Blekinge Archipelago Biosphere Reserve

Optimal irrigation management – the water-food-energy nexus

Biosphere for Baltic is a joint commitment initiated in June 2017 during the UN Ocean Conference. The Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB) in Sweden, the Swedish National Commission of UNESCO, and the Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management joined forces to increase dissemination of good practices from UNESCO biosphere reserves in the Baltic… read more »

Blekinge Archipelago – The Archipelago route

In 2015, the biosphere reserve office in Blekinge Archipelago initiated and operated a pilot-study to identify opportunities for developing the outdoors tourism in the area, focusing on the coast and archipelago as a whole. The pilot-study revealed many opportunities for development but a coordinating function, linking and gathering actors and initiatives, was missing. As a… read more »

Blekinge Archipelago Biosphere Reserve

       Country Sweden        Region/Province/ or State Blekinge        Web Address        Date Founded 2011        Size (hectares) 212,797        Distinguishing Features The many shallow and highly desalinated bays, lagoons, and estuaries along the coast are important spawning and growth areas for several species of fish while also being internationally significant grounds for stopping and overwintering for several seabird species…. read more »