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Whaling Industry: Japan, Norway and Iceland compete to lead $31 million market

Thousands of whales are murdered each year for their blubber, meat and ambergris even though commercial whaling is banned worldwide. Whaling is the process of hunting down whales. Thousands of whales are murdered each year for their blubber, meat and ambergris even though commercial whaling for profits is banned by the International Whaling Commission (IWC) […]

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‘It’s a perfect tourist eruption’: Iceland volcano could erupt for years

The volcano in Iceland spewing lava into the sky since it erupted last Friday could continue its spectacular display for years, potentially becoming a new tourist attraction on the island known for its natural wonders. Thousands of Icelanders have flocked to the site of the eruption on the Reykjanes Peninsula, some 30 kilometers southwest of […]

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WATCH: Drone captures mesmerizing footage of erupting volcano in Iceland

After thousands of mild and not-so-mild earthquakes in Iceland, Mount Fagradals ejected a stream of lava from its belly, spewing the river down its side like a glacier of fire. Many people flocked to the nearest road to the mountain to look at the glowing embers but one photographer flew his drone right over to […]

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Iceland Volcano Eruption: Fagradalsfjall seems to be calming

The volcano that erupted in Iceland seems to be subsiding, scientists say. Lava at Fagradalsfjall burst through a crack in the Earth’s crust hundreds of metres long and a series of small fountains turned the night sky red. JUST IN – Eruption underway at Iceland's #Fagradalsfjall volcano. pic.twitter.com/DxcrEru8Tm — Disclose.tv 🚨 (@disclosetv) March 19, 2021 […]

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Iceland: After thousands of earthquakes volcano erupts near capital Reykjavik

A volcano has erupted south-west of Iceland’s capital Reykjavik, the country’s meteorological office says. It says the fissure is about 500-700 metres long at Fagradalsfjall on Reykjanes peninsula. The last eruption there was some 800 years ago. Iceland has recorded more than 40,000 earthquakes in the past three weeks. In 2010, the eruption of another […]

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‘Lava is trying to push its way’: Iceland hit by over 40,000 earthquakes in 20 days

Icelanders are having sleepless nights as the country has been hit by over 40,000 earthquakes in mere 20 days. No one knows when the next one will hit or how much damage it will cause, leading citizens on constant high-alert. WATCH: Volcano erupts near Iceland’s capital Reykjavik However, their troubles look far from over, as […]

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Two beluga whales taken from the ocean ten years ago are being trained to return to the sea

Two beluga whales taken from the sea nearly ten years ago are being returned to the ocean. Little Grey and Little White are now being looked after at the world’s first open water sanctuary for belugas in Iceland. It is the first time the belugas have been in the sea since they were captured by […]

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Iceland lab’s testing suggests 50% of coronavirus cases have no symptoms

Iceland’s large-scale testing for the novel coronavirus could influence how the world understands the outbreak. Experts have said comprehensive testing is key to controlling coronavirus, and creating a more accurate picture of the spread of Covid-19. This island-nation of 360,000 is doing just that. As of Tuesday, Iceland had tested more than 17,900 people for […]

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Iceland preserves McDonald’s burger and fries after stores shut a decade ago

A decade after McDonald’s shut down its stores in Iceland, thousands of online users followed the live slow decay of the last order. The burger with a side of fries protected in a glass case. The American chain closed its only three branches in Iceland during the subarctic island’s financial crisis in 2009, making it one […]