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3 hrs ago | Iceland Review

Foreigners Pay More to Fly with Domestic Airline

Domestic airline Eagle Air offers different prices for fares in the Icelandic and English versions of its website.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

CSP

Food and Drink in the Land of Fire and Ice

OAKBROOK, TERRACE, Ill. -- Iceland is a place of overwhelming beauty. It's at once desolately remote--NASA astronauts trained for landing on the moon here in the 1960s--and truly alive, as the ground steams, boils and bubbles, waterfalls roar at frightening speeds, and volcanoes sit ominously under their icecaps, decades overdue to erupt.

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Related Topix: World News, Iceland, Travel, Europe Travel, Iceland Travel, Dining, Oakbrook Terrace, IL,

CBC News

4 out of 7 western premiers gather in Iqaluit on Nunavut Day

Nunavut Premier Peter Taptuna is greeted by Greenland Premier Aleqa Hammond at the Nuuk airport on June 30. Today he'll welcome premiers from Yukon, N.W.T. and Alberta as the Western Premiers' Conference gets underway in Iqaluit.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

KRMG-AM Tulsa

UK trip leader recounts fatal polar bear attack

In this Saturday Aug. 6, 2011 photo made available by the District governor of Spitsbergens office, the polar bear which attacked the British youths in their camp on Spitsbergen, Svalbard archipelago, Norway and was shot by one of the group members, is examined by experts in Longyearbyen, Norway.

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Related Topix: Svalbard, World News, Family, Teenagers

Sky News

Polar Bear Killing: Trip Leader 'Wrestled' Animal

Michael Reid says he was bitten on the head as he jabbed the animal in the eyes with his fingers after his rifle had failed.

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Related Topix: Svalbard, World News

Mon Jul 07, 2014

CBC News

Nunavut, Greenland pledge co-operation on seal ban fight

Nunavut Premier Peter Taptuna is back in the territory after leading a delegation to Greenland last week to discuss common issues such as education, the economy and transportation.

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Reuters

UPDATE 1-Iceland to sell first euro bond since 2006

The Republic of Iceland is planning its first euro-denominated bond sale since 2006, a shift away from the US dollar funding it relied on after its banking sector defaulted.

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CNN

Heimaey: The Icelandic town frozen in time by a volcano

A sign reading "Pompei" points the way to an area destroyed by volcanic eruption on Iceland's Heimaey Island in 1973.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, World News, Iceland, Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, Travel

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

KU scientist's Greenland field work highlights climate science debate

So when she said she was going to Greenland, where polar bears roam, he signed off on $500 to buy a heavy-caliber rifle.

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Related Topix: Greenland, World News, Oceanography, Science, Geology, Health

Iceland Review

Biologist: Puffin Numbers Continue to Decline

There are signs that the puffin stock in Iceland is at great risk again this year.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Denver Post

Iceland fired up: Designers take rustic, graphic aesthetic global

Designer Sveinbjorg Hallgrimsdottir looks for inspiration for her art in a field in Eyjafjorour, in northern Iceland.

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Related Topix: World News, Iceland, Life, Hobbies, Crafts, Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Leisure travel rebounding after recession

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Nunatsiaq News

Nunavut, Greenland leaders discuss mining, fishing, seal ban

Nunavut and Greenland have committed to work together more closely to press the European Union on its seal product ban.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Greenland, Travel, Greenland Travel, World News, Canada

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Examiner.com

Game of Thrones Fans Can Visit Where The Show Was Filmed In Iceland

Diehard " Game of Thrones " fans can vacation in the "Land Beyond the Wall" with GreatValueVacations.

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Related Topix: Game of Thrones, Entertainment, Television, Travel, World News, Europe Travel, Iceland, Iceland Travel, Akureyri, Iceland Travel,

Iceland Review

Record Rainfall in Reykjav k

Precipitation in ReykjavA k measured 115.8 millimeters in June, the highest since records began in 1920 and more than three times the June average, according to the Icelandic Met Office .

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Iceland Review

Staff Protest Directorate of Fisheries Move to Akureyri

The Icelandic Directorate of Fisheries will be relocated to Akureyri, North Iceland, before the end of next year.

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Philly.com

Iceland: Geological and musical hot spot

Touching down in Reykjavik, Iceland, days before the summer solstice, I couldn't but echo Led Zeppelin's "Immigrant Song," with Robert Plant's ululations accompanied by images of animated kittens on a Viking ship from a viral video etched in my Internet-addled brain.

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Related Topix: World News, Iceland, Travel, Europe Travel, Iceland Travel, New Orleans, Jazz

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Travel deal: Explore 'Game of Thrones' set in Iceland

The deal: GreatValueVacations is offering the "Akureyri Highlights & The Game of Thrones" tour for die-hard fans of the HBO series.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Iceland Review

OK to Pay ISK 1,200 for Piece of Cake'

Head of the Confederation of Icelandic Industries, Gu run Hafsteinsdottir, said in an interview with visir.is yesterday that the amount that tourists spend in Iceland varies greatly between individuals.

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CiteULike

Controls on short-term variations in Greenland glacier dynamics

Short-term ice-dynamical processes at Greenland's Jakobshavn and Kangerdlugssuaq glaciers were studied using a 3 day time series of synthetic aperture radar data acquired during the 2011 European Remote-sensing Satellite-2 3 day repeat campaign together with modelled meteorological parameters.

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