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10 hrs ago | EUobserver

[Ticker] Faroe Islands and Turkey agree free trade

The Faroe Islands and Turkey are about to sign a free trade agreement, Faroese PM Kaj Leo Holm Johannesen announced on Monday. The deal negotiated last week in Ankara exempts exports to Turkey from customs and other duties.

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13 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Marine Harvest Buys Chile Salmon Farms, Boosts Russia Access

Marine Harvest ASA, the world's biggest salmon producer, bought farming assets from bankrupt Acuinova Chile SA for $120 million, boosting access to Russia after the country banned fish imports from Europe. The deal allows the Oslo-based company, controlled by billionaire John Fredriksen, to increase salmon output in Chile by 15,000 metric tons next year, equivalent to 23 percent of this year's expected harvest, Marine Harvest said today in a statement.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Gas found in Pegasus West

P/F Atlantic Petroleum today announces that drilling, Logging While Drilling and wireline logging information indicates the presence of gas in the 43/13b-7 well. Following the analysis of cores and all other available data, the P1724 joint venture has decided to drill stem test the well.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

National Geographic

Faroe Island Whaling, a 1,000-Year Tradition, Comes Under Renewed Fire

The recent arrest of 14 volunteers working to stop whaling in the North Atlantic Ocean's Faroe Islands has focused a spotlight once again on a local tradition stretching back over a thousand years. Six of the protesters were found guilty this week of interfering with the grindadrap , or grind , as these drive hunts are called, according to a statement released by the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society .

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TreeHugger

National Grid to pay companies to not use energy. 300MW of "negawatts" identified.

It's somewhat of a cliche in environmental circles, but the greenest electricity is the electricity you don't use. Not only can efficiency, conservation and demand reduction reduce emissions from existing power plants, but when pursued seriously enough, it can reduce the need for new power plants being built in the first place.

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Iol.co.za

Anti-whaling activist back home

Nikki Botha, one of the South African animal rights campaigners arrested in the Faroe Islands for trying to stop islanders killing whales, has arrived home in Cape Town exhausted and traumatised but determined to fight on. "It wasn't pleasant.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Copenhagen Post

Anti-whaling activists arrested in the Faroe Islands will face charges

Some 14 members of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society arrested on Saturday for attempting to prevent the slaughter of a pod of 33 pilot whales, who were then released from detention on Sunday, will face charges in the Faroe Islands.

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The Ecologist

Danish Navy helps Faroe Islanders kill 33 pilot whales

The Danish Navy has just supported the annual 'grind' cetacean slaughter on the Faroe Islands, seizing three boats used by Sea Shepherd to obstruct the hunt, and detaining their crew.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Copenhagen Post

Faroese tourism industry losing out on tourism revenue due to whaling

Cruise ships bringing thousands of passengers and millions of kroner to the islands a year threatening to halt travel if slaughter does not end The whale meat tends to have high mercury levels that are not suitable for human consumption, claims critics The Faroese tourism industry is slowly but surely paying the price for its annual 'Grind', the ... (more)

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Beach Carolina Magazine

Sea Shepherd crewmembers arrested for intervening against Faroese...

Despite being a member nation of the European Union and subject to laws prohibiting the slaughter of cetaceans, Denmark has officially shown its support of - and now direct collaboration with - the Faroese whalers by sending the Danish Navy to defend this archaic, mass slaughter of whales in the Faroe Islands alongside Faroese police.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Carolina Beaches

5 Beached Bottlenose Whales slaughtered by Whale Killers in the Faroe Islands

SUDUROY, Faroe Islands August 29, 2014 A - In the early hours of yesterday morning, five bottlenose whales were found stranded on the Faroese island of Suduroy.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Marine News

Thor Offshore to Implement BASSnet Suite

Thor Offshore, an offshore support services provider and fisheries company, has chosen the integrated software suite BASSnet Fleet Management Systems as a part in its strategy to expand offshore operations globally.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

CiteULike

A Review of the Occurrence of Bats (Chiroptera) on Islands in the...

A Review of the Occurrence of Bats on Islands in the North East Atlantic and on North Sea Installations The bats recorded from Iceland, the Faroe Islands, the Shetland Islands, the Orkney Islands, and North Sea installations are reviewed to the end of 2012.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Creating links across the Arctic -- A look back on the Beringia Arctic Games

On the third weekend in July, the small Arctic Russian community of Novo Chaplino welcomed participants from around the circumpolar world including Iceland, Greenland, Faroe Islands, Sapmi, Alaska, Nunavut, Norway and Denmark.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Pollution Online

First Continuous Air Quality Monitoring Stations For Faroe Islands

The Environment Agency of the Faroe Islands together with the municipality of Trshavn has installed two ambient air quality monitoring stations as part of its commitment to monitor the environment and provide air quality data to the public and other interested parties.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

This Is Lancashire

You have to 'sea' it to believe it - 26 stone tuna for sale at Bolton market

Traders at Bolton Market were shocked when they picked up a giant tuna fish, which is big enough to fill more than 1,000 tins.

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PezCycling News

Colorado Roadside: More Rain & Crazy Fans

Photo Report: Yet another day of heavy rain in Colorado for stage 6. But that didn't dampen Angelica & Travis Dixon's enthusiasm for the USA Pro Challenge and today we get a lesson on how to describe the weather conditions 16 different ways.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Invitation to presentation of second quarter and first half 2014 results

P/F Atlantic Petroleum will publish its second quarter 2014 results on Friday, 29th August at 8:00 am CET.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Rediff.com

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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