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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...

Northern Lights on PISA 2009 - focus on reading

Northern Lights on PISA 2009 - focus on reading »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Niels Egelund

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323048

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Weak Readers, Gender Issues, Basic Reading Skills, Word Decoding, Vocabulary Knowledge, Immigrant

This report aims to identify and analyze specific Nordic reading results and trends from 2000 to 2009. There is focus on weak readers and gender issues, and there are results from an analysis of two Danish national...

Economic Outlook in the Nordic Countries 2014
			: The Nordic Working Group of Economic Trends Review, autumn 2013

Economic Outlook in the Nordic Countries 2014 : The Nordic Working Group of Economic Trends Review, autumn 2013 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289326599

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Economic Outlook, Nordic Working Group, Economic Trends, Economic Situation, Nordic Countries

The Economic Outlook in the Nordic countries 2014 is the review from the Nordic Working Group of Economic Trends for the economic situation in the Nordic countries autumn 2013. The review contents as previous years...

Young workers occupational safety and health risks in the Nordic countries

Young workers occupational safety and health risks in the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Elizabeth Bengtsen , Elisabeth Framke , Pete Kines , and Anne Salmi

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289326155

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Working Environment, Swedish Presidency, Swedish ILO Committee, NIVA, OSH, Youth Employment

An attractive working environment that is inclusive and prevents work-related health problems is important to ensure that as many as possible can participate in the working life. During the Swedish presidency in th...

Scandinavia's Population Groups Originating from Developing Countries: Change and Integration

Scandinavia's Population Groups Originating from Developing Countries: Change and Integration »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Pieter Bevelander , Inge Dahlstedt , Marc Eskelund , Kasper Gehrke Pedersen , Rasmus H. Bilde , Miroslav Macura , Line Møller Hansen , and Lars Østby

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325981

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Scandinavia, Labour Demands, Family Reunification, Political Conflicts, Political Agenda, Labour Market

Scandinavia's foreign-origin population has steadily increased over the past six decades. Migration flows into the region have been linked to societal phenomena such as growing labour demands, family reunification...

Workshop on assessments of National Carbon Budgets within the Nordic Region
			: Current status and sensitivity to changes

Workshop on assessments of National Carbon Budgets within the Nordic Region : Current status and sensitivity to changes »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Kristina Hansen , Aki Koyama , Eva Podgrajsek , Anne Sofie Lansø , and Eva Thorborg Mørk

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325974

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, ECOCLIM, LAGGE, SnowCarbo, Carbon Modeling, Carbon Sinks, Future Climate

The three-day workshop organized by the three Nordic research projects, ECOCLIM, LAGGE and SnowCarbo brought together scientists and other actors from Nordic countries to communicate and discuss research on carbon...

Improving Nordic policymaking by dispelling myths on sustainable consumption

Improving Nordic policymaking by dispelling myths on sustainable consumption »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Eva Heiskanen , Helka Kuusi , Oksana Mont , and Kate Power

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325899

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Sustainability Leaders, Misconceptions, Myths, Meta-analysis, Politics of Possibility, Plethora

As Nordic countries have an ambition to be sustainability leaders, enabling sustainable consumption and lifestyles with efficient policies is an important part of reaching this goal. Research demonstrates that evid...

A matter of health and job satisfaction
			: Seniors, work and retirement in the Nordic region

A matter of health and job satisfaction : Seniors, work and retirement in the Nordic region »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Bjørn Halvorsen , and Jenny Tägtström

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325677

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Countries, Work Participation, Welfare Perspective, Labour Market, Social Insurance Systems, Discrimination

In all the Nordic countries there is a declared policy of increasing work participation among seniors. The most important reason comes from a more long-term population, generation and welfare perspective: gradually...

Environmental Hazard Classification of Metals and Metal Compounds
			:  - A Probabilistic Assessment of Classification Power for Data Generated by the T/D Protocol

Environmental Hazard Classification of Metals and Metal Compounds : - A Probabilistic Assessment of Classification Power for Data Generated by the T/D Protocol »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Jonas Falck , and Reinhard Meister

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289316637

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Transformation Protocol, Soluble Metal Compounds, Ecotoxicity, Metal Ions, OECD, Dr. Reinhard Meister

The objective of this project was to give guidance for understanding the performance and reliability of a classification rule, when applied to data generated by the transformation/dissolution (T/D) protocol. The cl...

Coexistence of genetically modified, conventional and organic crops in the Nordic countries

Coexistence of genetically modified, conventional and organic crops in the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Karina L. Vintersborg , and Svend Pedersen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289314619

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Genetically Modified, Organic Crops, Conventional Crops, Liability, Compensation, Coexistence Rules

This report describes the status of adoption or preparation of regulation of coexistence between genetically modified (GM), conventional and organic crops in the Nordic countries by the end of 2006. At the time of...