Scandinavia - a way to go!
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Author Archive: Arnar Palsson

Scandinavia – a way to go … reflects my passion for travel and to give others an inspiration by my heritage of Scandinavia with stories from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, and their associated territories, Greenland, the Faroe Islands, the Åland Islands and Sápmi (Lapland). You can find me on Google+ and LinkedIn as on Twitter and Facebook.

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Fish waste used for textile, fashion and biomedical products

13/12/2013 | By | Reply More
Fish waste used for textile, fashion and biomedical products

Fish waste is often disposed in landfills or dumped at sea; however, there are alternative uses that add economic value Globally, fisheries and aquaculture industries produce 130 million tonnes of fish waste per annum. This consists of by-catch, onboard waste, home waste and industrial waste. Fish waste include fish meal, fish oil, fertiliser and hydro- lysates (e.g. protein hydrolysate). […]

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Iceland is full of hidden secrets waiting to be discovered

13/12/2013 | By | Reply More
Iceland is full of hidden secrets waiting to be discovered

Iceland has plenty of natural attractions to decorate your festive experience, from fjords and volcanic fields to the beautiful Northern Lights One of those hidden secrets is the Snæfellsnes peninsula, home to some of Iceland’s most remarkable natural and historical phenomena. Situated in the middle of the peninsula you will find Grundarfjörður a charming fishing village on […]

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Advent and Christmas in Scandinavia is a mixture of traditions

29/11/2013 | By | Reply More
Advent and Christmas in Scandinavia is a mixture of traditions

Advent is a season observed in many Western Christian churches as a time of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of the Nativity of Jesus at Christmas Advent is the beginning of the Western liturgical year and commences on Advent Sunday, December 1. this year. The term is an anglicized version of the Latin word adventus, […]

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Icelandic fisheries – from fishing to value of total catch

28/11/2013 | By | Reply More
Icelandic fisheries – from fishing to value of total catch

In recent years have value of total catch increased due to responsible fisheries in Iceland Management of the fishing grounds around Iceland is based on allocating a fixed share of the permitted catch of the various species to each vessel. Icelandic policy The Icelandic government works constantly to ensure self-sustaining utilization of the natural resources. […]

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Meet Aussie surfer girl Laura Enever try the waves in Iceland

27/11/2013 | By | Reply More
Meet Aussie surfer girl Laura Enever try the waves in Iceland

As a professional surfer, Laura Enever travels year-round competing at famous waves around the world on the ASP World Tour What’s not to love about Laura Enever? The 21-year-old World Tour surfer turns heads with her bold style both in and out of the water. Halfway through her third year on tour, Laura drops in […]

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Reykjavik Art Museum now online showing Icelandic heritage

27/11/2013 | By | Reply More
Reykjavik Art Museum now online showing Icelandic heritage

Reykjavik Art Museum is the largest visual art institution in Iceland Reykjavik Art Museum is situated at three different locations in the city of Rekjavik: the Kjarvalsstadir exhibition hall at Miklatún, Hafnarhus, located in downtown Reykjavik, and the Ásmundur Sveinsson Sculpture Museum and Park at Sigtún. The Museum possesses the largest art collection in Iceland and […]

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New app points the way to Comet ISON

25/11/2013 | By | Reply More
New app points the way to Comet ISON

Updated by the minute, the app promises to point users in the direction of Comet ISON, whose location can change quickly The anticipation is building for Comet ISON’s potentially dazzling night sky show this month and a new mobile app promises to help skywatchers spot the comet with telescopes, binoculars and their own eyes, NBC […]

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