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PPCP monitoring in the Nordic Countries - Status Report

PPCP monitoring in the Nordic Countries - Status Report »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323468

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Screening Group, Personal Care Products, Aquatic Ecosystems Group, Nordic Environmental Data, Environment Agency, Environmental Protection Agency

The Nordic Screening group is pleased to present a compilation of pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) monitoring data from the Nordic countries. The report has been prepared by Bergfald miljørådgiver...

Social Indicators in the Forest Sector in Northern Europe
			: A Review focusing on Nature-based Recreation and Tourism

Social Indicators in the Forest Sector in Northern Europe : A Review focusing on Nature-based Recreation and Tourism »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289326582

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Forest Related Social Values, Recreation Values are Growing, Recreation Environment Provided, Review of Social Indicators, Develop Monitoring Systems, Management of Sustainable Forestry

Forest related social values such as recreation values are growing in importance in North European countries. Our urbanized societies need social services from forests and other nature areas. One of the key ecosyst...

BASREC Regional Handbook on Procedures for Joint Implementation in the Baltic Sea Region
			: Version 2 June 2006

BASREC Regional Handbook on Procedures for Joint Implementation in the Baltic Sea Region : Version 2 June 2006 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289316439

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Swan Ecolabelling Scheme, Public Administration, Nordic Swan in a Policy Context, Bodies Operating the Schemes, Operating Environment, Public Funding

This report presents the third evaluation of the Nordic Swan ecolabelling scheme. The evaluation is conducted from the perspective of the public administration, and it examines the role of the Nordic Swan in a poli...

Payment for and Management of Ecosystem Services
			: Issues and Options in the Nordic Context

Payment for and Management of Ecosystem Services : Issues and Options in the Nordic Context »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Kirsten Grønvik Bråten , Henrik Lindhjem , and Marianne Zandersen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289319324

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Payment for Ecosystem Services, Environmental Policy Instrument, Direct Incentives, Nordic Countries, Preserve Biodiversity, Working Group on Environment

Payment for ecosystem services (PES) is a type of environmental policy instrument that gives the owner of a natural resource direct incentives to manage it in society's best interest. The report provides an overvie...

Validation and test of central concepts in positive work and organizational psychology
			: The second report from the Nordic project Positive factors at work

Validation and test of central concepts in positive work and organizational psychology : The second report from the Nordic project Positive factors at work »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Marit Christensen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289319195

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Positive Psychology, Organizational Psychology, Positive Work-related Phenomena, Well-being at Work, Organizational Outcomes, Healthy Work Environment

Positive psychology is about studying and understanding positive psychological phenomena - the things that work for people, organizations and societies. The insights of positive psychology have also manifested them...

Risk assessment framework for management of the factor 3 rule in the Council Decision 2003/33/EC on waste acceptance criteria

Risk assessment framework for management of the factor 3 rule in the Council Decision 2003/33/EC on waste acceptance criteria »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289319027

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Categories of Landfills, Hazardous Waste, Inorganic Components, Risks to the Environment, Risk Assessment, National Guidelines on Deviation

EU landfill directive defines three categories of landfills: landfills for inert waste, for normal waste and for hazardous waste. Criteria for which waste may be disposed at each type of landfill are also given. Th...

Assessment of marine benthic quality change in gradients of disturbance:
			: Comparison of different Scandinavian multi-metric indices

Assessment of marine benthic quality change in gradients of disturbance: : Comparison of different Scandinavian multi-metric indices »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318983

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Scandinavian Multi-metric Indices, Moderate Ecological Quality Status, Environments of Good and High EcoQS, Water Framework Directive, Organic Pollution, Moderate Ecological Quality Status

In this study we compared three Scandinavian multi-metric indices to assess marine coastal benthic ecological status in seven different gradients of disturbance related to pollution. The indices measure in differen...

The Use of Economic Instruments in Nordic and Baltic Environmental Policy 2001-2005

The Use of Economic Instruments in Nordic and Baltic Environmental Policy 2001-2005 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Helle Ørsted Nielsen , Anders Ryelund and Carey Smith National Environmental Research Institute , Mikael Skou Andersen , and Stefan Speck

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289313049

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Council of Ministers, Economic Instruments, Environmental Policy, Economy and national budget, Economic Instruments, Environment and Finance Group

This new report commissioned by the Environment and Finance Group of the Nordic Council of Ministers continues the tradition of reviewing the use of economic instruments in environmental policy in the Nordic countr...

Experiences on projects promoting sustainable lifestyles in Nordic countries

Experiences on projects promoting sustainable lifestyles in Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Sanna Ahonen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289321969

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Sustainable Consumption, Environmental Action Plan, Environmentally Adapted Production Methods, Environmentally Conscious Consumption, Environment Oriented Product Range, Sustainable Life Styles

Sustainable Consumption is a focus theme in the Environmental Action Plan 2009-2012 of the Nordic Council of Ministers. As stressed in the Plan, the Nordic countries form a joint market with the same product range...

Market efficiency in Nordic and Baltic Stock Exchanges - Final report

Market efficiency in Nordic and Baltic Stock Exchanges - Final report »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2004

ISBN: 9789289310284

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Market Efficiency in Nordic and Baltic Stock Exchanges, Securities Market Issues, Legal Environment, Foreign Investment, Individual Markets, Stock Market

The report on "Market efficiency in Nordic and Baltic Stock Exchanges" was presented by the Nordic Working Group for Securities Market Issues in May 2004. The report was based on a questionnaire sent to the Nordic...