Preventing negative consequences of intensive livestock production in the Baltic Sea Region


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Part-financed by the European Union


New books on P- recovery and P-removal


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2018 has seen the publication of two books on phosphorus management, sewage phosphorus removal and P-recovery and recycling technologies and policies - ?Phosphorus recovery and recycling?, Springer, 2018, Editors H. Ohtake & S. Tsuneda, and IWA book ?Phosphorus polluter and resource of the future ...

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Increases in phosphorus losses to and retention in freshwaters


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Annual losses of N and P to freshwaters worldwide nearly doubled over the twentieth century. Agriculture now represents over 50% of these N and P losses. N and P retention doubled (in rivers, dams and reservoirs). Also nearly 400 mtN have accumulated in groundwaters worldwide.

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How much could phosphorus use be reduced?


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A theoretical optimisation model of agriculture, human diet, phosphorus use and recycling suggests that mineral phosphorus input could be reduced by 90%, assuming complete recycling of crop wastes, slaughterhouse waste phosphorus, animal manures and human excreta, no soil P accumulation and low soil ...

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Greener Agriculture for a Sustainable Sea / GRASS 2018 Conference


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Coalition Clean Baltic is glad to share the invitation to the Greener Agriculture for a Sustainable Sea Conference (GRASS 2018), that will be arranged by CCB in Minsk, Belarus on 13-14 December 2018. The Conference will address wide range of national and international stakeholders (farmers, authorities, ...

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Petition to EP - air quality, assessing and managing odour levels in environment


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The petitioner and a group of academics representing the air quality odour laboratory of the West Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin are calling on the Commission to prepare draft legislation to regulate the presence of odours in the environment. In this connection, the petitioner calls ...

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Message from the 3rd European Sustainable Phosphorus Conference (ESPC3)


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The 3rd European Sustainable Phosphorus Conference (ESPC3), co-organised by Baltic Sea Action Group (BSAG) and ESPP, brought together nearly 300 participants from 30 countries. The conference was held in Helsinki (Finland) on 11-13 June 2018.

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Federacja Zielonych GAJA
5 Lipca 45, 70-374 Szczecin, Poland
Phone. +48 91 489 42 33
Fax + 48 91 489 42 32

Coalition Clean Baltic
Östra Ågatan 53
SE-753 22 Uppsala, Sweden

Project Industrial animal farms in the Baltic Sea Region - sustainable practices to reduce nutrient loads is a part of a long-term campaign of the Coalition Clean Baltic and Green Federation 'GAJA', aiming to reduce the negative impact of large-scale animal production on the environment and local communities in the Baltic Sea Region, particularly by reducing nutrient run-off into the sea. The project is implemented in accordance with a motto The springs of rivers is where the Baltic Sea starts! The project is part-financed by the European Union.