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Baltic Blue Growth

Initiating full scale mussel farming
in the Baltic Sea

Baltic Blue Growth establishes fully operational mussel farms to counteract
eutrophication and create new blue growth opportunities.

Baltic Blue Growth news

  • Interview: legal requirements for mussel farming

    Interview: legal requirements for mussel farming

    Interreg Baltic Sea Region published an article on legal requirements for mussel farming. In the article, Baltic Blue Growth partner Roland Lemcke from the Ministry of Energy, Agriculture, Environment and Rural Areas of Schleswig-Holstein (MELUR) explains: “Establishing a new mussel farm requires a lot of different or combined licenses, of course with national features, but substantially based on a common European legal framework. Depending on the relevant national system, three, four or more different authorities are involved in such licensing processes.”

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  • Video: Baltic Blue Growth mussel farm in Swedish TV news

    Video: Baltic Blue Growth mussel farm in Swedish TV news

    Swedish public service broadcaster SVT reports about the mussel farm in Östergötland's St. Anna archipelago and the mussel farming project Baltic Blue Growth in its regional news for East Sweden. Reporter Christian Zetterdahl joined the project partners during their field trip to one of the six farms that form the basis for the three-year project.

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  • Kick-off for Baltic Blue Growth mussel farming project

    Kick-off for Baltic Blue Growth mussel farming project

    Can mussel farming improve the Baltic Sea's water quality and at the same time create new business models for animal feed production? The project Baltic Blue Growth will try to answer this question by advancing mussel farming in the Baltic Sea from experimental to full scale. It has now officially started with a kick-off meeting in Linköping, Sweden on 21-22 June 2016.

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    The mussel farms

    Six farms in different parts of the Baltic Sea form the basis for the project.
    The farms have been selected with the aim of covering different
    environmental conditions and different cultivation techniques.

    More information on these mussel farms will be added soon.

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