Bank of Actions

Bank of Actions

Are you seeking examples or inspiration for water protection? There are plenty of potential actions to choose from! The Bank of Actions will provide your organisation with concrete ideas and examples of water protection activities implemented by organisations in the Baltic Sea Challenge network. You can browse these according to the theme, type of actor, country, year or keyword.

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Volunteer oil spill containment troops

Actor: Turku Energia Ltd   ●   Year: 2012   ●   Address: Turku, Finland

Turku Energia offered its staff the chance to participate in WWF's voluntary oil spill containment training.© Turku Energia


The two-day training included teaching of theory as well as practical exercises. The volunteer participants were staff members of Turku Energia and the City of Turku.


The training increased staff's knowledge concerning the oil spill risks in Turku Archipelago area, as well as improved the preparation for possible emergency situations. All participants were willing to give their contact information in case of the oil spill accidents. 

Background information

The voluntary training was part of the Turku Energia's Baltic Sea Challenge actions.

© Turku Energia

Further information

Name: Minna Niemelä   ●  Email: minna.niemela (a)   ●  Web page: