Arctic Region Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Making a molehill out of a mountain! 'Game Of Thrones star is...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 16 | Daily Mail

    Making a molehill out of a mountain! 'Game Of Thrones star is beaten in arm wrestling contest with rival 200lb lighter' Game of Thrones actor Hafthor 'Thor' Bjornsson suffered multiple defeats by a man nearly half his size - although in his defense, the opponent was a wrestling champion. Bjornsson, who plays Gregor 'The Mountain' Clegane on the hit series, went bicep to bicep with Canadian professional arm wrestler Devon Larratt.


  2. Fishermen's boats are seen docked at the Reykjavik harbour in Iceland March 24, 2015.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 16 | Jerusalem Post

    Foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nachshon responds to move by saying that "a volcano of hate exploded in the building of the Reykjavik municipality." Iceland's capital Reykjavik passed a resolution Tuesday stating the municipality will boycott all products made in Israel, a move blasted in Israel as a "volcano of hate."


  3. Polar Bears May Be Starving in the Barents Sea Area, But Thanks to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 15 | Bad Astronomy Blog

    A polar bear keeps close to her young along the Beaufort Sea coast in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Arctic sea ice has likely reached it's minimum geographic extent for 2015, coming in at fourth lowest in the satellite record and continuing a long-term downward trend, according to a just-released update from the National Snow and Ice Data Center.


  4. Champagne Clubs Suspected of Selling SexRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 15 | Iceland Review

    There are indications human trafficking may be connected to sex service in so-called "Champagne clubs" in Reykjavik, RUV reports. This view is expressed in a new report about organized crime in Iceland from the research department of the National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police.


  5. 5 amazing island escapesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 15 | CNN

    Solta, edged by the crystal-clear turquoise Adriatic Sea and pebble beaches, is a pine-covered island of 24 bays and 1,400 people. To feast on grilled fish, seafood risotto and platters of prosciutto head for Konoba Nevera restaurant in Stomorska, a tiny Solta fishing village.


  6. Autumn - " ExhibitionRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 12 | Iceland Review

    The exhibition reflects the diverse combination of visual art being created in North Iceland. Subject matters, ideas and methods are different and here drawings, paintings, sculptures, video works, book art, photography and textile works are being displayed together.


  7. Good brews on tap for Nunavut, investors sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 14 | Nunatsiaq News

    Yukon Brewing's Yukon Gold, an English Pale Ale with a name to reflect a prized local resource, has become that territory's number one selling draught. The Nunavut Brewing Co.


  8. Climate Research: Where is the world's permafrost thawing?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 14 | Science, Industry and Business

    This Saturday at a conference in Quebec, Canada an international research team will present the first online data portal on global permafrost. In the Global Terrestrial Network for Permafrost researchers first collect all the existing permafrost temperature and active thickness layer data from Arctic, Antarctic and mountain permafrost regions and then make it freely available for download.


  9. Norway's icy reception for refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 13 |

    A HEROIC band of men is doing what no one else in the world dares, entering IS territory to save captive women from horrific abuse by the terrorists. SOME are distressing, others are intriguing, a few are horrifying.


  10. San Dimas serves up some brews at California Beer FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 12 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    This is the fourth year for the California Beer Festival, which began Saturday and continues Sunday at Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park. The traveling festival features 70 craft beers on tap from microbrewery, craft suds from around the state and across the country.


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

    Friday Sep 11 | Business Wire

    SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Shareholders of Con-way Inc. of Commencement of an Investigation Concerning the Fairness of the Sale of the Company to XPO Logistics, Inc. )--Levi & Korsinsky, LLP has commenced an investigation into the fairness of the sale of Con-way Inc. to XPO Logistics, Inc. )--On the effective date of Sept.


  12. If We Burned All the Fossil Fuel in the WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 11 | New Yorker

    What would happen if we burned through all of the fossil-fuel resources known to exist? In a paper published today in the journal Science Advances , a quartet of German, American, and British researchers take on this question. The answer, not surprisingly, is grim.


  13. Iceland fulfil dream of Euro tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 11 | Bangkok Post

    While we still have to wait for British "minnows" Wales and Northern Ireland to officially clinch their places in Euro 2016, another unheralded team was able to pop the Champagne corks with unabandoned joy - Iceland. Their historic qualification is a truly enormous achievement.


  14. Sparrows': TIFF ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 11 | Hollywood Reporter

    A rather conventional coming-of-age drama bolstered by handsome visuals and a highly unique setting, Sparrows marks a solid if often predictable sophomore feature from Icelandic writer-director Runar Runarsson . Following the travails of a Reykjavik teenager forced to live up north with his deadbeat dad, the plot takes us through the usual adjustment issues and adolescent angst, although the breathtaking locations, plus a few twists late in the game, help enhance what otherwise feels like a familiar story.


  15. Football on Top of the World: Greenland's Improbable Quest for RelevanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 9 | BleacherReport

    Isolated at the top of the world and ignored by the game's governing body, FIFA, Greenland faces football challenges like no place in the world. Playing on the Arctic island is difficult, expensive and dangerous, but somehow football remains Greenland's most popular sport.


  16. Icelandic people tell gov't to take more refugees from SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 7 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Friday Sept. 4, 2015 file photo, migrants walk out of Budapest, Hungary.


  17. Of Photo-Ops, Glaciers, and Climate ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 6 | Commentary Magazine

    Last week, President Barack Obama traveled to Alaska to opine on the perils of climate change. The backdrop for his rumination was the Exit Glacier, which has retreated 187 feet in the past year .


  18. People of Germany, Iceland welcome refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | Click Orlando

    While Europe's politicians flounder in the face of an unprecedented wave of refugees and migrants seeking shelter -- many of them from war-torn Syria -- some individuals have decided to take matters into their own hands. Using digital means, they are taking practical steps to offer desperate men, woman and children a place to stay in their own homes, or seeking to pressure their own governments into offering sanctuary to more of those in need.


  19. 10 Amazing sports venues in the world in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 |

    The world of sports can be a wacky and amazing distraction for many people from the mundane tasks of everyday life. Sometimes the world of sports can just be wacky and amazing all on its own.


  20. Icelanders open their hearts and homes to Syrian refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | The Age

    Reykjavik: About 13,000 people from Iceland's population of little over 300,000 have joined a Facebook page asking the government to take in more Syrian refugees, prompting the government to consider the idea. The newly formed Facebook group, Syria is Calling, which has more than 13,000 members, is urging the government to take in 5000.