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My Turn: Alaska, Iceland teaming up on geothermal is a win-win

...and diplomatic briefings in Reykjavik, Iceland, confirmed for me that citizens of this...and bust. My long-term interest in Iceland has focused on that nation's expertise...CSG colleagues, our experience to help Iceland deal with a major fiscal crisis. A year...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112108/opi_358417467.shtml
Remembering the Vikings - 'iron slicks' of the muskegs

Have you ever seen oil patches in the muskegs around Juneau? In Iceland, these patches are called "jarnbrak" ("iron slick"). This common sight in this region is a sure sign of anaerobic bacteria...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-24/remembering-vikings-iron-slicks-musk
Outdoors
Iceland president says whale hunt only for research

ANCHORAGE - The president of Iceland said Monday it would be wrong to ascribe...whale hunt in more than a decade. Iceland launched three ships on Sunday to...resumption of commercial whaling by Iceland. Asked if that were the case, President...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081903/sta_whalehunt.shtml
News
Tourism industry sweats ferry shutdown

...likely the ferry system is to capture tourists from other continents, she said. The company recently booked a large group from Iceland on Alaska ferries."How important is the tourism industry (to Alaska)?" Gladwell said. "That's what the Legislature...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-07/tourism-industry-sweats-ferry-shutdown
State | Local
Arts organizations meet to work toward global collaboration in the North

...vice director of the Northern Norway Art Museum, in a release.Future NAN meetings are slated for spring 2016 in either Iceland or Russia, and winter 2017 in Tromsø, Norway.Northern Art Network members include: Anchorage Museum (Alaska), Archangelsk...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-03/arts-organizations-meet-work-toward-globa
Art
My Turn: Murkowski on Arctic ignorance: Let it go!

...council is composed of eight voting nations that have territory inside of the Arctic Circle: Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden and the U.S., as well as six permanent participant groups that represent the indigenous peoples...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-22/my-turn-murkowski-arctic-ignorance-le
Opinion

...starting with the Netherlands in 2001. The others include Belgium, Spain, Canada, South Africa, Norway, Sweden, Portugal, Iceland, Argentina, Denmark, France, Brazil, Uruguay, New Zealand, Britain (except for Northern Ireland), Luxembourg, Finland...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-26
Not For Web
Murkowski attending Arctic conference

ANCHORAGE - U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski is attending a conference in Iceland focused on the Arctic.Murkowski's office says the Alaska Republican and U.S. Arctic representative Admiral Robert Papp will...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-30/murkowski-attending-arctic-conference
State
Iceland service from ANC begins Wed.

...Sundays and flights to Reykavjik on Mondays and Thursdays.The Iceland-based airline's website lists flight time from Anchorage...passengers convenient and economical flights from Alaska to Iceland and a refreshing new option when flying from Alaska to Europe...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-14/iceland-service-anc-begins-wed
State
Bankrupt Iceland is getting steamed

...might achieve some of their demands. Take Iceland, the first but surely not the last country...neoliberal Independent Party collapsed. Iceland's interim government, built from a...to fall in the current global crash. Iceland's currency, the krona, has collapsed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021109/opi_386865448.shtml

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