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Pharmaceuticals and additives in personal care products as environmental pollutants
			: - Faroe Islands, Iceland and Greenland

Pharmaceuticals and additives in personal care products as environmental pollutants : - Faroe Islands, Iceland and Greenland »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Mímir Arnórsson, Maria Dam, Kirsten Davanger, Arntraut Goetsch, Dorte Herzke, Sandra Huber, Lennart Kaj, Inge Mortensen, Hrönn Ó. Jörundsdóttir, Mikael Remberger, Martin Schlabach, Richard Schwartson, and Jette Vester

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325615

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Pharmaceuticals, Personal Care Products, Faroe Island, Iceland, Greenland, Waste Water Treatment Systems

The application of pharmaceuticals and personal care products is substantial in industrialized and high-income north-western European societies. Faroe Island, Iceland and Greenland are part of this modern society, although s...

Parental leave, Care Policies and Gender Equalities in the Nordic Countries
			: Conference arranged by the Nordic Council of Ministers 21 - 22 October 2009, Reykjavik, Iceland

Parental leave, Care Policies and Gender Equalities in the Nordic Countries : Conference arranged by the Nordic Council of Ministers 21 - 22 October 2009, Reykjavik, Iceland »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Erla Sigurðardóttir

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320573

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Family Forms, Welfare Policies, Parental Models, Multi-ethnical Society, Gender-equality, Nordic Countries

What family forms are recognised in established Nordic and welfare policies? Which family values and parental models should be given political priority in a multi-ethnical society? Would part-time leave be ideal from a gende...

Nordic Seabird Colony Databases
			: Results of a Nordic project on seabird breeding colonies in Faroes, Greenland, Iceland, Jan Mayen and Svalbard

Nordic Seabird Colony Databases : Results of a Nordic project on seabird breeding colonies in Faroes, Greenland, Iceland, Jan Mayen and Svalbard »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Vidar Bakken, David Boertmann, Harvey Goodwin, Anders Mosbech, Bergur Olsen, Aevar Petersen, and Hallvard Ström

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289313018

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Arctic Nordic Action Plan, Seabird Colonies, Colony Survey Data, Study Plot Information, Format Harmonization, Conservation Status

Internationally important seabird resources are found in the Nordic countries (Greenland, Faeroes, Iceland, Jan Mayen, and Svalbard). To fulfill a recommendation of the Arctic Nordic Action Plan 1999, a project was carried o...

Implementing the Selfoss declaration
			: Recommendations to Nordic forestry

Implementing the Selfoss declaration : Recommendations to Nordic forestry »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320856

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Selfoss Iceland, Ministers and Secretaries, Importance of Forests, Environmental Challenges, Global Climate Change, Global Administration

In August 2008 the Ministers and Secretaries of state responsible for Forestry in the Nordic countries held a conference in Selfoss Iceland. The topic of the conference was the importance of forests in facing up two of the m...

The financial crisis and fiscal consolidation in green budgets

The financial crisis and fiscal consolidation in green budgets »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Annegrete Bruvoll, Silja Kralik, Friðrik Már Baldursson, and Haakon Vennemo

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289324793

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Fiscal Consolidation, Environmental Tax, Subsidy Reforms, Economic Efficiency, Financial Crisis, Environmental Tax Policy

This project adds insight into the potential contribution to fiscal consolidation from environmental tax and subsidy reforms, i.e. strengthening public budgets while at the same time improving economic efficiency and the env...

Handling and assessment of leachates from municipal solid waste landfills in the Nordic countries

Handling and assessment of leachates from municipal solid waste landfills in the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Ketil Harstad

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289314480

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, EU-legislation, Landfill Directive, National Leachate Monitoring Guidelines, European Legislation, Minimum Requirement Monitoring Program, Nordic Council of Ministers

EU-legislation, in particular the Landfill Directive, requires environmental monitoring of landfills, both pre- and post closure. In this report a comparison is given on national leachate monitoring guidelines in Norway, Fin...

Reporting environmental information in annual reports 
			: Analysis of legal requirements in the Nordic countries

Reporting environmental information in annual reports : Analysis of legal requirements in the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289316545

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Exploring Legal Requirements, Environmental Information, Supplementary Non-legally Required Reports, Nordic Council of Ministers by PricewaterhouseCoopers, Focus on Environmental Matters, Identify Ways of Improving Companies

This report aims at exploring legal requirements to include environmental information in annual reports as an important driver for companies' focus on environmental matters and to identify ways of improving companies' report...

Intra-Nordic Barriers to Seafood Trade

Intra-Nordic Barriers to Seafood Trade »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289315180

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Fish Industry Associations, Seafood Trade, Nordic Trade in Fishery Products, European Free Trade Association, Identifying Possible Trade Barriers, European Economic Area

A working group consisting of representatives of fish industry associations of the Nordic countries has examined the seafood trade patterns in the Nordic countries with the objective of identifying possible trade barriers an...

Environmental Assessment of Seafood Products through LCA
			: Final report of a Nordic Network project

Environmental Assessment of Seafood Products through LCA : Final report of a Nordic Network project »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2004

ISBN: 9789289310536

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, LCA of Seafood, LCA Methodology, Fishery and Aquaculture, Methodological Issues, Methodological Development, Status of LCA Methodology

A network project run has gathered researchers in the field of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and seafood to discuss and develop methodology for LCAs of seafood products.Project participants represented national projects in thi...

Halon Critical Uses and Alternatives
			: A Nordic perspective

Halon Critical Uses and Alternatives : A Nordic perspective »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289312509

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Halons, CFC's, Montreal Protocol Banned, EC Deplete the Ozone Layer Controlled Marketing, Annex 7, Extensive Internet Searching

Halons are the substances which are most harmful to the ozone layer, their potential to destroy ozone being three to ten times higher than that of CFC's (chlorofluorocarbons). Under the Montreal Protocol, halon production in...