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Entries in iceland (2)

Thursday
Dec062012

Fly fishing the Midfjardara River

Friday
Apr062012

More dam good news?

The Icelandic Government has accepted NASF‘s objections to a new hydro-electric generating scheme on Iceland‘s biggest river and suspended the plans to build three dams to power generation plants.

Iceland‘s largest power company had proposed a hydro project for the Thjórsá, Iceland's biggest river system and home to brown trout, sea trout, char and the countries largest stock of wild salmon.

LINK (Via: Fish and Fly)

Saving Iceland says don't pop the champagne bottles just yet.

Many of Iceland's rivers and Geothermal areas remain under serious threat from planned dams, reservoirs, geothermal exploitation and planned heavy industry projects

Dreamland is a documentary film that documents what happened when Iceland built the biggest dam in Europe to provide Alcoa cheap electricity for an aluminum smelter in the rugged east fjords of Iceland.