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June 4, 2022
The Climate Change Museum making it's way round the Baltics

If you missed out in Vilnius or Trakai, you still have the chance to catch this innovate museum in 18 more cities.

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April 20, 2022
Most sustainably perceived Baltic brands 2022

According to the Sustainable Brands Index, these are the twenty most sustainable brand in each country according to the people who live there:

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January 13, 2022
1% of Estonia's peak energy goes to cryptocurrences

Even as Estonia experiences all time high electricity costs, cryptocurrency mining is using 1% of all power generated in the country.

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December 5, 2021
The Ventspils Baltic Coal Terminal expects an increase in freight

As we head boldly towards a bright and clean renewable energy future, surely we will be shipping less coal round the planet?

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December 3, 2021
Tallinn recycling project has collected 250,000 facemasks

One of the consequences of the global Covid-19 pandemic has been a huge amount of facemasks ending up in the trash.

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December 2, 2021
Buy beautiful affordable art and preserve ancient forests

Artists Saving Forests gives you the chance to buy beautiful digital art with all proceeds going to protect forests in Lithuania

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October 18, 2021
KTU developed tech to produce energy from textile waste

Scientists in Lithuania have come up with a potential method to convert lint-microfibers found in clothes dryers into energy.

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October 11, 2021
ED Interview: Konstantin from Žaliuomenė

We talked to Konstantin about the zero-waste ecological café and shop in Vilnius, and why being sustainable is important.

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October 3, 2021
Riga's hydrogen trolleybuses 'not living up to expectations'

Riga was one of the first cities in Europe to use hydrogen powered public transport, but how well is it going?

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September 28, 2021
TalTech's plans to be climate neutral by 2035

Speaking at the university's 103rd anniversary celebrations, rector Tiit Land made a speech on the commitment that TalTech is making to be 'seriously green'.

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September 27, 2021
Estonians opposed to EU climate policy if it brings high electricity prices

A flash survey shows almost two-thirds of Estonians do not support meeting climate goals if that means a large increase in electricity prices.

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September 12, 2021
Tallinn wins European Green Capital 2023

At the fifth attempt Tallinn has beaten 15 competing cities, to be awarded the title of European Green Capital for 2023.

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August 24, 2021
Port of Tallinn unveils plan to be Baltic Sea green infrastructure hub

Port of Tallinn is putting hydrogen at the centre of a newly unveiled and ambitious green infrastructure plan.

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August 12, 2021
Baltic seagrass beds are hotspots for accumulated microplastics

A recent study shows higher than previously recorded levels of microplastics in coastal seagrass beds in the Baltic Sea.

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August 7, 2021
The link between electric car sales and GDP per capita

Research shows a direct link between GDP per capita and electric car uptake, and the Baltics are not doing well.

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July 27, 2021
Estonia facing €100,000 per day fines for logging in protected forests

Estonia, like Poland, is facing potential big fines if it does not stop the practice of logging in protected forest areas.

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July 19, 2021
Estonian circuit court lifts injunction on new shale oil plant

Most people have a pretty clear opinion about shale oil extraction, but the Estonian courts seem a little undecided.

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July 6, 2021
Vilnius 'Septyniolika' challenge raises awareness of UN SDGs

If you are in Vilnius this summer with some free time, then why not take part in the 'Septyniolika' sustainability challenge.

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June 26, 2021
Three Estonian cities make the top ten in EU air quality index

Estonia does well in the new city air quality index from the European Environment Agency, Lithuania and Latvia slightly less so.

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June 23, 2021
Health warnings issued for swimming at three popular Estonian beaches

Terviseamet has issued a caution people bathing at three different beaches due to high levels of water pollution at Pärnu and Tallinn.

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June 22, 2021
Riga reduces public transport but offers free parking for Jāņi celebrations

Should Riga be celebrating this festival about nature and the great outdoors by promoting cars or by promoting public transport?

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June 18, 2021
World first autonomous hydrogen shuttle launches in Estonia

The world's first autonomous hydrogen powered vehicle to be granted road legal status was publicly launched in Tartu on July 5th.

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June 17, 2021
The environmental impacts of the Soviet industrial legacy

Thirty years after the end of the Soviet Union, a strong legacy still affects the relationship between society and the environment.

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June 12, 2021
Estonia becomes the first Baltic State to ban fur farming

Last week, the Riigikogu voted to ban fur farming, making Estonia the first of the Baltic states to do so.

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June 6, 2021
It's River Cleanup weekend across Lithuania and around the world

June 6th is World River Cleanup, with volunteers removing trash from more than 700 stretches of waterway around the world.

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June 2, 2021
How the Baltics are doing in the Climate Change Performance Index

We all have pre-conceived ideas about which countries are most climate friendly, but there are some suprises in the rankings.

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May 25, 2021
How are the Baltic States doing at improving rail sustainability?

Train travel is already the most sustainable option, but how are the Baltic States are doing at improving it with electrification?

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May 22, 2021
Klaipėda talks sustainable transport at the Port City Environmental Forum

The big talking points from the Sustainable Trasnport seminar at the Port City Environmental Forum in Klaipeda.

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May 12, 2021
ED Interview: Débora from Obelisk Farm

We talked to Débora about what makes hemp so amazing, sustainability, education and awareness, and about Obelisk - their family farm.

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May 12, 2021
Tallinn has no 'radical' plans to become more car-free

Tallinn's mayor says they can't make radical decisions or take away too much space from cars for cyclists, but maybe they should.

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May 7, 2021
ED Interview: Šarūnė from River Cleanup Lithuania

River Cleanup Day is at the start of June, we asked Šarūnė to tell us a bit about the initiative and how to take part.

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May 6, 2021
This weekend Let's Do It heads to the public spaces of Lithuania

7th-8th May is the time to take to the parks and forests of Lithuania with garbage bags and good intentions.

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May 2, 2021
ED Interview: Roberta from Coo Coo

We talked to Roberta about why she believes we should renovate and upcycle, and the sustainable methods she uses.

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April 28, 2021
ED Interview: Migle from Between LAB

Last year we chatted to Migle from Between LAB about the environmental and human differences between fast and slow fashion.

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April 25, 2021
How much CO2 do the Baltic States actually emit?

As countries around the world pledge CO2 emission cuts, we take a look at how much each of the Baltic States produces.

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April 13, 2021
Estonian team Solaride are ready for the 2023 World Solar Challenge

The Estonian Solaride team will take part in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in 2023, racing 3000km across the Australian outback.

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