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World's most internet addicted countries

Some of you may not prefer to stay connected but surely enjoy the free music and video streaming and ease of looking up information on the World Wide Web.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Red Bluff Daily News

Simpson University for seniors accepting students for September classes

Simpson University for Seniors is beginning its fifth year of offering not-for-credit classes on a variety of topics for adults of all ages.

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Iceland Review

More Bats Headed to Iceland

Iceland has been virtually bat-free in the past but now there have been about 40 individuals of the flying mammal recorded in the country, according to ornithologist AEvar Petersen and biologist Finnur Ingimarsson, who along with other scientists wrote an article on bats in Iceland and on other North Atlantic isles in the June 2014 Acta ... (more)

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

DNA India

European Union lifts ban on herring imports from Faroe Islands

The European Union lifted its year-long import ban on herring and mackerel from the Faroe Islands on Monday, ending a dispute over alleged over-fishing in the northern Atlantic.

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This Is Grimsby

New vessel on regular Iceland trade route welcomed to Immingham

LUCKY NUMBER SEVEN: Eimskip UK Ltd managing director Mike Lane welcomes Lagarfoss captain Gudmundur Haraldsson to Immingham, after the vessel berthed for the first time at Number Seven Quay.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

PR-inside.com

New Report Available: Faroe Petroleum plc (FPM) - Oil & Gas - Deals and Alliances Profile

The company carries out activities such as acquisition, exploration and appraisal drilling and development of undeveloped assets.

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Stroudnewsand Journal

Labour Councillor volunteers with Sea Shepherd group to try to stop whale slaughter in Faroe Islands

LABOUR District Councillor Julie Douglass is spending part of the summer as one of over 500 hundred volunteers from around the world who are taking part in the "Grindstop" campaign organised by marine conservation charity Sea Shepherd.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

EUobserver

[Ticker] Russia confirms Faroes, Greenland exempt from food ban

Russia will not add seafood from the Faroe Islands and Greenland to the list of embargoed trade, opening new business opportunities for the North-Atlantic fishing industries, reports Danish radio, DR.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Center for American Progress

RELEASE: CAP Calls on Secretary Kerry to Establish Climate Change as...

A new report released today by the Center for American Progress calls on U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to use his 2015-2017 chair of the Arctic Council to establish climate change as the overarching theme of the upcoming Arctic Council agenda, and urges the Arctic nations to adopt black carbon emission-reduction goals to reduce Arctic and ... (more)

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Copenhagen Post

Bullshit! This is obviously a very subjective way to treat this subject....

The Faroe Islands may not be the best destination for anyone looking to meet eligible women.

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WebProNews

Pamela Anderson Wants To Stop Whale Hunts

Pamela Anderson has always had a soft spot for animals and works hard to protect them from abuse, neglect and exploitation.

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Copenhagen Post

Faroese just say no to activists

The slaughter of pilot whales in the Faroe Islands each year during the annual ritual known as grindadrp or 'the grind' is a serious topic for animal rights activists worldwide.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

CNN

Faroe Islands: Bleak, beautiful land of grass roofs

Practical and ecological -- the grass roofs in the Faroe Islands, a remote archipelago halfway between Scotland and Iceland, are the most conspicuous element of the local architecture.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

A-Infos Radio Project

This Way Out: Legends' love letters+Pat's 'bible study'+Edmund White+more!, Segment 1

Don Bachardy discusses his longtime relationship with Christopher Isherwood and the publication of their love letters called "The Animals"; Edmund White's latest memoir "Inside A Pearl" recalls his years in Paris; televangelist Pat Robertson leads a questionable bible study; Uganda's Constitutional Court kills the Anti-Homosexuality Law on a ... (more)

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Bangkok Post

Celebrities join battle to stop Faroe Islands dolphin 'grind'

Celebrities and animal lovers from around the world are flocking to the Faroe Islands in a bid to stop a controversial dolphin hunt that activists describe as an "archaic mass slaughter".

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Copenhagen Post

Pamela Anderson in Faroe Islands to stop the grind

Pamela Anderson has landed in the Faroe Islands to show her support for Sea Shepherd's Operation Grindstop.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Towleroad

Ten Percent Of Population March For LGBTI Equality In The Faroe Islands

Police in the Faroe Islands estimate than 10 percent of the population took part in an LGBT equality march on July 27th, reports Gay Star News .

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Copenhagen Post

This week's date: July 29

It is the biggest summer festival in the Faroe Islands and thousands of people flock to Trshavn to celebrate their national day.

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Cool Hunting

Word of Mouth: Faroe Islands: Sailing, hiking and the best in dining across the pristine, tiny nation

With a dramatic landscape as intricately charming as it is awe-inspiring, the Faroe Islands , provide a destination unlike any other.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Copenhagen Post

A paradise for troubadours and other travellers

Thorshavn lives up to its claim to fame as the world's smallest capital, but few cities are as big as this North Atlantic minitropolis A cluster of dark green islands juts gently out of the sea, like a handful of jade stones scattered across the water.

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