As delegates wrap up two days of talks at the 20th anniversary of the Baltic Sea Day in St. Petersburg, Russia, TFN takes a closer look at the dangers threatening the Baltic’s ecosystems, survival and the actions being undertaken to counter them.
Estimates from the Polish Geological Institute show that between five and six tons of amber is found on the Baltic coast ever year, compared to just 1 ton extracted from underground deposits.
In the middle ages, the Hanseatic League was a vast commercial empire that rivalled the Venetian State and the Dutch Republic in economic and political power. Founded to protect mutual trading interests, Poland was at the hub of the action
Polish Navy divers on Monday recovered three World War II aerial bombs from the Baltic Sea off Kołobrzeg (northwestern Poland).
A WWII German tanker sunk off the coast of Poland poses an ecological disaster, say experts.
Volvo Gdynia Sailing Days is one of the most prestigious regatta cycles in the country and, at the same time, the biggest sailing event in this part of the Baltic Sea basin.
US-led NATO Saber Strike exercise with around 18,000 soldiers from 19 countries, mainly the member states of NATO, began in Poland and in the Baltic States on Sunday.
Today’s transshipment of the 9 millionth 20-foot container at the Deepwater Container Terminal (DCT) in Gdańsk marks the revival of Polish Baltic Sea ports and accentuates Poland’s economic success built continuously since the accession to the European Union.
Situated on the coast of the Baltic Sea, the Słowiński National Park is known for its unique moving sand dunes and alluring scenery. The Park covers 32,5 km of coastline, seaside lakes and forests. Łeba, Rowy and Smołdzino, small towns located within the Park, are popular tourist destination. The Institute of Oceanography at the University of Gdańsk uses the Parks beaches as the ground for releasing seals to the sea, as part of the species’ reintroduction to the Baltic programme.