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Iceland's Economic Recovery Remains Fragile, Five Years After ... - Huffington Post UK

Iceland's Economic Recovery Remains Fragile, Five Years After ... - Huffington Post UK | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
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Treasury Budget proposal in Iceland 2014 - News of Iceland

Treasury Budget proposal in Iceland 2014 - News of Iceland | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
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Treasury Budget proposal in Iceland 2014
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The key objective of the budget proposal is to ensure improved living conditions for the people of Iceland.
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Northwest Passage crossed, but it's not a boon for business

Northwest Passage crossed, but it's not a boon for business | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
Disappearing Arctic sea ice has brought new opportunities for shipping, and placed the top of the world squarely on industry and politicians' agendas.
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How Renewable Energy Has Fueled Iceland's Miraculous Comeback - Worldcrunch

How Renewable Energy Has Fueled Iceland's Miraculous Comeback - Worldcrunch | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
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KEFLAVIK — The first thing that strikes you on landing at Keflavik International Airport is the weather. It's raining.
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Iceland bank wants loan extension - IceNews

Iceland bank wants loan extension - IceNews | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
IceNews Iceland bank wants loan extension IceNews landsbanki Iceland's state-run Landsbanki bank wants to renegotiate the conditions of a £1.5bn bond in an effort to slow payments to other countries' governments.
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Iceland wants in on oil hunt

Iceland wants in on oil hunt | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
Climate change opens up new possibilities in the Arctic, and Icelanders say they don’t want to stand on the side lines while their neighbours reap the benefits
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Iceland could provide renewable energy to UK

Iceland could provide renewable energy to UK | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
Plans being discussed by both governments could bring cheap, renewable Icelandic electricity to UK via an undersea cable
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Company surveys Canadian Arctic fibre optic cable route

Company surveys Canadian Arctic fibre optic cable route | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
Plans underway to bring reliable broadband to one of the most remote areas on the planet; local lawmakers in Nunavut say they fully support the plan
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The Norwegian Research Council is funding Emerging Leaders 2014. How to apply

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Iceland's president: Arctic crucial to America

Iceland's president: Arctic crucial to America | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
By Jason Miks

GPS digital producer Jason Miks recently sat down with Icelandic President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson to talk about his decision to launch the Arctic Circle, the new great game in the Arctic,  and why the region matters for U.S.
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Iceland Seeks to Cash In On Its Abundant Renewable Energy - Yale Environment 360

Iceland Seeks to Cash In On Its Abundant Renewable Energy - Yale Environment 360 | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
Iceland Seeks to Cash In On Its Abundant Renewable Energy Yale Environment 360 As Iceland struggles to get back on its feet after a fiscal crisis that began in 2008, CRI is one of numerous ventures seeking to turn the geologic hotspot's renewable...
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Greenland is the final frontier for lower-cost mining - Resource Investor

Greenland is the final frontier for lower-cost mining
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Mining brings an awful lot of money into the local and national economies. It provides jobs and taxes.
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Arctic Oil Discovery Heralds More Finds in Norway's Barents Sea - Bloomberg

Arctic Oil Discovery Heralds More Finds in Norway's Barents Sea
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Norway may see a series of Arctic oil finds after a well produced crude from a previously unproductive layer of rock, explorer Lundin Petroleum AB (LUPE) said.
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University of Iceland higher on the list of best universities in the world - News of Iceland

University of Iceland higher on the list of best universities in the world - News of Iceland | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
News of Iceland University of Iceland higher on the list of best universities in the world News of Iceland The University of Iceland is for the third year running ranked among the 300 best Universities in the world according to The Times Higher...
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Sweden: Volvo pushed hard keeping back leadership in September sales. - focus2move.com

Sweden: Volvo pushed hard keeping back leadership in September sales. - focus2move.com | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
In September 2013 Swedish car market rose 7.2%. Following the awful performance reported in the last month, when market share dropped behind Volkswage...

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University of Iceland Holds Top 300 Position - IcelandReview

University of Iceland Holds Top 300 Position - IcelandReview | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
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The University of Iceland holds its place on the latest Times Higher Education list of the world's 300 best universities, rúv.is reports.
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Inside the Arctic Circle, Where Your Facebook Data Live

Inside the Arctic Circle, Where Your Facebook Data Live | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
Its remote Swedish data center is leading a server revolution
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Inside the Arctic Circle, Where Your Facebook Data Live - Businessweek

Inside the Arctic Circle, Where Your Facebook Data Live - Businessweek | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
Inside the Arctic Circle, Where Your Facebook Data Live
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Every year, computing giants including Hewlett-Packard (HPQ), Dell (DELL), and Cisco Systems (CSCO) sell north of $100 billion in hardware.
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Greenland powers up fifth hydroelectric plant

Greenland powers up fifth hydroelectric plant | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
Taking another step on its “road to energy independence”, island country now has five hydro plants
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Expansion of Greenland’s main port would pay for itself, consultants say

Expansion of Greenland’s main port would pay for itself, consultants say | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
Benefits of larger ships being able to dock and unload will more than make up for costs of rebuilding Nuuk harbour
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Canada agrees to export shale gas to Japan

Canada agrees to export shale gas to Japan | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
Canada joins US as second country to provide the natural resource to the land of the rising sun
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L'embargo européen sur les produits dérivés du phoque confirmé

L'embargo européen sur les produits dérivés du phoque confirmé | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
La Cour de justice de l'UE a confirmé jeudi le rejet d'un recours déposé par la principale organisation inuit du Canada visant à autoriser le commerce des produits dérivés du phoque en Europe.
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250 tons of lamb meat from Iceland to USA - News of Iceland

250 tons of lamb meat from Iceland to USA - News of Iceland | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
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"We have already sent 140 tons of lamb meat to the USA and plan to send 110 more" says Magnús Freyr Jónsson, CEO of KVH slaughterhouse in Hvammstangi in Northwest Iceland.
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Tanker Starts on Arctic Sea Route Via Northeast Passage

Tanker Starts on Arctic Sea Route Via Northeast Passage | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
Stena Bulk’s tanker Stena Polaris, with a cargo of 44,000 tons of naphtha, is sailing from the Gulf of Finland via the North-East Passage to South Korea - a route that passes through Arctic waters - in a 31-day voyage.
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