How the Seals are Saving Hvammstangi (S01/E11)
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February 13, 2018
Just off the Ring Road in the north of Iceland, a small town once known for hunting seals has breathed new life into their community with a much more sustainable industry: seal watching. At the Seal Center in Hvammstangi, scientists and museum professionals are working together to study seal life in Iceland and help visitors engage more meaningfully and responsibly with some of Iceland’s cutest locals. I spoke to Sigurður Líndal Þórisson to learn more. Music in this episode is by Jónas Sig.