• 03 May 2019
  • Kasper Mogensen, Troels Fjordbak, Lovisa Blomqvist
  • Pages: 39
The NordCrawl2 project was done for the Nordic Nordsyn cooperation, sponsored by the Nordic Council of Ministers. Within this project the webcrawling Nordcrawl-tool was developed for market surveillance - to find missing labels and products not...
  • 03 May 2019
  • Caroline Haglund Stignor, Tommy Walfridson
  • Pages: 111
The study presented in this report has been performed for Nordsyn sponsored by the Nordic Council of Ministers. The aim of this study was to analyse if the information given on the energy labels of air-to-water heat pumps give consumers in Nordic...
  • 03 May 2019
  • Outi Rantala, Suzanne de la Barre, Brynhild Granås, Gunnar Þór Jóhannesson, Dieter K. Müller, Jarkko Saarinen, Kaarina Tervo-Kankare, Patrick T. Maher, Maaria Niskala
  • Pages: 76
The seasonal nature of tourism is increasingly receiving the attention of various actors: tourism destination planners and economic development strategists at all levels, tour operators and the diverse businesses that significantly depend on tourism,...
  • 02 May 2019
  • Helge Sigurd Næss-Schmidt, Martin Bo Westh Hansen, Sixten Rygner Holm, Bjarke Modvig Lumby
  • Pages: 81
Carbon leakage is a situation in which a policy-induced reduction in CO2 emissions domestically is followed by increased emissions abroad. We investigate from a Nordic perspective what industries are at risk of carbon leakage. We find that aluminum...
  • 26 Apr 2019
  • Vilde Hernes, Jacob Nielsen Arendt, Pernilla Andersson Joona, Kristian Rose Tronstad
  • Pages: 141
This report has been commissioned by the Labour Market Committee of the Nordic Council of Ministers. The chief aim is to provide policy-relevant knowledge by conducting a comparative analysis of refugee labour-market integration in Scandinavia....
  • 23 Apr 2019
  • Joe Papineschi, Dominic Hogg, Tanzir Chowdhury, Camilla Durrant, Alice Thomson
  • Pages: 194
At an important time in Nordic Waste Policy, as the 2018 Circular Economy Package makes significant updates to key European Union directives, this work looks back at the Nordic regulatory framework for waste from the 1970s and its effect upon waste...
  • 17 Apr 2019
  • Lene Buhl-Mortensen, Julian Mariano Burgos, Petur Steingrund, Pål Buhl-Mortensen, Steinunn H. Ólafsdóttir, Stefán Á. Ragnarsson
  • Pages: 144
This report presents results from the NovasArc project that has collated data on the distribution of vulnerable marine ecosystems (VMEs) in Arctic and sub-Arctic waters. Eleven VMEs were identified, based on management goals for coral and sponge...
  • 09 Apr 2019
  • Anine Hagemann, Isabel Bramsen
  • Pages: 55
For a long time, the Nordic countries have been a region of peace, with the ability to resolve conflicts peacefully among themselves, and a region for peace, actively promoting peace globally. Although efforts to actively brand the Nordic region are...
  • 03 Apr 2019
  • Anders Christiansen, Mette Skovbjerg, Bjørn Bauer, Kia Rose Egebæk
  • Pages: 64
Cirkulær økonomi i kommunen handler om en kredsløbsfokuseret grøn omstilling på tværs af forvaltninger og i alle kommunens aktiviteter. Igennem planlægning, myndighedsopgaver, indkøb, udbud og erhvervsfremmeindsatser kan kommunen accelerere den...
  • 02 Apr 2019
  • Ing. A. Hafner, C.H. Gabrielii, K. Widell
  • Pages: 77
Fishing vessels can be equipped with energy efficient refrigeration technology applying natural working fluids. Ammonia refrigeration systems have been the first choice, but CO2 units have also become increasingly common in the maritime sector in the...
  • 28 Mar 2019
  • Moa Tunström, Shinan Wang
  • Pages: 37
Issues related to segregation and integration are major responsibilities and challenges for cities, and a segregated urban environment can be understood as a symptom of wider social injustices. In this brief overview of current research on...
This report presents the results of a study of effective employment initiatives for refugees and reunited refugee family members who are psychologically vulnerable, have symptoms of trauma or are traumatised. The study consists of a literature study...
Rapporten formidler resultaterne af en undersøgelse af virkningsfulde beskæftigelsesindsatser for flygtninge og familiesammenførte til flygtninge, der er psykisk sårbare, har symptomer på traumer eller er traumatiserede. Undersøgelsen består af et...
  • 28 Mar 2019
  • Moa Tunström, Shinan Wang
  • Pages: 37
Problem som rör segregation och integration utgör viktiga ansvarsområden och utmaningar för städer, en segregerad stadsmiljö kan ses som ett symtom på sociala orättvisor i vidare bemärkelse. I denna kortfattade översikt av aktuell forskning om...
  • 27 Mar 2019
  • Ragnheiður Elín Árnadóttir
  • Pages: 69
Tourism is an important, growing industry in all the Nordic countries, but until recently, it has not had a particularly strong focus within the Nordic cooperation framework. This is changing rapidly, and the Nordic Council of Ministers has given a...
  • 20 Mar 2019
  • Stein Mortensen, Per Dolmer, Åsa Strand, Lars-Johan Naustvoll, Ane Timenes Laugen
  • Pages: 18
Stillahavsostronet har sedan 2007 etablerat sig i de nordiska kustvattnen. Arten anses som främmande, invasiv och därmed oönskad. Täta bestånd kan leda till ändringar i bottenhabitat. Samtidigt är detta en av världens största odlingsarter, och det...
English, Norwegian, Danish
  • 20 Mar 2019
  • Stein Mortensen, Per Dolmer, Åsa Strand, Lars-Johan Naustvoll, Ane Timenes Laugen
  • Pages: 18
The Pacific oyster has established populations in Scandinavian coastal waters. The species is considered alien and invasive and dense populations may cause changes in benthic habitats. It is, however, one of the world’s most important aquaculture...
Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
  • 20 Mar 2019
  • Stein Mortensen, Per Dolmer, Åsa Strand, Lars-Johan Naustvoll, Ane Timenes Laugen
  • Pages: 18
Siden 2007 har stillehavsøsters etableret stabile bestande i skandinaviske farvande. Arten anses som fremmed og invasiv, og er således uønsket. Kompakte bestande kan forårsage ændringer i bundforholdene. Den er dog også en af verdenens vigtigste...
English, Swedish, Norwegian
  • 19 Mar 2019
  • Anders Vestergaard Jensen, Nic Craig
  • Pages: 77
Building with wood has an untapped potential to transform the construction industry and create the next generation of low-carbon and healthy buildings. The Nordics, with an abundance of sustainably managed forest resources and a long history of...
Veterinary contingency planning in the Nordic-Baltic countries aims to prepare national veterinary administrations and stakeholders to respond speedily and effectively to an emergency situation caused by highly contagious trans-boundary viral...
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