Offsetting has reduced phosphorus loading by 24 tons

By Anna Saarentaus, John Nurminen Foundation Project NutriTrade has been active in raising awareness about the idea of nutrient offsetting. In nutrient offsetting, an individual, company, country, etc., reduces its nutrient discharges through the funding of activities...

NutriTrade has contracted five new mussel farmers

By Katarina Elofsson, SLU The NutriTrade project has now contracted five additional mussel farmers. Three mussel farms are located along the Swedish east coast (St Anna archipelago, Byxelkrok and Kalmar) and two on Åland. The total contracted harvest amounts to 104...

Baltic Sea calculator

By Anna Saarentaus, John Nurminen Foundation Baltic Sea calculator is an internet-based tool that helps identifying the most important sources of nutrient pollution arising from consumption, and the easiest ways to reduce it. With the help of this tool, a consumer can...

Nutrient management beyond borders?

By Marjukka Porvari, John Nurminen Foundation Nutrient discharges to the Baltic Sea have reduced significantly over the past 20 years. Especially in the Gulf of Finland, the positive effect of 60-70% reduction of phosphorus discharges to the sea area in just 10 years...

How about bream for dinner today?

by Antti Iho, Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke) and Miina Mäki, John Nurminen Foundation In the past decades, all countries surrounding the Baltic Sea have managed to significantly curb the nutrient loads that cause eutrophication in the Baltic Sea,...

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