Environmental Governance of the Baltic Sea by Michael Gilek, Mikael Karlsson, Sebastian Linke, Katarzyna

By Michael Gilek, Mikael Karlsson, Sebastian Linke, Katarzyna Smolarz

This edited quantity offers a complete and coherent interdisciplinary research of demanding situations and probabilities for sustainable governance of the Baltic Sea environment through combining wisdom and ways from usual and social sciences. targeting the surroundings method of administration (EAM) and linked multi-level, multi-sector and multi-actor demanding situations, the ebook offers updated descriptions and analyses of environmental governance constructions and tactics on the macro-regional Baltic Sea point. Organised in elements, half 1 offers in-depth case experiences of environmental governance practices and demanding situations associated with 5 key environmental difficulties - eutrophication, chemical pollutants, overfishing, oil discharges and invasive species. half 2 analyses and compares governance demanding situations and possibilities around the 5 case stories, targeting governance constructions and EAM implementation, wisdom integration and technological know-how aid, in addition to stakeholder conversation and participation. in keeping with those cross-case comparisons, this booklet additionally attracts a collection of normal conclusions on attainable methods of enhancing the governance of the Baltic Sea through selling what are pointed out as very important capabilities of environmental governance: coordination, integration, interdisciplinarity, precaution, deliberation, communique and adaptability.

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6) identifies the primary drivers behind accidental oil spills and intentional oil discharges into the Baltic Sea. g. by institutionalising no-special-fee systems for waste management in ports. The second part of the book is structured according to the three governance dimensions (governance structures, assessment-management processes and interactions and stakeholder participation and communication, see Fig. 2). Each chapter discusses and compares certain characteristics of the five specific cases presented in the first part of the book.

The WWF Sweden, the Coalition Clean Baltic (CCB), the John Nurminen Foundation and the Baltic Sea Action Group (BSAG) were international or national environmental NGOs. The biggest national interest organisations of agriculture in Finland and Sweden, MTK (the Central Union of Agricultural Producers and Forest Owners) and LRF (the Federation of Swedish Farmers), respectively, represented the last stakeholder group. 26 M. Karlsson et al. 2 The interviews followed a common guideline from the RISKGOV project (see Gilek et al.

These analytical and methodological specifications are outlined below. While reading this book, however, it is important to note that the authors of the individual chapters have been asked to focus on particularly important and interesting aspects in their respective cases. This means that the main aim of this volume is to explore challenging aspects 3 RISKGOV (Environmental Risk Governance of the Baltic Sea) was funded by the BONUS+ programme and the Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies (2009–2015).

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