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Aggregation of indicators for biological diversity in the Nordic countries
			: Proceedings and recommendations from the workshop at Tune Landboskole, Denmark, 29 - 30 March 2006

Aggregation of indicators for biological diversity in the Nordic countries : Proceedings and recommendations from the workshop at Tune Landboskole, Denmark, 29 - 30 March 2006 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Gudmundur A. Gudmundsson , Ari-Pekka Auvinen , Anders Glimskär , Gregor Levin , Bo Normander , and Odd Stabbetorp

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289313711

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Common Goal, Biodiversity, Species Abundance, Species Composition, Habitat Structure, Nordic Biodiversity Index

The Nordic countries have a common goal to halt the decline in biological diversity by 2010. Indicators and indices are important tools to describe the development in biodiversity and hence evaluate the 2010-target...

Enhanced incentives for mitigation efforts in the Land Use.
			: Land Use Change and Forestry sector in the next global climate change agreement

Enhanced incentives for mitigation efforts in the Land Use. : Land Use Change and Forestry sector in the next global climate change agreement »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Jón Guðmundsson , Sten Gyldenkaerne , Gro Hylen , Mattias Lundblad , Hans Petersson , Kim Pingoud , Michelle Slaney , Tarja Tuomainen , and Lars Vesterdal

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318969

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, COP 15 Group, Climate Change, Technology Transfer, Legal Issues, Deforestation, LULUCF-sector

The Nordic Council of Ministers has set up the Nordic COP 15 Group to help achieve a successful outcome in the climate change negotiations at COP 15 in Copenhagen in December 2009. The Nordic COP 15 Group have iden...

Source-Receptor and Inverse Modelling to quantify urban PARTiculate emissions (SRIMPART)

Source-Receptor and Inverse Modelling to quantify urban PARTiculate emissions (SRIMPART) »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Bruce Denby , Christer Johansson , Matthias Karl , Ari Karppinen , Matthias Ketzel , Jaakko Kukkonen , Herdis Laupsa , Mia Pohjola , and Peter Wåhlin

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289319065

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Airborne Particulate Matter, Health Risk, Emission Sources, SRIMPART, Receptor Modelling, Inverse Modelling

Airborne particulate matter (PM) is considered to be a significant health risk for humans. Yet, concentration levels in much of Europe still remain high. One of the major emission sources of primary PM2.5 (airborne...

Northern Lights on PISA 2006
			: Differences and similarities in the Nordic countries

Northern Lights on PISA 2006 : Differences and similarities in the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Tomas Matti

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318815

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Anthology, Syllabuses, PISA 2006, Socio-economic Status, Third Edition, Faroe Islands

Much is similar in the Nordic countries. But much is also different. The purpose of this anthology is to study the Nordic countries from some different perspectives by using data from PISA 2006. How different are t...

The Next Big Thing?
			: Trends Shaping Nordic Innovation

The Next Big Thing? : Trends Shaping Nordic Innovation »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Jørn Bang Andersen , and Patrick Crehan

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318839

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Innovation, Economic Development, Globalisation, Climate Change, Nordic Co-operation, European Union

The Next Big Thing? Trends Shaping Nordic Innovation is written for people interested in and working with the issues of innovation, economic development, globalisation and climate change, and how these issues impac...

Sports Nutrition Products
			: A Nordic Consumer Study

Sports Nutrition Products : A Nordic Consumer Study »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Mari Bjerck , Siv Elin Ånestad , Benedicte Hauge , and Alexander Schjøll

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318600

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Consumers' Behaviours, Sports Nutrition, Ethnographic, Nutrition Products, Weight-lifting, Bicycling

This report examines the Nordic consumers' behaviours and attitudes in the sports nutrition category. The methodological approach has consisted of three components, two focus groups with users of sports nutrition p...

Products in household waste
			: An exploratory study in the Nordic Countries

Products in household waste : An exploratory study in the Nordic Countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Thomas Lindhqvist , and Åke Thidell

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318525

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Household Waste, Waste Flow Composition, Electrical Equipment, Electronic Equipment, Furniture, Waste Analysis

The generation of household waste is increasing at least as fast as consumption. More and more products are produced, bought, consumed and discarded. The question is where do all these products end up? The aim of t...

Abatement control and regulation of emission and ambient concentration of odour and allergens from livestock farming

Abatement control and regulation of emission and ambient concentration of odour and allergens from livestock farming »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Mona Arnold , Albert Bleeker , Jakob Bønløkke , Ole Hertel , Per Løfstrøm , Katja Pupiti , Torben Sigsgaard , and Peter Vangsbo Madsen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318372

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Population, Health Impact, Agricultural Sector, Animal Households, Urban Population, Bioaerosols

There is a growing concern in the population in the Nordic countries regarding the health impact in connection with the releases of odour and bioaerosols as allergens and other compounds from the agricultural secto...

Alkaloids in edible lupin seeds
			: A toxicological review and recommendations

Alkaloids in edible lupin seeds : A toxicological review and recommendations »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Jørn Gry , and Kirsten Pilegaard

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318020

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Toxicity Data, Natural Toxicants, Lupin Seeds, Quinolizidin Alkaloids, Substituting Wheat, Safe Use

The report reviews the toxicity data on inherent natural toxicants in lupin seeds, especially quinolizidin alkaloids. Lupin seeds are increasingly used in the Nordic countries, partially substituting wheat flour in...

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...