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25. mars 2013

Viðbrögð við niðurstöðum fundar CITES í Bangkok

Fundir aðildarríkja CITES lauk í dag. Tillögur um strangara eftirlit með verslun með afurðir hákarla í útrýmingarhættu voru samþykktar. Ísland lagðist gegn tillögum um frekari verndun hákarla í útrýmingarhættu og studdi tillögur um leynilegar atkvæðagreiðslur. meira

29. október 2012

Whale Watching in Iceland

In 2011 nearly 130 thousand tourists went whale watching in Iceland. This compared with the mid 1990s when the first whale watching trips were on offer, represents an adventurous development in nature-based tourism. To many, Iceland is the best destination world wide for those who would like to see these giants in their natural environment. meira