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Identifying impacts of climate change on Estonian marine environment and the assessment of cumulative effects of human activities on marine ecosystems
by Ministry of the Environment (Estonia) (Government)
Impacts of climate change are differenet. The aim of this study is to find out specific impacts related to the climate change on Estonian marine areas. The impacts of climate change will be assessed together with other human impacts on marine environment. This information will be used to plan relevant actions and measures for impacts that are yet to come.
Progress reports
By 2025, prevent and significantly reduce marine pollution of all kinds, in particular from land-based activities, including marine debris and nutrient pollution
Type of commitment
By 2020, sustainably manage and protect marine and coastal ecosystems to avoid significant adverse impacts, including by strengthening their resilience, and take action for their restoration in order to achieve healthy and productive oceans
Type of commitment
  • Ecosystem-based Adaptation
December 2020
National study on climate change impacts on marine areas
Staff / Technical expertise
Basic information
Time-frame: May 2018 - December 2020
Ministry of the Environment, Estonian Marine Institute of the University of Tartu, Department of Marine Systems of the Tallinn University of Technology
Ocean Basins
  • North Atlantic
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficaries
Contact information
Rene Reisner, Head of the Marine Environment Department, rene.reisner@envir.ee, +3726262855
Tallinn, Estonia
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