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Faroe Islands

These Tiny Islands Have More Sheep Than People

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 09.27.2014 | Travel

If you want to get away from it all, and by all we mean all, you should probably make haste to the Faroe Islands, where wild, beautiful nature is ever...

Sea Shepherd Protects Pilot Whales From Bloodbath

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 09.29.2014 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

As governments continue to subsidize the killing of the Earth with $1.9 trillion annually handed over to big oil, gas and coal, their life-threatening pollutants, e.g. methylmercury, are accumulating within the oceans at a staggering rate.

27 Reasons Iceland Is The Most Wonderful Country To Ever Exist

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.14.2014 | Travel

Legend (probably a false legend) has it Iceland was named by some sneaky Vikings who, in a quest to keep it all to themselves, tried to hide the fact ...

The Fantastic Faroe Islands

Richard Powell | Posted 06.30.2014 | Travel
Richard Powell

It didn't take long before I was imaging myself staying there for a season, walking on Koltur's huge, overbearing hill and along the frothing swells of its coastline by day. A romantic dream, I guessed to myself. But then I remembered, that was what had brought me here in the first place.

Transport To The Faroe Islands For Travel Tuesday

Posted 10.29.2013 | Travel

Take a moment for a virtual Travel Tuesday escape to the Danish Faroe Islands. A serene haven of tranquil waters, green grass and colorful houses,...

Climate Change Is Poised to Cause Chaos in the North Atlantic Herring Fishery

Andrew David Thaler | Posted 09.25.2013 | Green
Andrew David Thaler

The Herring War, a battle over Atlanto-Scandian Herring quotas, may be the first major international conflict directly attributed to anthropogenic global warming.

The Faroe Islands: More Than Fermented Sheep

Honest Cooking | Posted 12.17.2012 | Taste
Honest Cooking

Honest Cooking Editor in Chief Kalle Bergman went to the Faroe Islands to feast on some of the best seafood in the world.

PHOTOS: A Dispatch From Ground Zero For Climate Change

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 11.01.2012 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

At more than 70º north of the Equator, I'm standing at ground zero for climate change. Nowhere else on Earth is it warming as quickly as in Greenland, the world's largest island.

6 Extraordinary Island Hopping Adventures

Kensington Tours | Posted 09.27.2012 | Travel
Kensington Tours

Time spent exploring these often overlooked isles is guaranteed to satisfy your wanderlust, no matter how bad the itch.

Faroe Islands Whale Slaughter Sparks International Controversy

Deborah Bassett | Posted 09.30.2011 | Green
Deborah Bassett

"Daddy, why do they kill the whales?" Moved by such an innocent question from a child, the team decided to fly to the Faroe Islands to offer an international perspective on the annual bloodbath as showcased in Confessions of a Eco-Terrorist.

Faroe Islands Pilot Whale Massacre Exposed by Undercover Activist

Deborah Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Deborah Bassett

Last week, The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society captured shocking and highly disturbing images of 236 pilot whales brutally slaughtered in the town of Klaksvik in the Danish Faroe Islands.