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News Iceland » Health: WTH?! Iceland Resumes Hunting Endangered Fin Whales After 2 Year Break

News channel or source: https://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/iceland-resumes-hunting-endangered-fin-whales/
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

The last two hunts were canceled due to Japanese authorities refusing to important Iceland’s catch due to unmet health code requirements, News Observer reports. But now whaling company, Hvalur hf (Whale Inc.) have announced that they are preparing two ...

News Iceland » Health: Iceland company to resume commercial hunting of fin whales

News channel or source: http://www.krqe.com/news/world/iceland-company-to-resume-commercial-hunting-of-fin-whales-1/1128677126
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

Fin whale hunting stopped in Iceland after the 2015 hunt, when Japanese authorities refused to import Iceland's catch because of unmet health code requirements. Fin whales are the world's second-largest whales after blue whales, and Iceland is the only ...

News Iceland » Health: Iceland’s proposed circumcision ban

News channel or source: https://pursuit.unimelb.edu.au/articles/iceland-s-proposed-circumcision-ban
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

For a small country, Iceland makes a big impact globally. Recently, the Nordic island proposed legislation that would, before the age of consent, criminalise male circumcision that is unnecessary “for health reasons,” stating individuals who remove ...

News Iceland » Health: Iceland resumes fin whale hunt after two-year pause

News channel or source: https://phys.org/news/2018-04-iceland-company-resume-commercial-fin.html
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). Iceland's whaling season opens on June 10. Whalers this year have a quota of 161 fin whales, compared to 150 in 2017. In addition, Hvalur is entitled to use 20 percent of its unused quota from last year ...

News Iceland » Health: What is palm oil, and why did grocery chain Iceland pull it? The controversy, explained

News channel or source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/food/2018/04/10/what-palm-oil-and-why-did-grocery-chain-iceland-pull-controversy-explained/503314002/
Publication date: uesday 10 April 2018

The British food retailer Iceland said it plans to cut the use of palm oil in ... Some studies claim palm oil has other health benefits. Global demand and production of palm oil is growing dramatically.

News Iceland » Health: Iceland to restart commercial whaling

News channel or source: http://www.bostonherald.com/business/business_markets/2018/04/iceland_to_restart_commercial_whaling
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Fin whale hunting stopped in Iceland after the 2015 hunt, when Japanese authorities refused to import Iceland’s catch because of health code requirements that were not met. Fin whales are the world’s second-largest whales after blue whales, and Iceland ...

News Iceland » Health: System Dynamics Society Preparing International Conference in Reykjavik, Iceland

News channel or source: https://www.newswire.com/news/system-dynamics-society-preparing-international-conference-in-20436637
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

Educators throughout Iceland are invited to learn more ... mathematics, social science, health, and economics classes. At the conference, a special set of systems thinking and System Dynamics (simulation) modeling presentations and workshops will ...

News Iceland » Health: Need to be ‘part of something bigger’ drove Irish firm’s sale to Iceland Seafood

News channel or source: https://www.undercurrentnews.com/2018/04/13/need-to-be-part-of-something-bigger-drove-irish-firms-sale-to-iceland-seafood/
Publication date: hursday 12 April 2018

They are looking at the long-term health of the business,” he told Undercurrent ... “It’s a fair valuation for the family and Iceland Seafood is doing a good deal, which will improve their overall numbers, strengthen the company, and put them ...

News Iceland » Health: Iceland sets target of 191 kills as country resumes whaling

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/iceland-sets-target-of-191-kills-as-country-resumes-whaling/ar-AAw0X2l
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

Iceland and Norway are the only countries in the world to authorise ... the claims from the Japanese authorities that the Icelandic company had not met Japanese health standards. The company’s attempts to ship 1,700 tonnes of whale meat to Japan via ...

News Iceland » Health: Opposition erupts as Iceland eyes banning most circumcisions

News channel or source: http://tbo.com/health/opposition-erupts-as-iceland-eyes-banning-most-circumcisions-ap_health9952db2496e34c3ca577d913bdc07c9b
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Since 2006, only 21 boys under the age of 18 have been circumcised at Icelandic hospitals or private clinics, according to Iceland's Directorate of Health. The agency could not say how many were for religious reasons. Thorkelsson said the surgical ...