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Live Action Role-Play for the Baltic Sea: Finding New Ways to Address Environmental Troubles

Baltic Sea Role Play Raises Awareness for the Baltic Sea

Baltic Sea project manager, Hanna Paulomäki, being attacked by “Viking Zombies”at the Baltic Warriors event. (Photo: Oceana)

Earlier this month, Oceana in Europe’s Baltic Sea Project Manager Hanna Paulomäki attended an event in Finland that simulated “Viking Zomebies” as a way to raise awareness for the issues facing the Baltic Sea. In this article, originally published on Oceana in Europe’s blog, Paulomäki explains the goals of this role play in attracting a wider audience to care about the Baltic Sea. Take a look below to learn more.

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Blue Growth Could Help Drive the European Economy, but at What Cost to the Oceans?

Shorthorn sculpin (Myoxocephalus scorpius) on blue mussels (Mytilus edulis)

Shorthorn sculpin (Myoxocephalus scorpius) on blue mussels (Mytilus edulis) in Knolls Grund, Western Gotland Basin, Sweden.

Blue Growth is a European strategy to drive the economy in the marine and maritime sector—through practices like deep sea mining, aquaculture, and more—but Oceana in Europe is advocating for the importance of long-term protection for marine ecosystems as a mean to instill sustainable economies and profitable fisheries in the long run. This article originally appeared on Oceana in Europe’s blog.

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