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The Faroe Islands take preserving the environment very seriously as their livelihoods depend on healthy populations of fish and wildlife. The Faroes produce 45% of their electricity through renewable sources and have numerous regulations in place to protect natural resources and environments.1

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CyclingTips 
Created by volcanic eruptions some 55 million years ago, the Faroe Islands are an archipelago of 18 spectacularly crafted igneous rocks that rise high above the ocean somewhere between Scotland and Iceland in the North Atlantic. Originally settled by ... See more..
New York Times 
COPENHAGEN — Oil companies are interested in restarting the hunt for oil and gas in the scarcely explored seas off the Faroe Islands neighbouring the more mature UK North Sea, the head of the Faroese Geological Survey said. No economically viable ... See more..
The Sun 
THE sea was turned red with the blood of whales during a gruesome ritual whale massacre on the Faroe Islands. Hundreds of animals were slaughtered with ... See more..
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The Quint 
The islanders depend on whale meat and blubber for their food. See more..
Telegraph.co.uk 
Wild, wet and windy for almost 365 days a year, the Faroe Islands are a playground for adventure seekers and inquisitive foodies, whatever the weather or season. The short summer, however, is the best time to catch a glimpse of the millions of ... See more..
Hindustan Times 
The killing of the mammals on such a large scale has turned the sea red, prompting criticism from animal rights organisations as well. (Shutterstock\filephoto ... See more..
USA TODAY 
Windstar Cruises has unveiled an unusual new itinerary that features stops in some of the most remote North Atlantic islands. See more..
Travel+Leisure 
After a slow winter, the Faroe Islands' Vagar Airport reported a 25 percent increase in visitors in May — and is set to break more visitor records this summer. “May has proven to be very satisfying indeed. Normally we have some 20,000 – 25,000 ... See more..
PinkNews 
The road to approving same-sex marriage has finally been completed. See more..
The Independent 
After waking early, I've driven to this sparsely-populated spot near the northernmost point of the island of Esturoy, one of the 18 that make up the Faroe Islands. The manager doesn't need to feel worried. I don't. It would be hard to in this remote ... See more..
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