimmers brave -10C temperatures

Competitors aged from 11 to 70 participated in Russia’s Baltic Sea enclave of Kaliningrad…

Driftwood Pinhole Cameras

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.

Exhibition brings together 26 artists from the eastern Baltic Sea region

last monthArts : Artdaily

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

This rustic-modern beach cabin has it all

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

Lithuania: Russia deploying more missiles into Kaliningrad

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.

Baltic Dry Index to Become Tradable After Benchmark Changes

2 months agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

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

Rare 14th-16th c. shipwrecks found in Stockholm

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 […]

Nord Stream 2 is a danger to Russia as much as Europe

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 […]

The balance of marine bacteria in the Baltic Sea

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

Swedes name Brit to top orchestra job

2 months agoMusic / Classical : Slipped Disc

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.  

Hitler's Last Stand: How Russia Destroyed the Nazi Military Machine Forever

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

Baltic Index Falls, Capesizes Post Biggest Weekly Drop in 2 Years

2 months agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

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

A magnificent architectural statement. But what is it like going to a concert at the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg?

3 months agoMusic / Classical : Planet Hugill

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 to re-establish military unit on Baltic Sea island

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 »

Five things to know about Finland

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

The effects of multiple stressors on the distribution of coastal benthic foraminifera: a case study from the Skagerrak-Baltic Sea region

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

Taking a Stand

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

Seals, birds and humans compete for fish in the Baltic Sea

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.

European Commission throws book at Russia’s Nord Stream 2 natural gas link

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

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