Before being colonised by the Vikings, Iceland was lush with forests but the fearsome warriors razed everything to the ground and the nation is now struggling to reforest the island.
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Two beluga whales from a Shanghai aquarium arrive in Iceland to live out their days in a unique marine sanctuary that conservationists hope will become a model for rehoming some 3,000 of the creatures currently in captivity.
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In the heart of Iceland’s volcano country, 21st-century alchemists are transforming carbon dioxide into rock for eternity, cleaning the air of harmful emissions that cause global warming.
Iceland’s turf buildings, which blend in perfectly with their natural surroundings, are pristine examples of a local architectural tradition dating back to the ninth century.
P.S. Nothing to apologize for, Mr. President, great language skills!
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