Japans Krise unterbricht Islands Walfang

finwhale-kristjanl-einark_ipaDie Jagd auf Finnwale wird in diesem Sommer nicht so ablaufen wie geplant. Die wirtschaftlichen Bedingungen auf dem japanischen Markt – dem Hauptabnehmer für isländisches Walfleisch – sind nach den Erdbeben und dem Tsunami vom März problematisch.

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Icelandic Documentary Aired on BBC4

rax-lastdaysofthearcticThe documentary Last Days of the Arctic about the Icelandic photographer Ragnar Axelsson, aka Rax, and his career was aired on BBC4 this week. he BBC program states that Rax’s photographic series “Faces of the North” is a living documentation of ways of life in the Arctic regions.

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Iceland’s Former PM Haarde Officially Sued

geirhhaarde_ipa-sjoThe official charge against former Prime Minister of Iceland Geir H. Haarde before the High Court (Landsdómur) for serious misconduct in office of various kinds in the lead-up to the banking collapse in 2008 was sent to his defendant, Andri Árnason, on Tuesday.

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