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1 @race4thebaltic #RFTBBCGReport Barbara Jackson Programme Director Zennström Philanthropies

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3 Background This report was commissioned by Zennström Philanthropies to better understand local benefits from restoring the waters in the Baltic Sea region. The aim of the report is to encourage increased action on local level and inspire decision makers on what measures to implement. The report builds on findings from a municipality survey with ~250 respondents, ~60 interviews with topic experts, and engagement with key stakeholders.

4 EU Classification Red area = less than good ecological status

5 Hazardous Substances (Helcom) Biodiversity Status Eutrophication Status

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7 The Result 1/6 sea is dead!

8 The Sources of Pollution

9 Municipalities Play a Role Stormwater Wastewater Public Awareness Procurement Ability to innovative Dialogue with Businesses And more.

10 Conclusions 1. Local actions are crucial to restoring the Baltic Sea, BUT 2/3 are either unaware of the problem or lack resources to effectively address it 2. The benefits of water restoration are both environmental and economic - 900,000 jobs, representing 2% of total labor supply, are at stake for the region by Multiple proven measures can be implemented to restoring the waters, and 40 percent costs can be saved if applying a structured approach when prioritizing measures 4. Best practice examples from leading municipalities show four actions crucial to becoming an attractive community

11 1,500 Municipalities Crucial to Address Eutrophication and Restore the Baltic Sea waters Severely affected by Eutrophication Country Municipalities in catchment area % coastal municipalities 380 3% % % % % 91 68% 60 8% 41 44% 16 63% Total 1,527 21%

12 2/3 of municipalities unaware of Baltic Sea's state or lack sufficient resources to address it High Contribution to nutrient load reduction <1% Leaders Executors ~30% Unarmed ~45% Low Unaware ~25% Time Time

13 Large spread among countries % of municipalities that underestimate the severity of Baltic Sea's status 50% % of municipalities that underestimate the severity of Baltic Sea's status Poland 52% 40% x2 Estonia 29% 30% 20% 15% 30% Average ~25% Latvia 23% Denmark 16% 10% Finland 9% Sweden 1% 0% Coastal municipalities Inland municipalities 0% 20% 40% 60%

14 Conclusions 1. Local actions are crucial to restoring the Baltic Sea, BUT 2/3 are either unaware of the problem or lack resources to effectively address it 2. The benefits of water restoration are both environmental and economic - 900,000 jobs, representing 2% of total labor supply, are at stake for the region by Multiple proven measures can be implemented to restoring the waters, and 40 percent costs can be saved if applying a structured approach when prioritizing measures 4. Best practice examples from leading municipalities show four actions crucial to becoming an attractive community

15 Actions No Investments in measures to reduce nutrients vs. Investments in measures to reduce nutrients Continued nutrient discharge vs. Less nutrient discharge Impact on Municipalities Substantial and yearly algal blooms vs. Natural level of algal blooms Loss in biodiversity vs. Sustained biodiversity Negatively impacted local industries vs. Thriving local industries

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18 Baltic Sea innovations A small selection of initiatives Enabling use of manure with nitrogen sensors Oxygenation of deep waters to reduce phosphorus Commercial use of wild macroalgae Dredging with giant vacuum cleaner Use of aluminium to reduce phosphorus Large-scale mussel farming a commercial opportunity

19 Conclusions 1. Local actions are crucial to restoring the Baltic Sea, BUT 2/3 are either unaware of the problem or lack resources to effectively address it 2. The benefits of water restoration are both environmental and economic - 900,000 jobs, representing 2% of total labor supply, are at stake for the region by Multiple proven measures can be implemented to restore waters, and 40 percent costs can be saved if applying a structured approach when prioritizing measures 4. Best practice examples from leading municipalities show four actions crucial to becoming an attractive community

20 nn\ hhhhhh Prioritize measures within agriculture, wastewater, stormwater, and restoration ~90% of discharges Agriculture Wastewater Stormwater Restoration

21 Exhibit 18 Up to 40 Percent Cost-Savings Potential by Using a Structured Approach to Find the Most Cost-Effective Local Combination of Measures

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25 Conclusions 1. Local actions are crucial to restoring the Baltic Sea, BUT 2/3 are either unaware of the problem or lack resources to effectively address it 2. The benefits of water restoration are both environmental and economic - 900,000 jobs, representing 2% of total labor supply, are at stake for the region by Multiple proven measures can be implemented to restoring the waters, and 40 percent costs can be saved if applying a structured approach when prioritizing measures 4. Best practice examples from leading municipalities show four actions crucial to becoming an attractive community

26 Four actions crucial for restoring the waters and becoming an attractive community

27 2/3 of municipalities unaware of Baltic Sea's state or lack sufficient resources to address it High Contribution to nutrient load reduction <1% Leaders Executors ~30% Unarmed ~45% Low Unaware ~25% Time Time

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