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2009-01-13 15:48:30

The Gulf of Finland is under threat from increasing traffic, the risk of oil spills, fishing and eutrophication. The assessment and prevention of these risks require more effective measures than at present. The Finnish-coordinated project of the joint Baltic Sea Research Program is seeking out ways of managing risks and creating a new model to support environmental decision-making. The model that is under development could be used in the assessment of the pros and cons of different...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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