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Voices of Alaska: U.S. has opportunity to focus on Arctic issues

...participants at the recent 2014 Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik, Iceland, it is clear that the Arctic conversation has gained momentum...There is the Nordic Arctic of Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland where the infrastructure is developed, multiple transportation...

...of the Arctic Circle hasn't stopped Iceland from nurturing a rich and varied design...policy was published this spring, and the Iceland Academy of the Arts gave its first master's...flew ahead to help find safe passage to Iceland. The raven has been a common design motif...
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Unalaska officials head to Iceland

...Unalaska city officials will leave today on a 10-day trip to Iceland. The trip is at the invitation of a company that wants to sell the city geothermal energy. City manager Chris Hladick said Iceland America Energy, a subsidiary of Enex, has acquired geothermal...
Faithful worship vital to spiritual growth

Recent press releases on the length of life for men in Iceland took many by surprise. Conventional wisdom had touted the...climbs may be a better idea. The average lifespan of a man in Iceland is currently 81.6 years which is the longest in the world...
Eyes in the sky: Funny River Fire hightlights potential for unmanned aircraft

...Miller said. In the weeks following the Funny River Horse Trail fire Rogers traveled from Alaska to Washington, D.C., to Iceland to Spain for worldwide meetings on the fast-evolving technology of unmanned aircraft. One hurdle that was made apparent...
New technology could answer lingering questions

...this technology located archival fish tagging technology, which appears capable of the task. Star Oddi based in Gardabaer, Iceland is a company which has developed this technology. This tag uses the earth's magnetic field, internal navigation along with...

...was the second fishery in the world to receive certification through the Ireland-based Global Trust Certification, which handles international verification on sustainability of natural resources. Iceland's cod fishery was the first.
Noting Alaska's role, Hagel unveils first U.S. Arctic strategy

...of established nation-states. Engagement and cooperation with Canada and the other Arctic nations - Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia and Sweden is a cornerstone of our strategy. Arctic nations have publicly committed to work within a common...
A fishy United Nations treaty

...made its fisheries less important. In Iceland, however, fishing was premier. Following WWII, Iceland gained its independence from Denmark...other countries were fishing cod close to Iceland. So in 1952 Iceland extended its territorial...
Ash3D is federal answer to ash cloud response

...concerns. Following the 2010 eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull Volcano, costing...marked area, Mastin said. In the 2010 Iceland eruption forecasters overcompensated when...on the model. Already observatories in Iceland, South America, Ecuador and Indonesia...


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