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Cover for Wood preservation with chemicals
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Wood preservation with chemicals

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 Availabl ...


Cover for Marine invasive species in the Arctic
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Marine invasive species in the Arctic

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 o ...


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Climate change and primary industries

Climate change is expected to have a profound impact on natural resources, and thus on the primary industries (agriculture, forestry and fisheries) in the Nordic countries. Climate ...


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Mushrooms traded as food. Vol II sec 2

Mushrooms recognised as edible have been collected and cultivated for many years. In the Nordic countries, the interest for eating mushrooms has increased.In order to ensure that N ...


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Decision-making management procedures

This study report analyses the strengths and weaknesses of the procedures which are followed when designating marine Natura 2000 sites and when deciding what fisheries management m ...


Cover for Road to regulation of endocrine disruptors and combination effects
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Road to regulation of endocrine disruptors and combination effects

Discussions regarding regulation of endocrine disruptors (EDs) and combination effects are ongoing in Europe. Among the central topics of discussion are establishment of criteria f ...


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Fisheries Management and Global Warming

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The FIMAGLOW project is a Nordic project with the aim to study possible drivers and impacts of global warming on Arctic fisheries. Two workshops has been held, serving to identify ...


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Ecosystem Services in Forests

A Nordic Workshop on “Ecosystem Services in Forests – how to assess and value them” was held in Oslo Thursday the 13th of September 2012. During the day, 13 presentations were made ...


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Nordic Climate Policy

The Nordic countries are often seen as green both in terms of a good environment and being capable of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. This report is concerned with the dev ...


Cover for The land-use sector within the post-2020 climate regime
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The land-use sector within the post-2020 climate regime

The land-use sector serves key environmental and social functions and supports the livelihoods of around a half of the world’s population. Despite its importance, however, the clim ...


Cover for Equity and spectrum of mitigation commitments in the 2015 agreement
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Equity and spectrum of mitigation commitments in the 2015 agreement

To what extent and how can equity be operationalized in a spectrum of mitigation commitments? We approach this question through academic literature review and analysis of Parties’ ...


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Addressing resource efficiency through the Ecodesign Directive

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 trans ...


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Controlling Emissions from Wood Burning

This report has been produced by the International Cryosphere Climate Initiative (ICCI) under a grant from the Nordic Council of Ministers under its Arctic Cooperation Program, as ...


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Articles treated with antibacterial agents

Do we need antibacterial garbage bags? A wide range of antibacterial consumer articles can be found on the Internet. Mostly there is no information on the antibacterial agents used ...


Cover for Two approaches to pricing pollution
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Two approaches to pricing pollution

In comparison is the commonly used Cap and Trade method with an alternative and novel method for pricing pollution: The aim was to conduct a practical approach to clarify advantage ...


Cover for Energy Efficiency in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises
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Energy Efficiency in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises

The EU’s Directive 2012/27/EU on energy efficiency obliges Member States to develop programmes to encourage small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to improve energy efficiency b ...


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Contingency Planning for Animal Diseases

Outbreaks of infectious animal diseases within the last 10 - 15 years in areas with intensive livestock production have shown how vulnerable the production systems can be when conf ...


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Wildlife and Infectious Animal Diseases

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. Cl ...


Cover for Practical Methods for Assessing Private Climate Finance Flows
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Practical Methods for Assessing Private Climate Finance Flows

In spite of the climate finance commitment by the developed countries to mobilise jointly 100 billion USD per year by 2020 to address the needs of developing countries from a wide ...


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Pohjoismainen tiivistelmä

Vaikka kestävän kulutuksen politiikkaa on harjoitettu 20 vuotta(UNCED 1992), materiaalien kulutus ja ympäristövaikutuksetlisääntyvät edelleen Pohjoismaissa ja Euroopassa. On epärea ...


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Environmental economic research as a tool in the protection of the Baltic Sea

This report reviews the findings of an ecological/economicanalyses regarding the on-going and prospective effortsto reduce eutrophication of the Baltic Sea, conducted byBalticSTERN ...