The Spectator

Tim Ecott: Why we should let Faroe islanders hunt whales

OPINION: “It’s one of the world’s most ancient traditions – and it does little lasting harm”, writes Tim Rcott in this article in The Spectator. “The grindadráp (whale hunt) is not merely something from the Faroese past. It is a reminder of their relationship to the sea, and the meat is still a favourite delicacy. Wouldn’t it…

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Faroe Islands first Place to Go in 2014

New York Times – 52 Places to Go in 2014 READER’S CHOICE: JANUARY 53. Faroe Islands The Faroe Islands are an archipelago in the North Atlantic Ocean, about halfway between Norway and Iceland (though actually a self-governing territory within the Kingdom of Denmark), with a population of fewer than 50,000 people. I was born and raised…

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Fiskerne som lever av og med havet

(NO)  NRK fortsetter sin jakt på de lokale historiene, og i februar blir det fiskerisamfunnet på Sommarøya og Brensholmen i Troms der vi kan få se hvordan de lever av og med havet. I februar startet nemlig NRK serien “Yttersia” – om livet som fisker i et lite fiskerisamfunn langs kysten iTromso har snakket med…