Arctic Region Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Responding to surge in tourism, Iceland considers visitors' taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | The Globe and Mail

    Overwhelmed by a record number of visitors in spite of its far-flung location, Iceland's government is considering ways of raising taxes in the tourism sector. The alternative would be to limit sightseers' access to the country's most popular spots.

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  2. Victim of Its Own Success, Iceland Considers New Tax on Tourists 17 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Bloomberg

    Overwhelmed by a record number of visitors in spite of its far-flung location, Iceland's government is considering ways of raising taxes in the tourism sector. The alternative would be to limit sightseers' access to the country's most popular spots.

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  3. Up to half of Arctic melting can be explained by natural variationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | Christian Science Monitor

    'But you can't use this as an excuse' to write off the bigger trend in warming, says one of the study's co-authors. A fisherman drives a boat during Secretary of State John Kerry's tour of the Jakobshavn Glacier and the Ilulissat Icefjord in Greenland, on June 17, 2016.

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  4. Well-being in Iceland has Flaws TooRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | Psychology Today

    As much as I recommend following IcelandIc happenings as an antidote to the problem-laden news from elsewhere, the small island-nation of 320,000 hardy souls is not problem-free. Here are some examples.

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  5. Port of AkureyriRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | Tugster

    So is the name of this pilot boat, which was built in this port. Sleipnir was built in 1995, with dimensions 52' x 16.4' and is powered by a single 700 hp Cummins.

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  6. Readersa travel tips for Iceland, Thailand and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    ICELAND: San Jose resident Joe Navejas Jr. visited Iceland this fall, where he hiked to Gulfoss, Glymur and Godafoss, pictured. Our globetrotting readers have been traveling around the world, visiting Iceland, Italy and more.

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  7. New Issue of Iceland Review is OutRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2017 | Iceland Review

    The March/April issue of Iceland Review is out, filled with quality material. In it, you'll find in-depth coverage of news and cultural events.

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  8. EIT Climate-KIC and Partners win bid to host weather forecast centreRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    EIT Climate-KIC together, with it's Core Partner ASTER and Emilia-Romagna Hub for Innovation, successfully bid to host the European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts an intergovernmental organisation supported by 34 states and providing medium-term weather and climate forecasts, as well as strategic information for both civil use and defence. The ECMWF will be hosted in Bologna, Italy and beat off competition from three UK cities, Luxembourg, Espoo in Finland and Akureyri, Iceland.

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  9. President Critical of High CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | Iceland Review

    Icelandic President Gu ni Th. Johannesson believes it was a major mistake after the 2008 banking collapse to make use of an ancient and outdated clause in the Icelandic constitution to assemble the High Court of Iceland .

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  10. The murky Austrian roots of Iceland's Althing Millennium stampsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2017 | Linn's Stamp News

    A vivid drawing of a Viking ship in stormy weather appears on one of the low denominations of the stamp set for the millennium of Iceland's parliament, in 1930. The regular issues of the 1930 Millennium stamps also were overprinted for Official use.

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  11. Solo backpacking in Iceland, the land of fire and iceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | The Gazette

    It is the island of extremes: of glaciers and volcanic springs rumbling side by side; of Norse Paganism and Danish Christianity; of endless sunny skies and unrelenting darkness. Many know it as the land of fire and ice.

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  12. Ed and Cole Soldo's photos from IcelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | Cincinnati.com

    "Thorsmork and Markarfljot crossing" Thorsmork with its downy birch trees provides a glimpse of rare forested land but is accessible only after a river crossing. Ed and Cole Soldo's photos from Iceland "Thorsmork and Markarfljot crossing" Thorsmork with its downy birch trees provides a glimpse of rare forested land but is accessible only after a river crossing.

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  13. Today is Ash WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | Iceland Review

    Carnival is celebrated in many countries at this time of year. In Iceland, the carnival season is limited to three days: bolludagur , sprengidagur and A skudagur .

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  14. Love Stories: Spokane couple's bond spans decades and continents - Wed, 01 Mar 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Love stories celebrates relationships that are strong and enduring. Whether you're dating, recently married, or have passed the 50-year mark, let us tell your tale.

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  15. You can go on a cruise from Cardiff to Iceland in summer 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | IcNetwork

    It's one of the hottest European destinations and soon holiday-makers will be able to go on a cruise to Iceland - from Cardiff. It's been announced today that the Marco Polo cruise ship will be setting sail from Cardiff to four locations during summer 2018 and Iceland is a new addition to the itinerary.

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  16. Multirole M28 Airplane Continuing Latin American And Caribbean TourRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2017 | Aero-News Network

    Sikorsky and its affiliate PZL Mielec are finalizing an M28 short takeoff and landing airplane for its transatlantic flight from southeast Poland to Latin America and the Caribbean. Once in the region, the twin turboprop airplane will demonstrate to interested militaries and commercial transport its ability to move people and cargo into short, unpaved or underdeveloped airstrips.

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  17. Here's what West Bridgford needs to have a thriving high streetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | Nottingham Evening Post

    Pedestrianisation, free parking and specialist shops are some of the things that could make West Bridgford's high street thrive, says a retail expert. Former Wickes and Iceland chief executive Bill Grimsey has warned the town not to try compete with Nottingham for its shopping offer but believes it could learn how to construct its own identity from small towns like Southwell .

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  18. Budget not 'business as usual'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | Mail & Guardian

    In another country-critical speech where the EFF could not resist an opportunity to heckle a minister who has already been persecuted for not complying with President Jacob Zuma's attempts to use the state as personal bank account, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan managed to achieve a standing ovation. The 2017 budget speech was received with acclaim on Wednesday February 22, despite the impact it is going to have on personal income tax - a necessary one to narrow the deficit.

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  19. Iceland's president says he would ban pineapple on pizza if he couldRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    Last week, in a question-and-answer session with pupils at a school in the northern city of Akureyri, President Gudni Johannesson was asked his position on the issue. We can add a new name to 2017's roll call of awful world leaders - if we can spell it - Gu ni Thorlacius Johannesson, president of Iceland.

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  20. Keeping Up With The Kattarshians Is Iceland's Newest Hit ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | Cinema Blend News

    It's more than fair to say that Icelanders are a bit different than the typical American. For example, their last names are usually not family names, but actually one of their parents' names with the Icelandic word for "daughter" or "son" tacked on depending on gender.

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