Commissioner Moedas to visit BONUS in August and other highlights

Kaisa_webby Kaisa Kononen, Executive Director, BONUS

BONUS has an intensive period behind -the most important highlight was the start of eight new projects funded from the call 2014 in April, bringing the number of current BONUS projects to a total of 28. The Latvian presidency events in June 2015 and the forthcoming Commissioner Carlos Moedas's visit to BONUS on 31 August continue the string of this year's highlights. Before the end of the year, BONUS will be showcased in its European constituency of stakeholders in Brussels and a new BONUS call will be launched. 

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17.08.2015 "Drivers for Blue growth in the Baltic Sea Region" conference, Copenhagen, 6 October 2015

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12.08.2015 Commissioner Moedas to visit BONUS in August and other highlights

By Kaisa Kononen, Executive Director, BONUS

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News from projects

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Project blogs

20.08.2015 22:17Combining sustainable fisheries management and human well-being (GoHerr Blog – Integrated governance of Baltic herring and salmon) Suvi Ignatius

How to promote sustainable use of Baltic salmon and herring stocks while at same time taking into account the values of diverse stakeholder groups and public health in different Baltic Sea countries? This is the guiding question for the interdisciplinary research project GOHERR: Integrated governance of Baltic herring and salmon stocks involving stakeholders. 

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BONUS call 2014: Sustainable ecosystem services funded projects have started in April 2015. A further call will open in late 2015.

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Young scientists

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Training, blogging and other for the networks of tomorrow's leading Baltic Sea scientists, most recent updates from BSSC 2015.


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