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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...
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.
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...
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...
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...

...ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden, who is presumed hiding at a Moscow airport transit area, waiting to hear whether Ecuador, Iceland or another country might grant him asylum. He fled Hong Kong over the weekend and flew to Russia after being charged with...
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...
A thank-you letter to Alaskans

...experience this amazing place I call home, I have to leave it. Before the Senate reconvenes, I'm off to a conference in Iceland and then it's back to work here where people call me by my title rather than my first name and we exchange handshakes rather...
Wood boats

...planks). The Vikings used them in raids along the coast of England and Ireland, as well as for expeditions to Greenland, Iceland and even to North America. Powered by oars and sail, they were able to navigate in shallow waters, to the dismay of anyone...


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