We protect the Baltic Sea and its cultural heritage

About us

Our mission is to save the Baltic Sea and its heritage for future generations. We implement concrete Baltic Sea protection measures that bring results, and ensure that the stories of the sea are passed on to future generations.

About us

Our mission is to save the Baltic Sea and its heritage for future generations. We implement concrete Baltic Sea protection measures that bring results, and ensure that the stories of the sea are passed on to future generations.

Baltic Sea Day 26 August 2021

The Baltic Sea Day, launched by the John Nurminen Foundation, is an annual day of celebration in honour of the sea. The objective of the day is to encourage people to enjoy the unique sea that belongs to us all, and to take concrete actions that benefit the sea. In addition to the celebrations, the purpose of the Baltic Sea Day is to provide information on the versatile nature, culture, and history of the Sea.

The Baltic Sea Day is celebrated every year on the last Thursday in August with various rallies and events. There are many ways for you to participate, so do join in!

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Operations that bring results

  • tulokset-6@3x
    Clean Baltic Sea projects completed 30/38
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    A reduction of 1,000 tonnes/year in the phosphorus discharges of St. Petersburg
  • tulokset-6@3x
    reduction in the phosphorus load of the Gulf of Finland, achieved through cooperation 75%
  • tulokset-2@3x
    Innovation award to the Nutribute crowdfunding platform
  • tulokset-2@3x
    ELO Foundation food culture award to the Local Fishing project
  • tulokset-5@3x
    Baltic Sea roach stock management with a catch of 650,000 kg
  • tulokset-7@3x
    3,600 hectares of fields treated with gypsum
  • tulokset-4@3x
    books published 43
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    Four-time nominee for the Finlandia Literary Prize for Non-Fiction
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    marine stories in the Loki service more than 1,000
  • tulokset-6@3x
    Navigation service for the prevention of oil disasters

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Help protect the Baltic Sea

Even though protecting the Baltic Sea is a large-scale operation, private individuals can also make a difference for the wellbeing of the sea. We have collected tips on the ways each and every one of us can help the Baltic Sea.

Tips to save the Baltic Sea