Von Bismarck Denies Being Iceland “Nature Terrorist”

myvatnnaturedamage2013_lava_hhGerman artist Julius von Bismarck, who is suspected of being responsible for spray-painting giant letters on natural relics in the Mývatn region in Northeast Iceland, including tuff ring volcano Hverfjall, which is under nature protection, sent a statement to national broadcaster RÚV denying his part in the action.

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Artist Finds North Iceland “Nature Terrorist” Suspect

myvatnnaturedamage2013_moos_hhHlynur Hallsson, a visual artist from Akureyri, believes to have found the person responsible for spray-painting natural relics in the Mývatn region in Northeast Iceland with giant letters in May, branded by the Environment Agency of Iceland as a “nature terrorist.” The actions were illegal and are subject to a criminal investigation.

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Surtsey Island’s 50th Anniversary Remembered

surtsey_psMinister of Fisheries, Agriculture, the Environment and Natural Resources Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson unveiled a memorial on Wednesday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the start of the underwater eruption that formed the island Surtsey and confirm its listing as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Top 10 in Island

only_teardropsDie älteste Singlechart in Island wird jede Woche vom Radiosender Rás 2 zusammengestellt. Hier sind die Titel der letzten Woche, 26. Mai bis 2. Juni.

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