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Access and rights to forest genetic resources in the Nordic region
			: Current situation and future perspectives

Access and rights to forest genetic resources in the Nordic region : Current situation and future perspectives »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Sanna Black-Samuelsson , Ditte Christina Olrik , Gunnar Friis Proschowsky , Henrik Hallingbäck , Øyvind Meland Edvardsen , Tor Myking , Mari Rusanen , Tore Skrøppa , and Morten Walløe Tvedt

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323475

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Forest Genetic Resources, Climate Adaptation, Climate Mitigation, Forest Management, Plant Genetic Resources, Property Rights

Continued flexible exchange of forest genetic resources (FGR) in the Nordic region is important for sustainable forest management and for climate change adaptation and mitigation. For this reason, a high level poli...

Ecosystem Services in Forests
			: How to assess and value them? Nordic Workshop, Oslo, Thursday 13th September 2012 - Conference report

Ecosystem Services in Forests : How to assess and value them? Nordic Workshop, Oslo, Thursday 13th September 2012 - Conference report »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327855

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Ecosystem, Forests, Nordic Council of Ministers, Oslo, Valuation Challenges, Knowledge of Services

A Nordic Workshop on "Ecosystem Services in Forests - how to assess and value them" was held in Oslo Thursday the 13th of September 2012. During the day, 13 presentations were made, and altogether 41 participants h...

Biodiversity, carbon storage and dynamics of old northern forests

Biodiversity, carbon storage and dynamics of old northern forests »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Heleen de Wit , Erik Framstad , Erik Karltun , Markku Larjavaara , Raisa Mäkipää , and Lars Vesterdal

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325103

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Global Climate System, Nordic Countries, Greenhouse Gas Carbon Dioxide, Complex Ecosystems, Biodiversity, Old Forests

Forests play a key role in the global climate system. The Nordic countries have extensive forests with large and growing tree biomass that captures substantial amounts of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide. Nordic f...

Climate Change and Energy Systems
			: Impacts, Risks and Adaptation in the Nordic and Baltic countries

Climate Change and Energy Systems : Impacts, Risks and Adaptation in the Nordic and Baltic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Halldór Björnsson , and Thorsteinn Thorsteinsson

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289321907

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Renewable Energy, Global Energy Consumption, Fossil Fuel, Forest Growth Data, Global Circulation Models, Energy Sector

Renewable energy sources contribute 16% of the global energy consumption and most nations are working to increase the share of renewables in their total energy budget, to reduce the dependence on fossil fuel source...

The Role of Forests in Climate Change: Nordic Experience
			: The objective of this project is to discuss the role of forests in Nordic countries in climate change mitigation and discuss the possible roles of forests as a part of a cost-effective climate policy.

The Role of Forests in Climate Change: Nordic Experience : The objective of this project is to discuss the role of forests in Nordic countries in climate change mitigation and discuss the possible roles of forests as a part of a cost-effective climate policy. »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Sepul Barua , Marisa Camargo , Majella Clarke , Matias Pekkanen , Anders Portin , and Jussi Viding

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325967

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Role of Forests, Climate Change, Climate Policy, Carbon Stocks, Carbon Sinks, Ground Biomass

The objective of this project is to discuss the role of forests in Nordic countries in climate change mitigation and discuss the possible roles of forests as a part of a cost-effective climate policy. The report ai...

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 tw...

Social Indicators in the Forest Sector in Northern Europe
			: A Review focusing on Nature-based Recreation and Tourism

Social Indicators in the Forest Sector in Northern Europe : A Review focusing on Nature-based Recreation and Tourism »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289326582

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Forest Related Social Values, Recreation Values are Growing, Recreation Environment Provided, Review of Social Indicators, Develop Monitoring Systems, Management of Sustainable Forestry

Forest related social values such as recreation values are growing in importance in North European countries. Our urbanized societies need social services from forests and other nature areas. One of the key ecosyst...