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Meet the farmer: Urmas Pau

Meet the farmer: Urmas Pau

As mussel farmers are an integral part of the Baltic Blue Growth project, the new online section Mussel community will introduce a selection of farmers in more in detail, describing their personal motives for managing a mussel farm. The Baltic Blue Growth mussel farm on Vormsi Island in Estonia is the easternmost farm within the project. It is cultivating mussels in the same area as red algae. 

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Meet the Mussel Community: Jens Körge from Kalmar Municipality

Meet the Mussel Community: Jens Körge from Kalmar Municipality

As mussel farmers are an integral part of the Baltic Blue Growth project, the new online section Mussel community will introduce a selection of farmers and other actors in more detail, describing their motives for becoming involved with a mussel farm. The Baltic Blue Growth mussel farm in Kalmarsund, Sweden enjoys the involvement of the municipality.

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Meet the farmer: Mats Emilsson

Meet the farmer: Mats Emilsson

As mussel farmers are an integral part of the Baltic Blue Growth project, the section Mussel community introduces a selection of farmers in more in detail, describing their personal motives for managing a mussel farm. The Baltic Blue Growth Sankt Anna mussel farm is the first full-scale mussel farm with a long-line system on the Swedish East Coast.

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Meet the farmer: Dr. Tim Staufenberger

Meet the farmer: Dr. Tim Staufenberger

As mussel farmers are an integral part of the Baltic Blue Growth project, the new online section Mussel community will introduce a selection of farmers in more in detail, describing their personal motives for managing a mussel farm. The Baltic Blue Growth mussel farm in the Kiel Bay is an extension to the existing farm producing mussel for human consumption.

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REGISTER for the Baltic Sea Mussel Farming & Nutrient Offset Conference

REGISTER for the Baltic Sea Mussel Farming & Nutrient Offset Conference

The aim of the conference is to raise awareness on the benefits and opportunities of Baltic mussel production and use, and furthermore establish a Baltic mussel farming Working Group that works to maximise these benefits in the Baltic Sea Region.

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German Stakeholder Meeting a great success

German Stakeholder Meeting a great success

The German stakeholder meeting was co-organised under the Baltic Blue Growth project and provided a comprehensive overview of the state of affairs within the Baltic Sea mussel farming in Sweden, Denmark and Germany.

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German Stakeholder Meeting: mussel farming & water quality in the Baltic Sea'

German Stakeholder Meeting: mussel farming & water quality in the Baltic Sea'

Three years past its launch, the project Baltic Blue Growth provides impressive findings and innovative offers for the beneift of the next generation of mussel farms in the Baltic Sea. Mussel research plants installed within the frame of BONUS Optimus helped to improve the water salinity indicators. BBG stakeholders will meet in Rostock on 19 March.

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Plan your own mussel farm in the Baltic Sea: Operational Decision Support System (ODSS)

Plan your own mussel farm in the Baltic Sea: Operational Decision Support System (ODSS)

Do you want to know where are the best spots for mussel farming in the Baltic Sea? What the environmental impacts of such a farm could be? Look no further, the BBG project has launched its Operational Decision Support System (ODSS) with a “plan your farm” feature.

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Experts and practitioners discuss mussel cultivation techniques in the Baltic Sea

Experts and practitioners discuss mussel cultivation techniques in the Baltic Sea

A transnational workshop took place on the Öland island off the south-east coast of Sweden. 25 experts and practitioners from across the Baltic Sea as well as Canada came together to share experiences and to give advice on the best techniques and how to turn mussel farming into a profitable business.

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SUBMARINER Network attended the 9th Annual Forum of the EUSBSR in Tallinn on 4 – 5 June 2018

SUBMARINER Network attended the 9th Annual Forum of the EUSBSR in Tallinn on 4 – 5 June 2018

The Forum was hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia together with the Baltic Development Forum in close cooperation with the European Commission, Ministry of Environment and other partners. About 770 participants from governments, international organisations, NGOs, universities, local and regional administrations and businesses came together to discuss developments and challenges in the Baltic Sea Region (BSR).

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