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AFFORNORD
			: Effects on Ecosystems, Landscape and Rural Development

AFFORNORD : Effects on Ecosystems, Landscape and Rural Development »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Bjarni Didrik Sigurdsson , Gudmundur Halldorsson , and Edda Sigurdis Oddsdottir

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289317184

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, AFFORNORD, Afforestation, Ecosystems, Nordic Countries, Biodiversity, Landscape Dynamics

The Nordic project AFFORNORD studied the effects of afforestation on ecosystems, landscape and rural development in the years 2004-2006. Forests play a major role in the environment and economy of the Nordic countr...

Age at retirement by educational background in Nordic countries

Age at retirement by educational background in Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289326667

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Labour Force, Nordic Countries, Retirement Age, Absent Additional Pension Policy Changes, Educational Level, Field of Study

The labour force in Nordic countries will change over the next few years. Absent additional pension policy changes, a majority of working persons age 50 and older will retire by 2020. Average retirement age varies...

Balancing protection and prosecution in anti-trafficking policies
			: A comparative analysis of reflection periods and related temporary residence permits for victims of trafficking in the Nordic countries, Belgium and Italy

Balancing protection and prosecution in anti-trafficking policies : A comparative analysis of reflection periods and related temporary residence permits for victims of trafficking in the Nordic countries, Belgium and Italy »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Anette Brunovskis

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289324236

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Trafficking, European Countries, Reflection Period, Victim Protection, Traffickers, Nordic Countries

When victims of trafficking are identified in a country of destination, they are often in a situation marked by lack of clarity. In response to this, most European countries have a so-called reflection period for v...

Baltic Sea Region Testing Ground Facility
			: Status after 10 year

Baltic Sea Region Testing Ground Facility : Status after 10 year »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Jørgen Abildgaard , and Marianne Zandersen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289316002

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Technical and Political Work of Ministers, Nordic Council of Ministers, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Joint Implementation Set-up, Nordic Countries

This report gives an overview of the technical and political work of the Nordic Council of Ministers since 1993 to create a Joint Implementation set-up that mitigates greenhouse gas emissions at least costs with mu...

Chemicals from Marine Fish Farms
			: Monitoring of chemicals from marine fish farms in Nordic environments - veterinary medicines, biocides and persistent organic contaminants

Chemicals from Marine Fish Farms : Monitoring of chemicals from marine fish farms in Nordic environments - veterinary medicines, biocides and persistent organic contaminants »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Maria Dam , Reinhold Fieler , Kim Gustavson , Gitte I. Petersen , Claus Jørgensen , Magnus P. Magnussen , Jostein Solbakken , and Eva Yngvadottir

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318402

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), PCB, Nordic Fish Farms, Nordic Countries, Veterinary Medicines, Antibiotic Resistance

Fish from Nordic fish farms have been criticized for containing "too high" concentrations of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) among others dioxin and PCB. These allegations have caused debate and may have a neg...

Climate Change and Cultural Heritage in the Nordic Countries

Climate Change and Cultural Heritage in the Nordic Countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Anne S. Kaslegard

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289321952

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Climate Change, Cultural Heritage Sites, Cultural Environments, Seven Nordic Countries, Anticipated Effects of Climate Change, Collaboration

The project Effects of Climate Change on Cultural Heritage Sites and Cultural Environments is a collaboration between the cultural heritage administrations of seven Nordic countries: Iceland, Greenland, the Faeroe...

Collection & recycling of plastic waste
			: Improvements in existing collection and recycling systems in the Nordic countries

Collection & recycling of plastic waste : Improvements in existing collection and recycling systems in the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Malin Zu Castell-Rüdenhausen , Anna Fråne , Stefán Gíslason , Søren Løkke , Kari-Anne Lyng , Åsa Stenmarck , and Margareta Wahlström

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289328043

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Plastic Waste, Nordic Countries, Plastic Packaging Waste, Green Growth Initiative, Green Growth the Nordic Way, MSW Sources

The first report from the project "Improvements in existing collection and recycling systems for plastic waste from households and other municipal waste sources" is focused on describing the existing situation when...

The Common Nordic Labour Market at 50

The Common Nordic Labour Market at 50 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Peder J. Pedersen , Marianne Røed , and Eskil Wadensjö

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289316910

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Countries, Labour Mobility, Intra-Nordic Mobility, Intra-Nordic Migrants, Nordic Labour Market Agreement, Nordic Area

In 1954 the Nordic countries entered a formal agreement on free labour mobility. Migration profiles have changed very much over the years since then. The Nordic agreement on free mobility is however still a clear a...

Controlling Emissions from Wood Burning
			: Legislation and Regulations in Nordic Countries to Control Emissions from Residential Wood Burning An examination of Past Experience

Controlling Emissions from Wood Burning : Legislation and Regulations in Nordic Countries to Control Emissions from Residential Wood Burning An examination of Past Experience »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Svante Bodin , and Thomas Levander

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327428

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, ICCI, Arctic Cooperation Program, Black Carbon, Emissions, Nordic Countries, Wood Burning

This report has been produced by the International Cryosphere Climate Initiative (ICCI) under a grant from the Nordic Council of Ministers under its Arctic Cooperation Program, as part of a pilot project to reduce...

Developing the co-operation between the established less formal Nordic approaches to eco-management and eco-certification systems
			: Part 1

Developing the co-operation between the established less formal Nordic approaches to eco-management and eco-certification systems : Part 1 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Ann-Christine Eriksson , and Mira Jarkko

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289319010

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Environmental Management System (EMS), Small and Medium Enterprises (SME), EMAS Standards, Eco-management, Eco-certification, Nordic Countries

Environmental management system (EMS) based on either the ISO14001 or EMAS standards require a lot of resources (both time and money). Small and medium enterprises (SME) often prefer less formal systems because of...