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  1. Extensive Gas Pollution in Iceland, Fewer Quakes in Bar arbungaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Iceland Review

    Sulfur dioxide gas is expected to pollute the air in North Iceland from Strandir to EyjafjA rA ur, the north-central highlands and East Iceland from EgilsstaA ir to HA fn, as forecast by the Icelandic Met Office, valid until midnight tonight. People who feel discomfort are advised to stay indoors, close their windows, turn up the heat and turn off air conditioning if there is visible haze.

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  2. Photographing HvitserkurRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TrekEarth

    It wasn't the right time of day for me to get moody or arty shots of Hvitserkur. These photographers had the location pretty well wrapped up anyway.

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  3. Sheep Farmers Concerned about Eruption PollutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iceland Review

    Farmers in East and Northeast Iceland, the regions that have suffered the most sulfur dioxide pollution from the Holuhraun eruption, are concerned about the wellbeing of their free-roaming sheep which have yet to be rounded up for the winter. The first roundups of the season have taken place and Einar A"feigur BjA rnsson, farmer at LA3n in Kelduhverfi, Northeast Iceland, told ruv.is on Tuesday that sheep herders have been affected by pollution during roundups.

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  4. Japan Seeks Backing For Whaling In Antarctic Despite UN Ruling Against ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Switched

    Japan sought international backing Wednesday for its highly criticized plan to resume whale hunting in the Antarctic next year, despite a ruling against it by the top U.N. court. Japan negotiated at the International Whaling Commission conference in Portoroz, Slovenia, to amend a resolution about global whaling criteria so that it would allow Japan to engage in "scientific whaling."

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  5. What it's like to fly over an erupting volcanoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | St. Petersburg Times

    There is something so majestic yet so frightful about a volcanic eruption that someone viewing it just cannot look away. In Iceland, people are paying hundreds, even thousands, of dollars to experience this bucket-list thrill from the air.

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  6. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Business Wire

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  7. British-Icelandic Chamber of Commerce: Press and Investor Seminar - Iceland's Bright FutureRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | PR-inside.com

    The Republic of Iceland is entering a new era of sustainable growth. Or is it? What are Iceland's options for future growth? What will the next years look like for Iceland? Date: Tuesday September 23rd Location: Skinners' Hall, 8 1/2 Dowgate Hill London EC4R 2SP Time: Networking from 8.00-8.45, seminar from 8.45-11.30/12.00 Sign up: Here The financial crisis in 2008, the eruption of Eyjafjallajokull in 2011, capital controls in 2014: Iceland has seen many challenges in recent years, but has bounced back.

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  8. British-Icelandic Chamber of Commerce: Press and Investor Seminar - Icelanda s Bright FutureRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Business Wire

    Or is it? What are Iceland's options for future growth? What will the next years look like for Iceland? The financial crisis in 2008, the eruption of Eyjafjallajokull in 2011, capital controls in 2014: Iceland has seen many challenges in recent years, but has bounced back. Iceland has managed the fastest recovery in European history, and is entering a new era of sustainable growth.

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  9. Fears and hopes stirred in Nordic statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Financial Times

    The Nordic countries have been under the spotlight for much of the Scottish independence campaign as nationalists from Alex Salmond down have sought to draw inspiration from the Scandinavian model - particularly greater social equality and prudent stewardship of oil revenues. Many senior politicians and businessmen regard with dismay the break-up of one of their biggest allies in Europe, a country they have long looked up to and which they see as crucial in holding back a stronger influence from France and the rest of southern Europe.

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  10. New Scandinavian CookingRead the original story

    Monday Sep 15 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    Shot entirely on location, NEW SCANDINAVIAN COOKING offers a rich visual tour of Nordic cuisine, culture and history. Award-winning TV host, food journalist and cookbook author Andreas Viestad treats viewers to an eye-opening voyage through his native Norway, where he creates tantalizing recipes with unusual ingredients against stunning natural backdrops.

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  11. Kopasker Residents Told to Stay IndoorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Iceland Review

    The Department of Civil Protection has advised all people in the village of KA3pasker, Northeast Iceland, and surrounding areas to stay indoors, close the windows and turn up the radiators due to high levels of sulfur dioxide pollution from the eruption. There is no pollution monitoring station in the area but there is a haze across the sky, ruv.is reports.

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  12. 6 Wild & Beautiful Places in Europe You MUST SeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Budget Travel

    The unique jagged mountains of Cappadocia, Turkey, are just one of the extraordinary stops on our tour of "Wild Europe!" Ready to take a walk on the wild side? Keep reading to discover six of Europe's most unforgettable natural wonders-and how you can experience them on a budget. On Europe's edge, as far west in Ireland as you can travel, Connemara is a weathered, mythical and wild region, where travelers can immerse themselves in nature and Irish culture, history, and traditions.

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  13. Eruption Update, Pollution Warning, Sheep RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Iceland Review

    The Icelandic Met Office has issued a warning due to high concentration of sulfur dioxide from the Holuhraun eruption which is expected to extending from the northern East Fjords, north to Langanes peninsula until noon tomorrow, Saturday. The Scientific Advisory Board with scientists from the Icelandic Met Office and the Institute of Earth Sciences and representatives of the Civil Protection in Iceland, met at noon today to discuss the situation.

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  14. Iqaluit, Nuuk sign agreement on 2016 Arctic Winter Games hockeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | CBC News

    Players take a knee at tryouts in Iqaluit in 2013 for Nunavut's 18-and-under female team for the 2014 Arctic Winter Games in Fairbanks, Alaska. Nuuk and Iqaluit signed an agreement Thursday for the Nunavut capital to host hockey events for the 2016 Arctic Winter Games.

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  15. Iqaluit, Nuuk sign agreement on 2016 Arctic Winter Games hockeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | CBC News

    Players take a knee at tryouts in Iqaluit in 2013 for Nunavut's 18-and-under female team for the 2014 Arctic Winter Games in Fairbanks, Alaska. Nuuk and Iqaluit signed an agreement Thursday for the Nunavut capital to host hockey events for the 2016 Arctic Winter Games.

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  16. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | Business Wire

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  17. sulfur dioxide pollution from Holuhraun eruption in F skr sfj r ur, East Iceland, September 10, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Iceland Review

    The sulfur dioxide levels in Rey arfjor ur, East Iceland, yesterday were more than four times the record levels detected in the town on Saturday. As reported, the pollution, caused by the Holuhraun eruption, measured 2550 g/m3 at its peak yesterday.

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  18. Filipino climate commissioner at Arctic sea ice edge as it reaches minimumRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | PressReleasePoint

    As the Arctic sea ice reaches its lowest extent of the year, Filipino climate commissioner Yeb SaA o is at the ice edge with Greenpeace to demand that world leaders take action on climate change at the upcoming summit in New York. "I was born over 8500 kilometers from the North Pole, and yet I have come to realise that my future and the future of my country is tied to the fate of the melting Arctic," said SaA o, speaking from the ice edge north of Svalbard.

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  19. Myvatn: One Airline Will Totally Fly You Right Over Iceland's Erupting VolcanoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Jaunted

    While commercial air traffic has been giving Iceland a wide berth over the past week or two, a few Icelandic airlines are eager to capitalize on the action. For a start, an Icelandair pilot opted for a scenic routing and extra circle over the volcano, which provided passengers with a good view of the most active zone.

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  20. Turkey always plays against the windRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    The football match between Iceland and Turkey on Sept. 9 showed once again the problems of the Turkish way of dealing with sports, or even in life in general.

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