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Nordic Biosphere Reserves
			: Experiences and Co-operation

Nordic Biosphere Reserves : Experiences and Co-operation »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Olof Olsson , Maria Thorell , and Elisabeth Undén

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289311977

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, UNESCO Biosphere, Biodiversity, NordMAB, Nordic Countries, Baltic Countries, North Vidzeme Biosphere

The UNESCO biosphere reserve concept is recommended as a working tool for sustainable development and the preservation of biodiversity. In this report experience of the concept from six countries in the Nordic and...

Urban Patterns of Growth
			: The Geography of Suppliers of High-Tech Companies in the Nordic Countries

Urban Patterns of Growth : The Geography of Suppliers of High-Tech Companies in the Nordic Countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Marcus Adolphson , Niels Boje Groth , Heikki Eskelinen , Olaf Foss , Frants Gundersen , Mats Johansson , Timo Lautanen , Pasi Saukkonen , and Lars Winther

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289324717

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Urban Patterns of Growth, Nordic Regional Policy, Co-operation Programme, Nordic Countries, Economic Growth, Case Studies

Urban Patterns of Growth was carried out for the preparation of the Nordic regional policy co-operation programme 2013-2016 and national regional policies in the Nordic countries. A key issue is the concentration o...

Unified Reporting to the Nordic Product Registers

Unified Reporting to the Nordic Product Registers »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Per Henrik Johansen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318747

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Countries, Software Model, Joint Reporting Tool, Nordic Product Registers, Fat-client Paradigm, Development Plans

The Nordic Product Registers has since 2003 been working on harmonizing the reporting process for companies in the Nordic countries. The objective of this report is to clarify the technical solution needed to accom...

Instruments for Waste Prevention and Promoting Material Efficiency
			: A Nordic Review

Instruments for Waste Prevention and Promoting Material Efficiency : A Nordic Review »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Kaarina Huhtinen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318617

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Waste Prevention, National Waste Prevention, Nordic Experts, Nordic Countries, Waste Prevention Strategies, Environmental Strategies

Waste quantities in most EU countries are growing. To reverse this trend we need effective waste prevention policy instruments. In the new waste framework directive the EU demands member states to establish nationa...

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...

Mainstreaming GPP in the Nordic countries - a scoping study

Mainstreaming GPP in the Nordic countries - a scoping study »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Isa-Maria Bergman , Rikke Dreyer , Elva Rakel Jonsdottír , Annie Ståhlberg , and Martin Standley

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323154

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Green Public Procurement, Nordic Countries, Public Procurement, Nordic Council of Ministers, Sustainable Consumption, Sustainable Production

This report contains the results of a scoping study on the potential for mainstreaming green public procurement in the Nordic countries. The report gives recommendations on how green public procurement can be bette...

Publikation: Parental leave, childcare and gender equality in the Nordic countries

Publikation: Parental leave, childcare and gender equality in the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Guðný Björk Eydal , Berit Brandth , Ann-Zofie Duvander , Johanna Lammi-Taskula , Tine Rostgaard , and Ingólfur V. Gíslason

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289322782

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Countries, Area of Gender Equality, Nordic Societies, Childcare, Household, Rights and Obligations

The Nordic countries are often seen as pioneers in the area of gender equality. It is true that the position of women in Nordic societies is generally stronger than in the rest of the world. There is an explicit dr...

Harmonizing methods for the determination of dioxins in food

Harmonizing methods for the determination of dioxins in food »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Arne Büchert

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289314541

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Sample Treatment, Analytical Methodology, Determination of Dioxin, Nordic Countries, Equipment and Analytical Methods, Nordic Dioxin Laboratories

Methods for sampling and sample treatment as well as the analytical methodology for determination of dioxin and dioxin-like PCBs in food have been discussed and evaluated at 2 workshops with participation from all...

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...

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...