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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,...

Polar Law Textbook II

Polar Law Textbook II »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Natalia Loukacheva

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325509

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Arctic, Antarctica, Polar Regions, Legal Developments, Law in Dealing, Polar Law Issues

Developments in the Arctic and Antarctica continue to be the subject of growing public interest and academic, political, scientific, and media discourse. The global magnitude of the changes that are currently takin...

Natural Capital in a Nordic context
			: Status and Challenges in the Decade of Biodiversity

Natural Capital in a Nordic context : Status and Challenges in the Decade of Biodiversity »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Sanna Ahvenharju , Marika Bröckl , Leonardo Mazza , Tiina Pursula , and Patrick ten Brink

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325349

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, International Approaches, Capital Accounting, Biodiversity, Ecosystems, Gaia Consulting, European Environmental Policy

The report reviews different international approaches for natural capital accounting. The five approaches reviewed are attempts to help create an improved evidence base on the links between biodiversity and ecosyst...

Tracking environmental impacts in global product chains
			:  - Rare Earth Metals and other critical metals used in the cleantech industry

Tracking environmental impacts in global product chains : - Rare Earth Metals and other critical metals used in the cleantech industry »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Jürg Hutter , Jens Johansson , Anna Larsson , Alina Pathan , Alain Schilli , and Iivo Vehviläinen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325196

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Environmental Impacts, Product Chains, REMs, Cleantech Industry Metals, Supply Chain, Solar Panels

Tracking environmental impacts in global product chains - Rare Earth Metals and other critical metals used in the cleantech industry Metals form a central part of the global economy, but their extraction and supply...

Selected Plasticisers and Additional Sweeteners in the Nordic Environment

Selected Plasticisers and Additional Sweeteners in the Nordic Environment »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Hanna Andersson , Eva Brorström-Lundén , Katarina Hansson , Lennart Kaj , Helene Lunder , Mikael Remberger , and Martin Schlabach

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289324649

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Plasticisers, Sweeteners, Pristine Environments, Phthalates, Adipates, Sewage Lines

The report Selected plasticisers and additional sweeteners in the Nordic Environment describes the findings of a Nordic environmental study. The study has been done as a screening, that is, it provides a snapshot o...

Control mechanisms for Nordic ship emissions

Control mechanisms for Nordic ship emissions »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Kjetil Martinsen , and Asbjørn Torvanger

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325165

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Shipping, Environmental Regulations, Pollution Burden, DNV, Control Mechanisms, Ship Emission

Shipping today operates under a complex set of international and domestic regulations. However, the environmental regulations have lagged behind those of other industries. This situation is now changing quite drama...

Towards a new Nordic textile commitment
			: Collection, sorting, reuse and recycling

Towards a new Nordic textile commitment : Collection, sorting, reuse and recycling »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Maria Elander , Stefán Gíslason , Nikola Kiørboe , Kari-Anne Lyng , and David Palm

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327985

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Textile Commitment, NAG, Voluntary Commitment, Textile Wastes, Waste Management, Green Growth

This report is the primary outcome from Part I of the project "Towards a new Nordic textile commitment - Collection, sorting, reuse and recycling" initiated by the Nordic Waste Group (NAG). The report for Part 2 wi...

Towards a Nordic textile strategy
			: Collection, sorting, reuse and recycling of textiles

Towards a Nordic textile strategy : Collection, sorting, reuse and recycling of textiles »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Helena Dahlbo , Maria Elander , Stefán Gíslason , Nikola Kiørboe , Kari-Anne Lyng , Katja Moliis , David Palm , Tomas Rydberg , Hanna Salmenperä , and Haben Tekie

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327947

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Textile Strategy, Textile Flows, Sorting Systems, Collection Flows, Contamination Levels, Cost

This report is the primary outcome from Part I of the project "Towards a Nordic textile strategy - Collection, sorting, reuse and recycling of textiles" initiated by the Nordic Waste Group (NAG). The report for Par...

Co-ordination of research on working hours and health in the Nordic countries
			: Working hours and Health

Co-ordination of research on working hours and health in the Nordic countries : Working hours and Health »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): J. Axelsson , B. Bjorvatn , A.H. Garde , Å.M. Hansen , M. Härmä , P.U. Hjarsbech , M. Ingre , M.Aa. Jensen , G. Kecklund , H.A. Kolstad , J.A.S. Lie , A. Lowden , D. Matre , S.V. Møller , K. Nabe-Nielsen , S. Pallesen , R. Rugulies , P. Tucker , and H.T. Vistisen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327763

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, National Research Centre, Working Hours, Working Environment, Denmark, Research Projects, Cohorts

This report presents a summary of a workshop entitled Co-ordination of research on working hours and health in the Nordic countries. The workshop was held at the National Research Centre for the Working Environment...

Global Sustainability & Human Prosperity
			:  - contribution to the Post-2015 agenda and the development of Sustainable Development Goals

Global Sustainability & Human Prosperity : - contribution to the Post-2015 agenda and the development of Sustainable Development Goals »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Marcus C Öhman , Sarah Cornell , Tim Daw , Thomas Elmqvist , Victor Galaz , Ellika Hermansson Török , Claudia Ituarte-Lima , Fredrik Moberg , Albert Norström , Åsa Persson , Garry Peterson , Johan Rockström , and Maria Schultz

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327701

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, SDG, Social Needs, Environmental Challenges, Stockholm Resilience Centre, MDG, International Agreements

The development of a Post-2015 agenda and Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs, provide a global window of opportunity to address both social needs and environmental challenges together. This discussion paper by the...