In Iceland, it’s Economy v. Nature. Or is it? Video.

Via elephant journal
on Jan 14, 2010
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Film: Dreamland.

What’s Dreamland about? The…

…destruction of “one of Europe’s last intact wilderness areas” coming as a prerequisite. As a National Geographic report put it, Iceland faces a stark choice: “exploit a wealth of clean energy or keep their landscape pristine.”

A new documentary, Dreamland (directed by Magnason and Andri Snær), brings Magnason’s book to life, telling the tale of a nation “becoming caught up in a plan to turn its wilderness and beautiful nature into a massive system of hydro-electric and geothermal power plants.” After opening in Icelandic cinemas last week it has become the second-most popular Icelandic documentary ever…

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3 Responses to “In Iceland, it’s Economy v. Nature. Or is it? Video.”

  1. Sum Doood says:

    Well, they've great potential for (off-shore) wind and tidal power too.

  2. mary says:

    bury the cables, no need for pylons

  3. scholarships says:

    Today, while I was at work, my cousin stole my apple ipad and tested to see if it can survive a thirty foot drop, just so she can be a youtube sensation. My iPad is now broken and she has 83 views. I know this is totally off topic but I had to share it with someone!