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Re-creating habitat complexity for semi-aquatic fauna (SemiAquaticLife)

Start date: Jan 1, 2016, End date: Dec 31, 2020,

Background Freshwater ecosystems are vital for biodiversity and human wellbeing. Wetlands harbour multiple organisms that are at least partially dependent on freshwaters for completing their lifecycle. Amphibians and invertebrates are key components of wetlands, and these groups contain numerous endangered species. The semi-aquatic lifecycle of these grou ...
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Restoration of habitats rich in trees and shrubs (BushLIFE)

Start date: Sep 1, 2014, End date: Aug 31, 2020,

... Skåne is traditionally one of Sweden’s most highly productive farming counties. It is also rich in biodiversity. Habitat conditions in the southern part of the county are particularly dependent on recurrent management by farmers, but changes in agricultural practices have had a negative impact on the quality of important biodiversity areas. Habitat degradation an ...
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Background Numerous thick shelled river mussel (Unio crassus) populations have become extinct in Sweden. The remaining populations of this endangered species have a fragmented (some 140 sites) and narrow south-eastern distribution in Scandinavia. The decline of the species can be linked to adverse physical changes to its habitats (including fragmentation ...
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Background Wetlands have an important role to play in preserving biodiversity. Many plants and animals depend on wetland biotopes, and nearly 15% of Sweden’s threatened species live in peatlands or on freshwater margins. Hydrological changes and plant invasion in wetlands adversely affect the animals and plants that live there. Tall plant- and forest in ...
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The Baltic Sea’s unique ecology is under a lot of pressure. Fishing, maritime pollution from ships and substantial additions of nutrition from e.g. sewage and farming all pose a threat to the inland sea where the water is estimated to take 30 years to renew. At all times there are some 2000 ships in movement, and each year we see 120-140 collisions and groundings in the Baltic Sea – both traffic a ...
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The aim of Baltic Master was to improve maritime safety by integrating and bringing forward local and regional perspectives. This included measures to improve the prevention and the preparedness for ship accidents as well as methods for managing the coastal zones.The issues concerning safe transportations, oil combatting and coastal management has a clear transnational link as they deal with the e ...
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The full title of the project ‘Advantage Hardwood – tools for integrated regional and business development’ illustrates the wide approach chosen. By promotion of hardwood species (birch, oak, alder, beech etc.) in forestry environmental aspects (biodiversity, outdoor life) are provided for. The amount of hardwood timber available will increase which is essential for hardwood business (processing, ...
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The overall aim of the BALTIC+ project was to form a permanent political platform for co-ordination and management of spatial development strategies and actions in a macro-region consisting of Skåne in Sweden, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Berlin and Brandenburg in Germany, and Western Pomerania in Poland. Agriculture and forestry, tourism, communication and infrastructure as well as promoting collabora ...
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Rock Art in Northern Europe (RANE )

Start date: Jun 25, 2002, End date: Sep 24, 2005,

Rock art (paintings and carvings on rock formations) is the oldest form of human art. The remaining examples of this historical art form are threatened both by a natural development and our modern way of living. The central objectives of RANE were to initiate measures and promote research that would improve the management and sustainable use of prehistoric rock art in the Baltic Sea Region. The pr ...
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