• 29 May 2018
  • Henna Punkkinen, Margareta Wahlström, David McKinnon, Ioannis Bakas, Márton Herczeg, Eldbjørg Blikra Vea, Niels Busch, Lena Holm Christensen, Camilla Christensen, Camilla K. Damgaard, Leonidas Milios
  • Pages: 82
This project examines the market for recycled plastic, with a primary focus on post-consumer plastic waste because this is considered to be the more problematic. The market for plastic waste generated in manufacturing and production is relatively...
  • 25 May 2018
  • Scott Cole, Henrik Lindhjem, Marianne Zandersen, Ioannis Angelidis, David N. Barton
  • Pages: 84
The Nordic countries continue to experience growth of urban areas, which provides benefits like economic growth, but also imposes economic costs in terms of reduced ecosystem services. This report focuses on urban nature recreation and highlights...
  • 24 May 2018
  • Hogne Øian, Peter Fredman, Klas Sandell, Anna Dóra Sæþórsdóttir, Liisa Tyrväinen, Frank Søndergaard Jensen
  • Pages: 99
Recently, the Nordic countries have experienced a rapid growth in numbers of visitors. At some popular nature attractions this has resulted in crowding, environmental damage, costly rescue operations and overload on public infrastructure....
  • 24 May 2018
  • Karin Kindbom, Tomas Gustafsson, Stefan Åstrom, Ole-Kenneth Nielsen, Kristina Saarinen
  • Pages: 48
Residential biomass combustion is a major source of PM2.5 and SLCP (Short Lived Climate Pollutants) emissions in Denmark, Finland and Sweden. SLCPs and PM2.5 have impact on climate, environment and health. When developing strategies for reduced...
African horse sickness (AHS) is an acute insect-borne viral disease of horses and other equines causing depression, respiratory and circulatory impairment. The mortality rate may approach 100%. The disease is transmitted by midges. In 2007–2009...
More parallel, please is the result of the work of an Inter-Nordic group of experts on language policy financed by the Nordic Council of Ministers 2014-17. The book presents all that is needed to plan, practice and revise a university language policy...
Nordic Veterinary Contingency Planning Contingency planning within the area of animal health is based on four pillars: prevention, preparation, response and recovery. The objectives include to encourage animal keepers, veterinarians, producers of...
  • 25 Apr 2018
  • Kari K. Lehtonen, Aino Ahvo, Kirsten S. Jørgensen, Eija Schultz, Nadezhda Berezina, Magnus Breitholtz, Britta Eklund, Margareta Linde, Karin Ström, Brita Sundelin, Jakob Strand
  • Pages: 53
Sediments contaminated by human activities usually contain a mixture of chemicals that produce unforeseen combined toxic effects in organisms. Thus, traditional risk assessments based on the concentrations of chemicals are unlikely to produce...
  • 25 Apr 2018
  • D. Xenia Trier, Camilla Taxvig, Anna Kjerstine Rosenmai, Gitte Alsing Pedersen
  • Pages: 111
Poly- and perfluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS) are used in paper and board food contact materials (FCMs) and they have been found to be highly persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic. The purpose of the Nordic workshop and of this report is to:*...
  • 24 Apr 2018
  • Ursula Zinko, Johanna Ersborg, Ulrika Jansson, Ida Pettersson, Anders Thylén, Rasmus Vincentz
  • Pages: 62
Local communities and indigenous peoples (LCIPs) have been involved in the implementation of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) since 1992. In 2015, the Paris Agreement introduced a new element to strengthen LCIPs efforts to...
  • 18 Apr 2018
  • Jakob Egholt Søgaard, Jesper Roine, Olof Robling, Jon Pareliussen, Orsetta Causa, Petter Lindgren, Audun Langørgen, Mikkel Hermansen, Kristin Gunnarsson, Lars Calmfors, Anne Boschini, Christophe André, Rolf Aaberge
  • Pages: 212
The contributions document how income inequality in the Nordics in various dimensions have increased over recent decades. These developments are put in an international context. Developments in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden are compared....
  • 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...
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...
  • 05 Apr 2018
  • Tomi Lindroos, Antti Lehtilä, Tiina Koljonen, Anders Kofoed-Wiuff, János Hethey, Nina Dupont, Aisma Vītiņa
  • Pages: 162
Baltic Energy Technology Scenarios 2018 (BENTE) is a scenario-based energy system analysis that explores the changes in the Baltic countries’ energy systems. What are the drivers and their impacts in the following decades? What would be required for...
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