Restore the Baltic, land-based emissions restrictions cannot work.

Thanks to the Baltic Works Commission, new insights are arriving that the Baltic Sea, one of the worst polluted in the world, cannot be saved by restricting emissions from land. In fact, emissions are at a new low; equivalent to that of the 1950s.

Instead, 8 of 10 tons of phosphorus that leak into the sea currently come from the sea floor, from slam deposited there as the result of hundreds of years of human activity. I enclose the infographic I just produced.

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Ladda ned/download infographic3 – BS – 2016-07-01

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