Tomatoes Can Create 100 Jobs in Iceland

greenhouse_psThe construction of a giant greenhouse to cultivate tomatoes for export is in preparation in the Sudurnes region on Reykjanes peninsula in southwest Iceland. The greenhouse could create between 60-100 full-time jobs in the employment-starved region.

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Hunters and Travelers Protest Limitations in Park

svartifoss-skaftafell_psThe board of the Hunters’ Association of Iceland says Minister for the Environment Svandís Svavarsdóttir broke her promise on consulting with them before accepting the preservation and management plan for the Vatnajökull National Park without changes on Monday. Travelers have objected to the closure of jeep tracks.

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