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Estonian, Finnish and Swedish institutes carrying out national HELCOM Baltic Sea monitoring programmes participated in a field inter-calibration for parameters describing eutrophication. The main outcome was that this kind of comparisons are made all...
  • 26 Sep 2012
  • Karsten Dahl, Darius Daynus, Karsten Dromph, Anna Engdahl, Annuka Eriksson, Karl Floren, Martin Gullström, Martin Isaeus, Johanna Oja, Henrik Skov
  • Pages: 214
MOPODECO has aimed to fill the gaps in harmonisation of the definition of the EU Habitat Directive Annex I habitats and the view on the main pressures and threats to these habitats between the Nordic countries and countries surrounding the Baltic...
  • 09 Nov 2005
  • Per Svejstrup Hansen, Svend E. Hougaard Jensen, Svend Jespersen
  • Pages: 125
Research and development are often singled out as one of the key drivers of growth in the Nordic economies. However, there appears to be only limited knowledge about how the framework conditions for private sector research and the prioritisation of...
  • 23 Mar 2012
  • Isa-Maria Bergman, Rikke Dreyer, Elva Rakel Jonsdottír, Martin Standley, Annie Ståhlberg
  • Pages: 57
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 better integrated in other policy areas....
  • 10 May 2017
  • Laura Merrill, Richard Bridle, Markus Klimscheffskij, Frédéric Gagnon-Lebrun, Paula Tommila, Lucky Lontoh, Shruti Sharma, Yanick Touchette, Phil Gass, Lourdes Sanchez, Ivetta Gerasimchuk
  • Pages: 81
This report estimates fossil fuel subsidies to be around USD 425 billion. Such subsidies represent large lost opportunities for governments to invest in renewable energy, energy efficiency and sustainable development. Removal of subsidies can lead to...
  • 30 Mar 2016
  • Olle Björk, Viveka Palm, Nancy Steinbach, Øyvind Lone, Kristine Kolshus, Ole Gravgaard Pedersen, Signe Krarup, Leo Kolttola, Annika Lindblom
  • Pages: 162
In 2013, the Nordic Ministers for the Environment decided to strenghten the measurement of green estimates of welfare and socio-economic developments. The report Making the Environment Count is describing how statistics on the environment and the...
All over the world, young people are demanding action to protect our planet. In 2020 a new global deal for nature and people will be adopted, setting targets for the protection and conservation of the planet’s biodiversity and ecosystems. It is of...
  • 11 Jun 2008
  • Irini Angelidaki, Kjell Christensson, Prasad L. Kaparaju, Marika Murto, Henrik B. Møller, Anders M. Nielsen, Teija Paavola, Jukka Rintala, Mari Seppälä, Mattias Svensson
  • Pages: 51
This study has evaluated the development of biogas technology in three Nordic countries and analysed the effects of using nine model energy crops in biogas plants. The study compares the global warming impacts and the energy balance for the nine...
  • 24 Oct 2019
  • Lisbeth Dahllöf, Mia Romare, Alexandra Wu
  • Pages: 54
The number of electric vehicles (cars, buses, e-bikes, electric scooters and electric motorcycles) sold in the Nordic countries is currently increasing quickly. That means that more electricity is used for driving, and also that more of some...
  • 27 Jul 2015
  • Heikki Masalin
  • Pages: 65
The creative and cultural industries (CCIs) have recently been debated widely, and access to finance has been at the forefront. This KreaNord report, created in 2012, maps the Nordic CCIs’ financial environment, and shows that the environment is...
  • 09 Jul 2015
  • Ingun Grimstad Klepp, Kirsi Laitala, Michael Schragger, Andreas Follér, Elin Paulander, Tone Skårdal Tobiasson, Jonas Eder-Hansen, David Palm, Maria Elander, Tomas Rydberg, David Watson, Nikola Kiørboe
  • Pages: 230
This report responds to an invitation from the Nordic Council of Ministers to map out Nordic initiatives within textiles as a pre-study to the initiation of a Nordic Roadmap for Sustainable Textiles in 2015. The work has been conducted by:SIFO -...
  • 18 Apr 2016
  • Berit Hasler, Heini Ahtiainen, Linus Hasselström, Anna-Stiina Heiskanen, Åsa Soutukorva, Louise Martinsen
  • Pages: 152
Marine Ecosystem Services (MARECOS) is an interdisciplinary study that provides relevant information for national, Nordic and international ecosystem services assessments and valuation in the implementation of marine policy.
  • 22 Jun 2015
  • Jakob Strand, Zhanna Tairova, Jóhannis Danielsen, Jens Würgler Hansen, Kerstin Magnusson, Lars-Johan Naustvoll, Thomas K. Sørensen
  • Pages: 76
This report provides an overview of the currently available data from studies on marine litter in the Nordic countries. This covers various field studies on amount, distribution, characteristics and impact of macro- and micro-litter particles.
  • 28 May 2015
  • Eva Blidberg, Anne Lise Bekken, Aija Bäckström, Hanna Haaksi, Liv-Marit Hansen, Mali Hole Skogen, Bjarke Lembrecht Frandsen, Tomas Thernström, Jessica Ångström
  • Pages: 66
Marine litter is a global environmental problem that endangers wildlife and has great socio-economic and aesthetic impacts. To identify sources of marine litter is an important key in order to propose cost-effective measures.
  • 18 Aug 2014
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 200
Arctic marine ecosystems are among the most productive and most vulnerable in the world, both from an economic and ecological perspective of growing accessibility. The complexity of Arctic marine ecosystems and their location poses challenges for...
Increasing demands on resources in the marine area are compromising the future viability of the marine environment and in recent years the need to pursue new approaches for a sustainable use of our seas has become clear. Marine spatial planning is...
  • 21 Jan 2020
  • Anna Pekala
  • Pages: 138
The project was initiated in March 2019, deriving from a request from The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration who handles the project management on the Nordic-Baltic project ”Nordic Nutrition the Green Way”. The project is funded by the Nordic...
  • 01 Jan 2004
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 55
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 and Baltic stock exchanges. The...
  • 09 Jul 2008
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 47
Den europeiska kommissionen har uppmanat medlemsländerna att genom marknadskontroll undersöka om tillverkare och importörer av partikelfilter, vars filtereffekt helt eller delvis baseras på elektrostatiskt laddade filtermaterial, vidtagit...
  • 01 Jan 2009
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 61
The report compiles existing information about materials used for designing a top cover construction pursuant to Landfill Directive 1999/31/EC. The report includes a short review of existing requirements on top liners, especially in the Nordic...
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