How can we protect the Baltic Sea?

How do you clean the Baltic Sea?

Reduce your meat consumption – meat and dairy production have a particularly heavy impact on the Baltic Sea. Sort waste correctly and compost your biodegradable waste – reducing waste reduces the impact on waterways. Avoid the use of plastic packaging and unnecessary chemicals in cosmetics, cleaning and laundry.

What are some environmental problems in the Baltic Sea?

Fishing: overfishing, bottom trawling and fish farming put pressure on the ecological systems in the Baltic Sea. Pollution (non-eutrophication): this consists mainly of pesticides, waste disposal, sewage, combustion and oil.

Is it safe to swim in the Baltic Sea?

The Baltic sea water is cool, but not cold at summer. … The beach is safe, and you cannot swim so far, because you will kick some sea-rocks when you go far away from the shore.

Who is polluting the Baltic Sea?

The Baltic Sea is almost totally surrounded by land and therefore more endangered by pollution than other marine areas. The sources of marine pollution are municipal and industrial waste inputs directly into the sea or via rivers, and atmospheric inputs mainly from traffic and agriculture.

Are there sharks in the Baltic?

Contrary to popular belief, there are sharks in the Baltic Sea. In fact, 31 species of sharks and closely related skates, rays and chimaeras (collectively known as cartilaginous fishes) have been recorded in this area.

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