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Endocrine disrupters - consumer protection by soft regulatory measures

Endocrine disrupters - consumer protection by soft regulatory measures »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Esben Würtz Sørensen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289321990

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Ministers Environment, Health was a Prioritized Subject, Nordic Workshops, Endocrine Disruptors, Combination Effects, Workshop Presentations

During the 2010 Danish Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers environment and health was a prioritized subject. The aim was enhanced Nordic information exchange. To support this aim a number of Nordic worksh...

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...

Factors affecting occupational safety and health of foreign farm workers in Nordic countries

Factors affecting occupational safety and health of foreign farm workers in Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Anders Danielson , Risto H. Rautiainen , Kim Kaustell , Anne Marie Heiberg , and Tiina Mattila

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323611

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Working Environment Committee, Nordic Council of Ministers, Occupational Safety, Safety Communication, Agricultural Workers, Nordic Countries

This report is the result of a project financed by the Working Environment Committee of the Nordic Council of Ministers with the purpose to identify essential factors affecting occupational safety and health of for...

Bioenergy in the Nordic-Baltic-NW Russian Region
			: Status, barriers and future

Bioenergy in the Nordic-Baltic-NW Russian Region : Status, barriers and future »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Antti Asikainen , Arunas Bruzgulis , Aija Budreiko , Claus Felby , Karin Hansen , Satu Helynen , Jakob Hirsmark , Morten Ingerslev , Lars-Erik Larsson , Kenk Nyström , Henn Pärn , and Johan Vinterbäck

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289313636

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Bioenergy, Agricultural Crops, Sustainable Energy Supply, Biofuels, Economy and Environment, Bioenergy Chain

The status of use of bioenergy, the current barriers for increased use and the future use of bioenergy in the Nordic-Baltic-NW Russian region is described in this report. In this region, forests are abundant and a...

Increased exchange in the Building Sector
			: Network for joint R&D - Nibcor Phase 1&2

Increased exchange in the Building Sector : Network for joint R&D - Nibcor Phase 1&2 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Lone Møller Sørensen , and Kristian Storgaard

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318495

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Collaboration, Comparative Analysis, Building Sector, Nibcor Project, Digital Built Environment, Industrial Complex

In November 2004 the Nordic Council of Ministers together with the Nordic countries, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland decided to initiate a collaboration by approving an action plan for improved co-operation b...

Nordic Climate Policy
			: A Case Study on Efficient Policy Measures

Nordic Climate Policy : A Case Study on Efficient Policy Measures »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327558

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, GHG Emissions, Terms of a Good Environment, Climate Policies, World Resources Institute, Story of Climate Policy, International Network

The Nordic countries are often seen as green both in terms of a good environment and being capable of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. This report is concerned with the development in GHG emissions over tim...

Threshold of Toxicological Concern (TTC)
			: Literature review and applicability

Threshold of Toxicological Concern (TTC) : Literature review and applicability »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289311960

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Food Contact Articles, Flavouring Substances, Analysis of the Toxicological, Human Health and the Environment, Industrial Chemicals, Risk Assessment

In the regulation of food contact articles and flavouring substances, the TTC concept (Threshold of Toxicological Concern) has been developed as a substitute for substance-specific information. The TTC concept is b...

Marine spatial planning in the Nordic region
			: Principles, Perspectives and Opportunities - Outcomes from the Nordic Forum on MPAs in Marine Spatial Planning

Marine spatial planning in the Nordic region : Principles, Perspectives and Opportunities - Outcomes from the Nordic Forum on MPAs in Marine Spatial Planning »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Mette Blæsbjerg , Thomas Kirk Sørensen , Janet Pawlak , and Ole Vestergaard

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318563

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Marine Environment, Marine Spatial Planning, Nordic Forum on MPAs in Marine Spatial Planning, Nordic Council of Ministers, Nordic MSP Activities, Nordic Workshop

Increasing demands on resources in the marine area are compromising the future viability of the marine environment and in recent years the need to pursue new approaches for a sustainable use of our seas has become...

Atmospheric and catchment mercury concentrations and fluxes in Fennoscandia

Atmospheric and catchment mercury concentrations and fluxes in Fennoscandia »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Katrine Aspmo Pfaffhuber , Torunn Berg , Hannele Hakola , Katriina Kyllönen , John Munthe , Petri Porvari , Matti Verta , and Ingvar Wängberg

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289321624

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Measurements in Southern Fennoscandia, Reduction Controls in EU Countries, Arctic Environment, Methyl Mercury Formation, Mercury Mobilization, General Predictions

Measurements in Southern Fennoscandia show a weak declining trend in mercury deposition which can be attributed to reduction controls in EU countries. Deposition of mercury in Arctic areas is likely to be governed...

Developing the co-operation between the established less formal Nordic approaches to eco-management and eco-certification systems
			: Part 2

Developing the co-operation between the established less formal Nordic approaches to eco-management and eco-certification systems : Part 2 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320962

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Eco-mamagement Systems, Small and Medium Enterprises, Diploma Schemes, Environmental Training for Personnel, Nordic Environment Network, Nordic Cooperation Between Existing EMS

The project fase 1 has reviewed five estbablished Nordic eco-mamagement systems (EMS) for small and medium enterprises (report TN 2009/558). These systems are different and this is problematical for companies opera...