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Warming, acidification, eutrophication, the loss of oxygen — examples of major changes being observed or expected for the future in coastal zones around the world. These processes are occurring in the Baltic Sea at a much faster pace than in other regions. But the Baltic also provides useful lessons for how negative trends can be reversed by protective measures. Researchers promote the Baltic Sea as a time machine for coastal areas worldwide.


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