Leichterer Zugang zum Vulkan

Die „verbotene Zone“ rund um das Ausbruchsgebiet am Gletscher Eyjafjallajökull in Süd-Island wurde verkleinert. Die Ringstrasse, Islands Autostrasse Nummer 1, die den Gletscher entlang an der Südküste verläuft, ist wieder für den Verkehr geöffnet.

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Newborn Calf Named after Iceland Eruption

There was a lot going on when the calf Gosi was born on the farm Núpur below the Eyjafjöll mountain range in south Iceland on April 14, the day that the volcanic eruption began in Eyjafjallajökull glacier. It was named Gosi, after the eruption (from gos, the Icelandic word for eruption).

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Pension Funds in Iceland Lower Payments

Most pension funds in Iceland have decided to lower their pension benefit payments due to poor yield. There is one exception, though. The Pension Fund for State Employees (LSR) delivered a 2.9 percent real yield last year and will therefore increase its payments.

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Flight Schedules in Iceland Return to Normal

Although there is nothing to indicate that the volcanic eruption in Eyjafjallajökull is coming to an end, it appears as if the ash cloud from the volcano will not disrupt any flights in Iceland in the coming days. All airports can remain open and flight schedules return to normal.

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