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  • 14 Jun 2017
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 168
The main objective of the NordMin WASCIOUS project was to develop a technology concept for water conscious mining, where innovative water and tailings treatment technologies provide good-quality water for recycling and discharge and enable safe...
  • 18 Nov 2011
  • Jochen Bellebaum, Szymon Bzoma, Mindaugas Dagys, Jan Durinck, Stefan Garthe, Gennady Grishanov, Martti Hario, Stefan Heinänen, Jan Jacob Kieckbusch, Jan Kube, Andres Kuresoo, Kjell Larsson, Leho Luigujoe, Wodzimierz Meissner, Hans W. Nehls, Leif Nilsson, Ib Krag Petersen, Markku Mikkola Roos, Henrik Skov, Ramnas Žydelis
  • Pages: 205
This report outlines the results of the internationally coordinated census of wintering waterbirds in the Baltic Sea 2007-2009 undertaken under the SOWBAS project (Status of wintering Waterbird populations in the Baltic Sea). The estimated total...
  • 29 Sep 2005
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 139
Today we are witnessing the birth of more and more new markets because of the liberalisation of former public businesses or public monopolies. With this in mind, the background for this report was a need to understand consumer choices in markets that...
  • 20 May 2008
  • Mikael Hildén, Petrus Kautto, Paula Kivimaa, Juha Oksa
  • Pages: 60
Policy initiatives have highlighted the importance of environmental innovations as a solution to environmental problems, and looked into ways to promote them. Based on empirical cases in the Nordic pulp and paper industry, this report explores...
The well-being of children and young people, and their ability to exercise their rights, is a pre-requisite for the continued development of the Nordic region. Children and young people are therefore priority target groups for the Nordic Council of...
Finnish, Danish, Swedish
Many infectious diseases of domestic animals and humans have reservoirs in wild animals. One of these diseases is rabies which worldwide causes more than 55,000 deaths pr. year. Climatic changes, human population growth, certain livestock production...
The media carry significant notions of social and cultural norms and values and have a powerful role in constructing and reinforcing gendered images. The news in particular has an important role in how notions of power are distributed in the society.
  • 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...
  • 01 Sep 2014
  • Rikard Jernlås, Maarit Korhonen, Esa Salminen, Risto Valo
  • Pages: 51
The Nordic Council of Ministers, the BAT Group under the Working Group for Sustainable Consumption and Production, has requested the consultant to prepare a report on Best Available Techniques (BAT) in wood preservation with chemicals in the Nordic...
  • 02 Jul 2014
  • Guy Ahonen, Lars Foldspang, Laurits Rømer Hjorth, Ulf Johansson, Christian Langholz-Carstensen, Michael Mark, Otto Melchior Poulsen, Louise Lund Rants, Steinar Aasnæss
  • Pages: 81
Globalisation and demographic trends underline the twin challenge of the Nordics with productivity stagnation and a decreasing work force. Increasing productivity and the work force will be an answer to both. A good work environment can do both: If...
  • 18 Dec 2017
  • Johann Fridrik Fridriksson, Kristinn Tómasson, Tove Midtsundstad, Ingrid Sivesind Mehlum, Anne Inga Hilsen, Kerstin Nilsson, Maria Albin
  • Pages: 121
The project shows that the working environment is rarely the sole cause of early retirement, but working environment factors may explain a large fraction of the transition to disability pension in particular. Several working environment predictors of...
  • 06 Jul 2015
  • A. D. Larsen, S. Albrecht, J. Hansen, Åse Marie Hansen, A. Harris, P. U. Hjarsbech, M. Härmä, H. Järnefelt, K. Karhula, G. Kecklund, H. A. Kolstad, C. Leineweber, J. A. S. Lie, A. Lowden, D. Matre, S. V. Møller, S. Puttonen, M. Pylkkönen, A. Ropponen, M. Sallinen, M. Sihvola, Ina Olmer Specht, P. Tucker, P. Vanttola, Ø. Vedaa, H. T. Vistisen, S. Waage, A. H. Garde
  • Pages: 74
The 2014 workshop on "Co-ordination of research on working hours and health in the Nordic countries" was held at the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health on the 23rd-24th October 2014. The overall purpose of the workshop was to provide a platform...
  • 18 Feb 2008
  • Karen Albertsen, Asbjön Grimsmo, Kaisa Kauppinen, Guðbjörg Linda Rafnsdóttir, Björg Aase Sørensen, Kristinn Tómasson
  • Pages: 150
New working time arrangement are becoming still more abundant partly due to globalization (the 24-hours global economy with around-the-clock communication and transport of gods and services) and increasing demands for productivity and quality both in...
  • 20 Jun 2017
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 46
The Paris Agreement aims to hold the increase in the global average temperature to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels (and pursue efforts to limit it to 1.5°C), but does not refer specifically to greenhouse gas emissions from the...
  • 26 May 2005
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 166
This report is the outcome of a workshop arranged to support the development of the EU strategy on mercury (based on the Council decision in December 2002), and to support international conventions aimed at reducing emissions, environmental...
  • 20 May 2005
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 159
The development of European policies on air pollution prevention is currently in an intensive phase. The European Commission Clean Air for Europe (CAFE) programme is preparing an air pollution strategy and the Convention on Long-range Air Pollution...
  • 05 Aug 2013
  • Kristina Hansen, Aki Koyama, Anne Sofie Lansø, Eva Thorborg Mørk, Eva Podgrajsek
  • Pages: 65
The three-day workshop organized by the three Nordic research projects, ECOCLIM, LAGGE and SnowCarbo brought together scientists and other actors from Nordic countries to communicate and discuss research on carbon budget estimations in the Nordic...
Marine protected areas (MPAs) are increasingly being developed and utilised as management tools in efforts to protect and manage marine biodiversity and fishery resources in Northern European seas. In May 2004, a Workshop on the Development and...
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