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The EcoStreet Blog
The Road in Iceland: Environmental disaster or economic progress?
Katie Wise and Ashley Moradipour need your help to make a documentary that tells the story of a group of dedicated Icelanders vs. a big road constuction project.
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East Going West
The search and rescue team in the AzingeyjarsA1 2sla region, east of Akureyri, North Iceland, was called out at midnight last night to search for a tourist who had planned to spend the day photographing the waterfall Dettifoss but had not returned to his hotel in Akureyri.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Seasonal evolution of supraglacial lake volume from ASTER imagery
Water stored in and released from supraglacial lakes is an important factor when considering the seasonal and long-term evolution of the Greenland ice sheet.
From the main street in rsh fn
In the last ten years the population of Iceland has increased by 12 percent. However, in the Northeast region of AzingeyjarsA1 2sla,which reaches from just east of Akureyri all the way to BakkafjA rA ur, the population has decreased by 10 percent over the last ten years, 640.is reports.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Greenland Ice Is Discharging At Fast Rate: NASA
Image Caption: The calving front of Greenland's Jakobshavn Glacier seen during an IceBridge survey flight in 2012.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Man Charged for False Promise of Iceland-Croatia Tickets
A man in his twenties was last week charged with defrauding people after he sold them tickets to the Iceland vs. Croatia World Cup 2014 playoff in ReykjavA k in November last year but failed to provide them with the tickets, ruv.is reports.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
NASA data shed new light on changing Greenland ice
Research using NASA data is giving new insight into one of the processes causing Greenland's ice sheet to lose mass.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
We Have a Problem: The Science Behind Rising Seas
Around the village of Ilulissat, Greenland are icebergs that broke off from the Jakobshavn Glacier.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Short Stories: Snow, Handball and Concerts
Ring Road 1 between Lake MA1 2vatn and EgilsstaA ir has reopened. There is still a lot of snow, as can be seen on the Road and Costal Administration's web cameras.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Emirates News Agency
President of Iceland laud UAE's role as 'global clean energy partner'
ABU DHABI, 6 March 2014 - President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson of Iceland has lauded the key role the UAE has been playing in the global clean energy scene.
The Raw Story
Iceland environmentalists protest as China joins Arctic oil race
An Icelandic environmental group poured cold water over the Arctic nation's dreams of becoming an oil-producer Wednesday, following the approval of a Chinese-led exploration bid off the country's north coast.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
From the Kitchen: Fastnachts, noodles celebrated in March
This week we mark Shrove Tuesday or as it is known locally, Fastnacht Day, while Icelanders know it as Bolludagur or Bun Day so you will find here a recipe for Bolludagur.
Best coffee cities in the world
Fifteenth-century Arabs were the first to cultivate coffee and a Frenchman was behind the 1843 debut of the world's first commercial espresso machine.
Iceland Winter Games in Akureyri this Weekend
Final preparations for this weekend's Iceland Winter Games are currently underway on HlA A arfjall, Akureyri.
Ash Wednesday in Iceland
In many countries carnival is celebrated at this time of year. In Iceland, the carnival season is limited to three days, Bolludagur , Sprengidagur and A-skudagur .
Tue Mar 04, 2014
One of the most common volcanic formations in Iceland are pseudocraters. They are formed by steam explosion when lava meets water.
Canada's True North Gems gets mining licence from Greenland
A worker with True North Gems holds a piece of corundum ore that's studded with crystals.
The PM, according to weekly Akureyri Vikubla today, has handed his constituency, in Northeast Iceland, ISK 97 million for pet projects in his constituency - like ISK 2 million to an enthusiast's club to restore a sheep pen in Neskaupsta ur - out of a total of ISK 205 million paid for cultural preservation since Sigmundur took office last summer.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Man Captures Amazing Aerial Footage Of Dolphin Megapod Migration
This incredible footage from a drone flying over Dana Point in Orange County, Calif.
Car Rescue Operation on Ring Road 1 Takes 20 Hours
The search and rescue team of Vopnafjor ur, Northeast Iceland, spent twenty hours helping a traveler who had passed a closing sign on Ring Road 1, East of Lake Myvatn, and continued on, until he got stuck in snow at Jokulkinn in the Mo rudalsoraefi mountain pass, half way between Lake Myvatn and Egilssta ir.