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Strained, with harder times to come

August 31, 2010

In Future Trends in the Baltic Sea, the WWF looks at how uncontrolled growth could affect the sea in the next 20 years. Before 2030 shipping is expected to double, the wind energy sector is expected to grow by 6,000%, passenger arrivals in our ports have grown 21% in the last 10 year and a similar future growth would put the number at 160 million by 2030. The organisation urges leaders to adopt a more holistic approach in their leadership. Failing to do so would jeopardise the opportunity to improve the state of the sea. Also, planning each sector separately would look cheaper in the short term but increase long-term costs by billions. The future trend of each sector can be view in this interactive map.

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