Genetic Changes to Wild Salmon in Iceland

fishing-laxa-adaldal_psWith farmed salmon having escaped into rivers in Iceland, genetic changes have occurred in the country’s wild salmon stock. This is indicated in a new study of the salmon in Elliðaár in Reykjavík, recently published in the science journal Conservation Genetics.

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No Chinese-Funded Health Village in South Iceland

fludir_pkPlans by Chinese investors CSST International to contribute up to ISK 7 billion (USD 59 million, EUR 44 million) to the development of a health village in Flúðir, South Iceland, have fallen through. Financing projects in health tourism that have come up in the past few years has proven difficult.

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