Posts Tagged ‘iceland’

Iceland Holds Funeral For Glacier Destroyed By Climate Change

Iceland Holds Funeral For Glacier Destroyed By Climate Change Above Photo: People look at the snow at the site of the former Okjökull glacier where a monument was unveiled. Jeremie Richard / AFP / Getty Images To put things into perspective, if the Antarctic ice sheet melted, it would raise global sea levels by around 200 feet. […]

50 pilot whales strand, 20 die in Iceland – 2 weeks after similar event locally

   Some 20 pilot whales have died stranded in mysterious circumstances on the south-western coast of Iceland, emergency services said Saturday, only two weeks after a similarly unexplained mass stranding had already killed dozens of the long-finned cetaceans. The dead whales, part of a group of 50 stranded whales, were discovered late Friday near Gardur, […]

Dozens of dead beached pilot whales found in West Iceland – 2nd recent mass stranding globally

   Dozens of beached pilot whales were detected on Löngufjörur beach on the Snæfellsnes peninsula, West Iceland, yesterday, Morgunblaðið reports. A helicopter pilot for Reykjavík helicopters and American tourists onboard the helicopter noticed the whales during a sightseeing flight yesterday. Judging from pictures they took, all the whales are dead. This part of the beach, […]

Duterte mocks Iceland, says its problem ‘is too much ice’

Iceland filed a draft resolution to the UN Human Rights Council, calling on them to launch an investigation into the controversial ‘war on drugs’ waged in the Philippines under Rodrigo Duterte. Human rights campaigners and some Western politicians accuse the police of extrajudicial killings of dealers and drug users. Duterte denies that the instances of […]

For The First Time In 17 Years, ZERO Whales Will Be Harpooned In Iceland!

The Facts: Donald Trump recently became the first president to set foot on North Korean soil. Regardless of the reasons and all of the nuclear talk, this type of “peace” has never been seen with North Korea. What does it mean? Reflect On: For years the western military industrial complex has been pushing propaganda about […]

American in Iceland Finds a Lump on Her Body and Her Viral Twitter Thread Shows How Much Better Their Healthcare Is

Chicago’s Mary Robinette Kowal is an award-winning historical fantasy and science fiction author, a 25-year professional puppeteer who has worked with Sesame Street, LazyTown, and her own company, a narrator, and a proud owner of two adorable cats. She’s also had her fair share of health scares. While living temporarily in Iceland, Kowal approached her […]

Iceland pro-Palestinian band may sue El Al over bad plane seats

Iceland’s entry in the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, Hatari, is considering filing a formal complaint with Israel’s El Al airline over claims ground crews intentionally seated the band’s members in undesirable seats on their Monday flight from Tel Aviv to London. The techno-metal steampunk act won effusive jeers during the song contest […]

Despite International Ban, Iceland Plans to Kill 2,000 Whales by 2023

Mandy Froelich, Truth Theory Waking Times In February 2019, Icelandic authorities announced their plan to kill more than 2,000 whales over a five-year period. Because the global demand for whale meat is declining, the trade is considered to be inhumane, and the conservation argument has flaws, environmentalists are enraged by the development. Every year until the year 2023, whalers […]

Mythology of Iceland – Elves, Dwarfs, and Fairies

By Thomas Keightley From The Fairy Mythology [1870] IT is in vain that we look into the works of travellers for information on the subject of popular belief in Iceland. Their attention was too much occupied by Geysers, volcanoes, agriculture, and religion, to allow them to devote any part of it to this, in their eyes, […]

Defend the Nation’s Sovereignty: Iceland Wants to Stop Foreign Land Ownership

Iceland is considering a law to ban foreigners from buying its land. The country’s authorities and local residents are concerned about how such land is being used. “First and foremost, I want to defend the nation’s sovereignty,” Iceland’s first environmentalist prime minister, Katrin Jakobsdottir, told Bloomberg. “It matters to us that we can decide how […]

Iceland’s Viking Heroes: Another ‘White Power Freak-Out’ over Nordic Sports Team Embracing Their Heritage

Iceland’s World Cup Team Depicted as Vikings in Official Video An official video promoting Iceland’s historic bid to win this year’s World Cup has been blasted for its white power imagery and for portraying the players as ‘inhuman’. The video depicts Iceland’s squad as Viking warriors in an animated illustration. Players such as Everton’s Gylfi […]

Iceland Is A Gun-Loving Country With No Shooting Murders Since 2007

While the remote island is the size of Kentucky and has a population similar to St. Louis, Missouri, Icelanders say the U.S. can learn from their gun laws. Once again we can look to Iceland for setting the trends that are benefiting the people of the country. After Iceland suffered a heavy hit […]

Iceland drops proposed circumcision ban

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Bitcoin bandit makes prison break, flees Iceland on PM’s plane

Sindri Thor Stefansson and 10 other people were arrested in February in connection with the theft of 600 computers used to mine bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. The computers, worth some $2 million, are still missing. Stefansson was being held in a low-security Sogni prison in the rural south of the island nation. According to local […]

Earthquake swarm hits North Iceland

     Almost thirty earthquakes occurred in North Iceland and the ocean north of Iceland last night. The largest earthquake of the swarm occured at 2.30 AM at a magnitude of 3.0. Its origins were around 20 km North East of Siglufjörður. The swarm began at around 00.30 last night and most of them were at […]

Reykjavik, Iceland: The Last European Capital Without a Rabbi Gets One

Rabbi Avi and Mushky Feldman hope to ignite a Jewish fire under the Northern Lights You can kayak from New York to Iceland in 1,317 hours. Or fly Icelandair in five. At least that’s the tagline Iceland’s main airline plastered all over the Big Apple a few years ago as part of an ad campaign […]

‘Attack on Judaism’: Scandinavian Jewish Leaders Protest Iceland’s Proposed Circumcision Ban

Should Iceland outlaw circumcision for boys – a common practice among Jews and Muslims – it will prevent Jewish communities from being established in the country, Jewish leaders warn. A bill that would ban the nonmedical circumcision of boys younger than 18 has triggered a strong reaction from the heads of Scandinavian Jewish communities. It […]

ICELAND – Jewish Community Survival Threatened As Iceland Set To Ban Jewish Circumcision

ICELAND – Jewish Community Survival Threatened As Iceland Set To Ban Jewish Circumcision   ARUTZ SHEVA – The leaders of the Jewish communities of four Nordic countries said that a bill proposing to ban nonmedical circumcision in Iceland “will guarantee” that no Jewish community is established there. The presidents of the umbrella groups of Jewish communities in Sweden, Denmark, […]

Anthropologist Convinced Elves Live Alongside Regular People In Iceland

Since the beginning of time, elves have been the stuff of legend in Iceland, but locals here will earnestly tell you that elves appear regularly to those who know how to see them. Construction sites have been moved so as not to disturb the elves, and fishermen have refused to put out to sea because of […]

Iceland’s New PM Is a 41-Year-Old Anti-War Feminist and Environmentalist

Iceland’s new prime minister is a 41-year-old anti-war feminist, democratic socialist, who is also an expert on crime literature. Katrin Jakobsdottir plans to make the small island nation a world-leader in fighting climate change. Her Left-Green Movement will lead a coalition government with two parties across the political spectrum in the hope it gives Iceland […]

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