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Ecology, Europe

Bubbling with energy

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With its vast hydropower and geothermal resources, Iceland is drawing envious looks from the rest of Europe. 

 

For locals relaxing in the famous Blue Lagoon spring just outside Reykjavik, sustainable energy comes without compromises. The lagoon’s warm, natural, bacteria-free seawater, sourced from two kilometres underground, is partly why Iceland’s 300,000 residents can afford Europe’s highest energy consumption per capita and still be among the most eco-friendly places on earth. And, if you wondered, the resources are far from running out. Continue Reading…