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  • 11 Nov 2005
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 72
Halons are the substances which are most harmful to the ozone layer, their potential to destroy ozone being three to ten times higher than that of CFC's (chlorofluorocarbons). Under the Montreal Protocol, halon production in the developed countries...
EU-legislation, in particular the Landfill Directive, requires environmental monitoring of landfills, both pre- and post closure. In this report a comparison is given on national leachate monitoring guidelines in Norway, Finland, Denmark, Sweden and...
  • 31 Jan 2007
  • Arne Büchert
  • Pages: 67
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 Nordic countries. It was found that...
  • 04 Jun 2008
  • Anders Bignert, Martin Larsen, Susan Londesborough, Britta Pedersen, Jakob Strand
  • Pages: 64
Hazardous substances, both heavy metals and some man-made organic chemicals, are today widely distributed in the Baltic marine environment. Elevated levels of especially toxic contaminants are of concern, because they can pose a risk to sensitive...
  • 01 Feb 2017
  • Åsa Stenmarck, Anna Fråne, Margareta Wahlström, Elin L. Belleza, Niels Busch, Åge Larsen
  • Pages: 119
The aim of the project is to create knowledge on how plastics recycling can increase without increasing the risk of emitting hazardous substances to the environment.The first general conclusion is that to be able to increase recycling there are...
  • 12 May 2016
  • Margareta Wahlström, Jutta Laine-Ylijoki, Ola Wik, Anke Oberender, Ole Hjelmar
  • Pages: 120
In European legislation, waste is classified either as hazardous or non-hazardous. Hazardous waste is a waste that due to its (intrinsic) chemical or other properties poses a risk to the environment and/or human health.
  • 10 Apr 2005
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 169
The Nordic countries have reached a stage where the national level of development in the use of IT applications has extended to a Nordic level. This is partly a result of the Collaborative Net-work of Nordic eHealth Competence Centres, a voluntary...
  • 29 Oct 2018
  • Janne Fritt-Rasmussen, Susse Wegeberg, Kim Gustavson, Kristin Rist Sørheim, Per S. Jørgensen, Kirsten Daling, Ossi Tonteri, Jens Peter Holst-Andersen
  • Pages: 89
Shipping activities across the Artic are expected to increase with decreasing sea ice cover, thus increasing the risk of oil spills. Heavy Fuel Oil (HFO, a mixture of residual fuel and distillate diluent) is often used as fuel in marine vessels as it...
  • 10 Apr 2008
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 91
The objective of this report is to review the relevant information on a brominated flame retardant hexabromocyclododecane (HBCDD) in relation to the screening criteria of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) and of the...
The Nordic countries have a lot in common. We share the same values and culture in education, and vulnerable subjects face many of the same challenges across the Region. This makes it advantageous for us to work together on enhancing Nordic...
  • 23 Apr 2015
  • Mari Elken, Elisabeth Hovdhaugen, Jannecke Wiers-Jenssen
  • Pages: 149
The Nordic agreement on admission to higher education aims to ensure that in all the Nordic countries applicants to higher education from another Nordic country should be considered for admission on the same or equivalent basis as local applicants.
The vision of the Nordic council of Ministers for the Nordic region is built on visibility and international engagement. In research and education, the aim is to strengthen international competitiveness and safeguard a leading position in knowledge...
  • 18 Aug 2005
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 328
Nordic countries are often thought to have broadly similar housing policies, because they have traditionally had similar policies in areas like education, health care and social services based on shared fundamental values. In housing, however, these...
  • 14 Jul 2008
  • Anna-Karin Jönbrink, Hans Eric Melin
  • Pages: 84
Eco-design presents an integrated approach to develop products with as small environmental footprint as possible taking a life-cycle perspective. However, still, the vast majority of manufacturing companies do not use eco-design, or at least they do...
  • 17 Apr 2018
  • Irene Mattisson, Lilianne Abramsson, Hanna Eneroth, Anna Karin Lindroos
  • Pages: 70
Human biomonitoring (HBM) can be defined as the systematic standardized measurement of a concentration of a substance or its metabolites in human tissues and is an important tool in evaluating exposure to chemicals. This report maps HBM studies...
  • 14 Sep 2015
  • Anne Lagerqvist, Bryndís Eva Birgisdóttir, Thorhallur Ingi Halldorsson, Catherine Thomsen, Per Ola Darnerud, Natalia Kotova
  • Pages: 82
This report is based on the seminar “Human biomonitoring (HBM) as a tool in policy making towards consumer safety” directed towards professionals involved in HBM programs, legislators and other policy-makers, risk assessors as well as researchers...
  • 05 Dec 2019
  • Stein Mortensen, Åsa Strand, Per Dolmer, Ane Timenes Laugen, Lars J. Naustvoll
  • Pages: 115
Denne rapporten utreder sentrale spørsmål og fagområder knyttet til høsting av stillehavsøsters, som fremmed art og ny ressurs. Arten har etablert seg i nordiske kystfarvann. Den er regnet som invasiv og tette bestander kan føre til endringer i...
De nordiske lande deler fælles nordiske værdier og kultur inden for uddannelsesområdet, ligesom vi møder en række fælles udfordringer som gør sig gældende inden for udsatte fag på tværs af de nordiske lande.Sammen ønsker lande at skabe bæredygtige...
  • 30 Jun 2014
  • Haraldur Bernhardsson, Gregersen Frans, Sebastian Godenhjelm, Olle Josephson, Marita Kristiansen, Ari Páll Kristinsson, Gjert Kristoffersen, Monica Londen, Unn Røyneland, Linus Salö, Jacob Thøgersen, Jan-Ola Östman
  • Pages: 486
Sprogpolitik er blevet et hot emne på de nordiske universiteter. Det skyldes først og fremmest at brugen af engelsk har bredt sig til snart sagt alle områder, og at det i sig selv kalder på bevidst og informeret stillingtagen. I denne bog kan man...
Den här studien förmedlar kunskap om hur lärare, förskollärare och skolpersonal arbetar med jämställdhet i ett antal förskolor och skolor i de nordiska länderna och självstyrande områdena. Boken lyfter fram flera lärande exempel som inspiration till...
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