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Flexible emission fees
			: An incentive for driving sustainable production and consumption

Flexible emission fees : An incentive for driving sustainable production and consumption »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Magnus Enell

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323352

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Green Economy, Price of Pollution, Pollution Fees, Flexible Fee, Höglund, Price Discovery

This report explores the urgent question of how to transition to a green economy. If the price of pollution becomes the same as the price to not pollute, i.e. the investment required for a non-polluting solution, c...

Valuation of Ecosystem Services from Nordic Watersheds
			: From awareness raising to policy support? (VALUESHED)

Valuation of Ecosystem Services from Nordic Watersheds : From awareness raising to policy support? (VALUESHED) »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Silje Holen , Henrik Lindhjem , Kristin Magnussen , and David N. Barton

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323192

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Monetary Indicators, Capturing Value, Policy-makers, Priority Setting, Economic Valuation, Instrument Design

The emergence of the ecosystem services concept suggests that economic valuation studies are already fulfilling a role in raising awareness by demonstrating the loss of nature's goods and services using monetary in...

Literature Review on Residues of Anticoagulant Rodenticides in Non-Target Animals

Literature Review on Residues of Anticoagulant Rodenticides in Non-Target Animals »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Sanna Koivisto , Senja Laakso , and Kati Suomalainen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320634

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Anticoagulant, Pest Rodents, Rodenticides, Poisoned Rodents, Avian, Mammalian Predators

Anticoagulant rodenticides are the principal means of controlling pest rodents in the Nordic countries. Due to the intrinsic properties of second generation anticoagulants, i.e. extremely slow elimination from the...

Arctic Social Indicators
			: A follow-up to the Arctic Human Development Report

Arctic Social Indicators : A follow-up to the Arctic Human Development Report »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Gail Fondahl , Joan Nymand Larsen , and Peter Schweitzer

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320078

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, AHDR, SDWG, Maturation, Science-driven Report, Human Dimension, SCPAR

This report is a result of and follow-up to the Arctic Human Development Report (AHDR), which appeared in 2004 and had been conducted under the auspices of the Arctic Council's Sustainable Development Working Group...

Knowledge Infrastructure for the Fifth Freedom in the Baltic Sea Area

Knowledge Infrastructure for the Fifth Freedom in the Baltic Sea Area »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Erik Elmroth

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320207

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Knowledge Infrastructure, ICT, European Union, Fifth Freedom, Globalization of Research, Disruptive Technologies

There is an outstanding window of opportunity to place the Nordic and Baltic Sea countries at the forefront of knowledge infrastructure for science and innovation. By fully mobilizing research, education, training,...

REACH Trigger for Information on Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC)
			:  - An Assessment of the 0.1% Limit in Articles

REACH Trigger for Information on Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) : - An Assessment of the 0.1% Limit in Articles »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289319980

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, European Regulation on Chemicals, REACH, Articles, Furniture, Tools, Obligations for Articles

The European regulation on chemicals, REACH, introduces new information obligations for articles that contain substances of very high concern (SVHC). For such articles, producers and importers have substantial info...

New POPs in marine mammals in Nordic Arctic and NE Atlantic areas during three decades

New POPs in marine mammals in Nordic Arctic and NE Atlantic areas during three decades »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Guðjón A. Auðunsson , Gísli A. Víkingsson , Dorete Bloch , Maria Dam , Bjarni Mikkelsen , Anuschka Polder , Frank Rigét , Anna Rotander , Kjetil Sagerup , Bert van Bavel , and Geir Wing Gabrielsen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322829

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Marine Mammals, Large Fat Stores, Environmental Pollutants, Toxic Pollutants, Contaminants, Flame Retardants

Marine mammals hold a special position in the hearts of people inhabiting Nordic Arctic areas and in coastal communities around the North Atlantic Ocean as they are an essential part of the diet and traditional lif...

Waterbird Populations and Pressures in the Baltic Sea

Waterbird Populations and Pressures in the Baltic Sea »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Jochen Bellebaum , Szymon Bzoma , Mindaugas Dagys , Jan Durinck , Stefan Garthe , Gennady Grishanov , Martti Hario , Stefan Heinänen , Jan Jacob Kieckbusch , Ib Krag Petersen , Jan Kube , Andres Kuresoo , Kjell Larsson , Leho Luigujoe , Wodzimierz Meissner , Markku Mikkola Roos , Leif Nilsson , Stefan Pihl , Henrik Skov , Nicole Sonntag , Antra Stipniece , Andy Stock , Hans W. Nehls , and Ramnas Žydelis

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322492

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Wintering Waterbirds, Census, Baltic Sea, Herbivorous Species, Seaducks, Offshore Distribution

This report outlines the results of the internationally coordinated census of wintering waterbirds in the Baltic Sea 2007-2009 undertaken under the SOWBAS project (Status of wintering Waterbird populations in the B...

Nordic Cooperation with Russia in Education and Research

Nordic Cooperation with Russia in Education and Research »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Eeva Korteniemi

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322508

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Bilateral, Intergovernmental, EU Levels, Bilateral Education, Bilateral Research, Aleksanteri Institute

This study maps current and planned education and research cooperation that the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden) have with Russia. The study includes bilateral, Nordic, regional, inte...

Public Health - ethical issues

Public Health - ethical issues »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Sirpa Soini

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322348

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Committee, Bioethics, Reykjavik, Ethical Issues, Public Health, Individual Freedom

The Nordic Committee on Bioethics organised a conference in Reykjavik in August 2010 to discuss ethical issues relating to public health. The speakers of the conference have contributed to this book, which offers w...