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Greenland and Antarctica are home to the two largest ice sheets in the world, and a new report released Wednesday says that they are contributing to sea level rise twice as much as they were just five years ago.
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SeaWorld Entertainment has dropped an appeal of citations it received after the drowning of a trainer who was pulled under by a killer whale.
But the service, which was originally intended to run until Sept. 15, will instead wrap up later this week, said Air Greenland spokesperson Christian Keldsen.
Sustainable farming methods in Iceland may offer a few ideas for the movement that has brought Homer recognition for its own efforts.
Iceland's Civil Protection Agency has registered hundreds of earthquakes since midnight yesterday at the site of one of its biggest volcanoes as the island braces itself for a possible eruption.
A man, who is in his thirties, was taken into custody by the police in Akureyri, Northeast Iceland, last week, where he will remain until August 22, on suspicion of having committed sexual violations against two eight-year-old boys.
The impact of human activity is melting the glaciers in the world's mountain regions, and is doing so at an accelerating rate.
The story of what then happens to the whales once they have been taken back to Iceland is part mystery and part an economic balancing act between the country's economic interests and its international image.
A level of uncertainty has been declared in Bar arbunga volcano, located in the northwestern Vatnajokull glacier, Southeast Iceland, due to an increase in seismic activity in the volcano.
Vestmannaeyjar is a stunning archipelago off of the southern coast of Iceland, and within that archipelago is a small island known as Ellioaey.
The Inughuit live in northwestern Greenland north of Melville Bay. Their traditional territory is a strip of land hemmed in between the frigid waters of the Arctic and the inland ice that covers most of Greenland, a coastal strip 600 km long.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 02:50 pm
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