Launched in 1971, UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB) is an Intergovernmental Scientific Programme that aims to establish a scientific basis for the improvement of relationships between people and their environments. MAB combines the natural and social sciences, economics and education to improve human livelihoods and the equitable sharing of benefits, and to safeguard natural and managed ecosystems, thus promoting innovative approaches to economic development that are socially and culturally appropriate, and environmentally sustainable.

All project partners live and work in biosphere reserves around Baltic Sea. Learn more about the UNESCO MAB programme via website:

http://www.unesco.org/new/en/natural-sciences/environment/ecological-sciences/