Travels in the North

Musings on arctic holidays

Tag Archives: BBC

Iceland: In from the cold

Interesting program from the BBC World Service about how Iceland has recovered from the economic crash in 2008.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p00y2wsy/Global_Business_Iceland_In_From_the_Cold_%281%29/

Talks about the mistakes in trying to position Iceland as a centre for finance, but then how they’ve recovered with a diversifying economy.

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BBC short film about reclining sea ices levels in the arctic

Interesting clip from the BBC’s John Hammond about arctic sea ice, set to shrink to a record minimum sometime next week. Summer in Britain has been a bit of a washout, the place to be was obviously 70 degrees North…

http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/features/19362809