A two day workshop was organized by Sea Alarm, WWF Finland, WWF Poland and the Institute of Oceanography of the University of Gdansk, in partnership with HELCOM RESPONSE as part of the Oiled Wildlife Response and Preparedness Working Programme for 2011-2014 approved by HELCOM RESPONSE.
The Meeting was open to wildlife responders, wildlife authorities and scientists from all HELCOM member states. 32 representatives from all 9 Baltic countries, and also Belgium, HELCOM and Nord Stream attended the meeting. Each country presented an overview of the current status of oiled wildlife response and preparedness. This report reflects the outcomes and recommendations from this workshop.