The overall state of ecosystem health in the Baltic Sea is being assessed for the second time. The initial assessment was completed in 2010, resulting in the HOLAS I assessment report (PDF, 3.3MB). The first version of the HELCOM 'State of the Baltic Sea' holistic assessment can be found on the dedicated website:
This new, improved assessment
The 'State of the Baltic Sea' report has been under preparation since 2014. The finalization of this assessment is a priority of the EU Chairmanship in HELCOM. More information about the background can be found on the HOLAS II project page.
State of the Baltic Sea – Second HELCOM holistic assessment 2011–2016 (PDF 31 MB)
The report contents are also available on the State of the Baltic Sea website
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