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  • 26 Jun 2013
  • Bjarte Bogstad, Stuart Reeves, Anna Rindorf, Jörn Schmidt, Yvonne Walther
  • Pages: 42
The report describes a framework that can be used to identify the most important trade-offs in ecosystem based fisheries management. The framework contains a description of how to identify the border between the science and policy domains, how to...
  • 26 Feb 2015
  • Helena Dahlbo, Maria Elander, Stefán Gíslason, Ole Jørgen Hanssen, Nikola Kiørboe, David Palm, Hanna Salmenperä, David Watson, Are-Severin Ingulfsvann, Øystein Nystad, Synnøve Rubach
  • Pages: 270
Based on the results, a specific action plan has been formed consisting of four main actions; 1. Create a West Nordic Bioeconomy panel, 2. Establish an interdisciplinary Centre of Excellence (CoE) for the West Nordic region, 3. Arctic bioeconomy II –...
This protocol was developed and subsequently tested in 2012-2015 by Nordic test and research institutes, with Danish Technological Institute (DTI) as project manager. This protocol describes a potential standardized procedure for measurements of BC...
The present inspiration catalogue is compiled as a follow-up to the Nordic Plan of Action on Better Health and Quality of Life Through Food and Physical Activity. The catalogue is the first of a series planned for release every other year. The...
  • 09 Jul 2014
  • Kristine Fiksen, Marius Holm Rennesund, Berit Tennbakk, Justin Wolst
  • Pages: 56
Implementation of the Energy Efficiency Directive in the Nordic countries may affect the development of a common Nordic end-user market in electricity. As the period up to 2020 is too short to develop harmonized energy efficiency policy measures, we...
  • 31 May 2011
  • Henrik Duer, Pernille Øvre Ritnagel, Camilla Rosenhagen
  • Pages: 95
The report discusses how economic instruments can be used to reduce CO2 emissions from passenger cars in the Nordic countries. The analysis indicate that The registration tax and the annual circulation tax can contribute to a reduction in the average...
  • 27 Jun 2013
  • Bjørn Halvorsen, Jenny Tägtström
  • Pages: 58
In all the Nordic countries there is a declared policy of increasing work participation among seniors. The most important reason comes from a more long-term population, generation and welfare perspective: gradually, as more and more older people live...
  • 18 Aug 2011
  • Tommi Ekholm, Tomi Lindroos
  • Pages: 42
This report presents the results from a research project ”Long term impact of the Copenhagen accord regarding the 2 degree target”, done at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland during autumn 2010 and winter 2011 for the Nordic Ad Hoc Group on...
  • 20 Oct 2008
  • Guðmundur Halldórsson, Edda Sigurdis Oddsdottir, Bjarni Didrik Sigurdsson
  • Pages: 120
The Nordic project AFFORNORD studied the effects of afforestation on ecosystems, landscape and rural development in the years 2004–2006. Forests play a major role in the environment and economy of the Nordic countries. In historical times, extensive...
There is a growing concern in the population in the Nordic countries regarding the health impact in connection with the releases of odour and bioaerosols as allergens and other compounds from the agricultural sector. Complaints from neighbours to...
  • 14 Nov 2019
  • Sofia Målberg, Adam Edström, Torbjörn Jonsson
  • Pages: 27
Testbeds are pivotal in developing and deploying 5G infrastructure in the Nordic and Baltic region. This publication investigates the challenges, potentials and opportunities in a differentiated 5G regional landscape based on a SWOT analysis and...
  • 29 May 2012
  • Sanna Black-Samuelsson, Øyvind Meland Edvardsen, Henrik Hallingbäck, Tor Myking, Ditte Christina Olrik, Gunnar Friis Proschowsky, Mari Rusanen, Tore Skrøppa, Morten Walløe Tvedt
  • Pages: 27
Continued flexible exchange of forest genetic resources (FGR) in the Nordic region is important for sustainable forest management and for climate change adaptation and mitigation. For this reason, a high level political initiative identified a need...
  • 30 Nov 2009
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 113
Accessibility to cultural heritage is about consciousness, knowledge, creativity and balance Heritage has meaning only through its encounter with people. This report shows how accessibility questions are being addressed through practical examples...
  • 30 Mar 2015
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 113
Accounting rules and procedures will dictate how progress is tracked for various possible types of mitigation contributions that might be included in the 2015 agreement and how their achievement will be determined.
  • 11 Nov 2009
  • David Bendz, Ole Hjelmar, Tommi Kaartinen, Jutta Laine-Ylijoki, Margareta Wahlström
  • Pages: 51
The EU regulation of landfill aims to the safe disposal of waste in the long term. The regulation requires the collection of information on waste characteristics before landfilling. Acid neutralization capacity (ANC) of waste has been included in...
Priority actions that will help counteracting the declining trends in seabird populations in Western-Nordic areas including Scotland are presented in the report Action plan for seabirds in Western-Nordic areas, Report from an international workshop,...
  • 08 Apr 2014
  • Anja Marie Bundgaard, Carl Dalhammar, Erika Machacek, Arne Remmen, Kristina Overgaard Zacho
  • Pages: 269
The European Union has initiated a number of initiatives to improve resource efficiency in Europe. The Ecodesign Directive is one of the policy instruments that could aid the transition towards a more resource efficient economy. So far, the Directive...
  • 18 May 2015
  • Torben Fridberg, Anders Rosdahl, Vivika Halapuu, Aune Valk, Antero Malin, Raija Hämäläinen, Anders Fremming Anderssen, Birgit Bjorkeng, Hanne Størset, Jonas Sønnesyn, Ann-Charlotte Larsson, Patrik Lind, Erik Mellander
  • Pages: 317
Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Norway, and Sweden participated in the first round of the International Survey of Adults’ Skills. The survey is a product of the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) led by the...
  • 24 Mar 2014
  • Statistics Sweden
  • Pages: 85
The labour force in Nordic countries will change over the next few years. Absent additional pension policy changes, a majority of working persons age 50 and older will retire by 2020. Average retirement age varies by educational level, field of study...
  • 25 Aug 2006
  • Ari-Pekka Auvinen, Anders Glimskär, Gudmundur A. Gudmundsson, Gregor Levin, Bo Normander, Odd Stabbetorp
  • Pages: 47
The Nordic countries have a common goal to halt the decline in biological diversity by 2010. Indicators and indices are important tools to describe the development in biodiversity and hence evaluate the 2010-target. At a workshop held in March 2006,...
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