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Whale Sanctuary Enlarged

Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture Þorgerður Katrín Gunnarsdóttir has signed a regulation enlarging the whale sanctuary in Faxaflói bay.

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Groundbreaking Seabed Geothermal Research Allowed

The National Energy Authority has granted North Tech Energy a license to locate and research geothermal energy on the seabed around Iceland. The company’s CEO says it could become one of the biggest energy projects ever embarked upon in Iceland.