Photographer Johannes Magnus

Decoupling pioneers: Nordic activities at COP21

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg sent off the Nordic COP21 pavilion to a flying start by announcing a 500 million USD partnership with the World Bank to boost climate action in developing countries. The next two weeks will bring a total of more than 50 events and numerous other activities at the pavilion under the…

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The buildings of Masdar City

Nordic Innovation Incubator helping Nordic companies grow in the Middle East

Nordic Innovation has hired Nordoest to operate the Nordic Innovation Incubator in Masdar City, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The purpose of the incubator will be to support Nordic companies entering the Middle East, and provide them with a space to develop their business plans alongside the Masdar Institute. “The UAE is a natural point of…

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Photographer Johannes Jansson/norden.org

Nordic (Energy) Efficiency – New issue of “Green Growth the Nordic Way”

The latest issue of “Green Growth the Nordic Way” is published in connection with the pre-COP21 event World Efficiency in Paris, October 13-15. Under the heading of “Nordic Efficiency” the Nordic Council of Ministers and the Nordic embassies in France present a number of green solutions – both from the public and private sector.

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Green Energy Travel offers Iceland eco tours

Iceland tour provider Green Energy Travel is offering eco tours across the country for small groups and families who want to enjoy a relaxing journey with a cosy atmosphere. Green Energy Travel aims to show the country’s sights in a personal, exciting way, without unnecessary environmental stress. The company conducts its tours in an eco-friendly…

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Anemone composite starting ocean curbs fatness – Kamagramart.com

Now a days there are many study are going on by the most professional team of medical scientists or in R& D Centers (research and Development centers) has announce with the news of that the attendance of the complex termed as ShK-186 which is fundamentally consequential from a sea poison that is chosen as anemone…

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Walsh Electronic Installs A Major Energy Monitoring System At Virginia Tech University

Commercial Electrical Contractors dealing with electrical constructions and maintenance services for major clients as well as households, recently announced the major electrical contact they had closed at the Virginia Tech University Campus. The owner, Mr. Ed Walsh who has been in electrical business since 1985, had much to rejoice and share on this massive deal….

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IJslandse tour operator High North lanceert nieuwe Nederlandse website

De nieuwe Nederlandse website is een aanwinst voor de IJslandse tour operator High North. De website van de tour operator die super jeep safari tours biedt, is ook te vinden in het Engels en Duits, maar nu focust High North zich op de nederlanders die een unieke vakantie in IJsland willen. High north biedt zowel…

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Icelandic super jeep tour organizer High North launches new Dutch webpage

High North, offering unique jeep safari tours in the Southern part of Iceland, launches a new website in Dutch. The website already existed in English and German and with the new Dutch website, High North tries to attract more different markets.  Tourists who visit Iceland want to have a unique experience that takes them away…

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Thor Data Center accommodates Opera Software expansion in Iceland

Thor Data Center, owned and run by Advania – a leading Nordic IT company, recently signed with Opera Software for the expansion of its operations at the green data center in Iceland. Gestur G. Gestsson, CEO of Advania, said, “It’s very important for us to have the continued trust of Opera Software and to be…

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Recycling Cars is Really good for the Environment

Mills Motors notes that recycling cars is the 16th largest business in America. And while this is important, the effect on the environment is more important. When you say, “I want to sell my junk car,” you are beginning the process of entering a business that generates $25 billion a year. The junk car for…

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  • Aspen the mountain pup

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    Aspen the mountain pup and his love for 66°North

    Aspen the mountain pup is the Instagram famous Golden Retriever with over 98,500 followers. When his owners, Hunter and Sarah Lawrence, visited Iceland for the first time on their honeymoon back in 2013, they fell in love with the landscape, the people and the fashion. As big fans of Icelandic outdoor clothing brand 66°North, they…

  • North Sailing

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    Project Opal a great success: NORTH SAILING WINS AWARDS FOR RESPONSIBLE TOURISM

    North Sailing has been named Silver winner of the Best Innovation for Carbon Reduction category at the World Responsible Tourism Awards 2015 at World Travel Market in London. North Sailing won the silver at the prestigious World Responsible Tourism Awards 2015 at the World Travel Market (WTM) in London, November 4th. This is the first…

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    Swedes embrace online media streaming services

    Media consumption in Sweden is increasingly characterized by online streaming services such as Spotify and Netflix. Three out of four 15-74-year-olds now use online streaming services to listen to music or watch video. Youtube, Spotify and Netflix are the most popular online streaming services used. Youtube is free of charge, whereas Spotify is offered both…

  • Suzuki Vitara on F-Road

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    Blue Car Rental: Insurance included in all car rentals in Iceland

    Car rental firms in Iceland cover vehicles with third party insurance as standard, which includes personal accident insurance. This is Icelandic law for driving here. Blue Car Rental is one of Iceland’s main car rental companies and they do provide insurance as standard for most eventualities. This includes coverage from vehicle theft and gravel protection….

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    Insight Asia Travel has currently installed Live Chat with Experts on website

    Insight Asia Travel would like to introduce its live chat installed on its website. Customers now can easily find this live chat application at the bottom of the website on the right hand. Customers can use Video Chat to send real-time video and audio, Screen Share any screen or application, easily share texts and files…

  • CampEasy camper on bridge

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    Can you visit Iceland on a camping holiday?

    Absolutely, is the answer. More and more tourists to Iceland are opting to rent campervans and experience the nature and wilderness atmosphere of this sparsely populate country, rather than be herded into tour buses to the Blue Lagoon and other popular sites. Camping in Iceland is a recommended way to see the best of this…