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While Tacitus called it Mare Suebicum after the Suebi people, the first to name it also as the Baltic Sea (Mare Balticum) was eleventh century German chronicler Adam of Bremen. The origin of the latter name is speculative. It might be connected to the Germanic word belt, a name used for two of the Danish straits, the Belts, while others claim it to be derived from Latin balteus (belt). (source Wikipedia)

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Become a Member of the EU4Ocean Platform

The EU4Ocean Platform is intended as an inclusive network of stakeholders willing to be actively engaged in connecting existing ocean literacy activities in Europe and shaping future actions. Nevertheless, the EU4Ocean Platform is a membership-based Platform, requiring interested stakeholders to apply through the online application form. This is a fast process, with an expected two working weeks turn-around for approval.

Last update: 06/04/20

Learn more about the EU4Ocean Platform

The EU4Ocean Platform will be a focal point for organizations and initiatives to connect, collaborate and mobilize efforts on ocean literacy. The EU4Ocean Platform will offer a dynamic topic-oriented working environment that stimulates collaboration, exchange of practices and dialogue across the many different target groups leading to the creation of new ocean literacy partnerships and innovative actions, co-designed by organizations and youth.

Last update: 06/04/20

© Daniel Espírito Santo As an educational professional, share your opinion and help us to develop a Network of European Blue Schools

The EU4Ocean Coalition invites you to participate in an international survey that addresses teachers, school managers, staff from ministries of education and professionals in marine science education. The objective of this survey is to involve experienced educational professionals, and to understand the gaps and needs on ocean topics in school curricula. On the basis of the results a handbook will be developed that will support your work.

Last update: 17/03/20

Take part in our interviews to develop the Youth4Ocean Forum

Are you between 16 and 30 years old and passionate about the Ocean? Do you live by the Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean, the Black Sea, the Baltic Sea or the Arctic? We would like to hear your ideas for the development of our Youth4Ocean Forum.

Last update: 05/03/20

Are the marine data collected in the Baltic fit for purpose?

difficulties with fisheries data, wind profiles, alien species distribution, Marine Protected Areas. Comments invited

Last update: 01/02/18

Checkpoint Baltic - stress tests on marine data

Are the data that we collect the right ones? Can we access them easily? Do they meet the needs of industry, public authorities, scientists and civil society?

Last update: 08/07/15

New Calls for Tenders and Proposals on Maritime Spatial Planning

With the adoption of the new EU Directive on Maritime Spatial Planning, the Commission aims to expand the development of MSP processes throughout the EU, by facilitating cooperation between Member States in the management of the maritime space in sea basins surrounding the EU.

Last update: 27/08/14

Marine Knowledge 2020 - 2014 calls for tender launched

The aim is to assess monitoring programmes and data availability in the Arctic, Atlantic, Baltic and Black Sea and to examine how the mapping of water depth in shallow coastal water scould be accelerated.

Last update: 17/08/14

Study on Blue Growth, Maritime Policy and the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region

The “Study on Blue Growth, Maritime Policy and the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region” identified the potential for Blue Growth in each of the EU Member States (MS) of the Baltic Sea Region (BSR) and at sea basin level.

Last update: 01/02/18

Study 2008-11 lot 3: Study on the remuneration of spawning stock biomass

Establishing an analytical approach to estimate potential resource rents for different types of EU fisheries. Comparison of  the current and potential resource rents for the selected fleets. Why this study?

Last update: 06/04/11

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