Black Report on Reykjavík Birdlife

The situation of the birdlife on the Reykjavík Pond is unacceptable and the indifference of city authorities is not consistent with the birds’ importance for city dwellers, according to a new report conducted by two ornithologists for the Reykjavík City’s environment and transport division.

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DesignMarch in Reykjavík Next Week

DesignMarch, a four-day feast for designers, businesses and everyone interested in design, will take place in Reykjavík next week, March 18-21. Various events, lectures and exhibitions reflecting the diversity in Icelandic design are on the program.

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Accommodation Bookings Increase in Iceland

The number of accommodation nights was 2.9 million in 2009, which is a 6.6 percent increase from the previous year. Accommodation nights increased between years in all types of accommodations, apart from hotels and guest houses where bookings remained stable.

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Icelandic Manuscripts Good Source on Climate

Scientists who are researching Icelandic clams state in a new report that oxygen isotopes inside the clams may prove the best source on global climate change that has been found so far. Moreover, the clams show that the ancient Icelandic manuscripts were quite accurate in their description of the climate.

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