Iceland's Financial Crisis

Iceland's Financial Crisis

Date: March 11, 2010
Creator: Jackson, James K.
Description: This report discusses the banking collapse in Iceland. Iceland's banking system had collapsed as a result of a culmination of a series of decisions the banks made that left them highly exposed to disruptions in financial markets. The collapse of the banks raised questions for U.S. leaders and others about supervising banks that operate across national borders, especially as it has become increasingly difficult to distinguish the limits of domestic financial markets.
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Iceland's Financial Crisis

Iceland's Financial Crisis

Date: November 20, 2008
Creator: Jackson, James K.
Description: On November 19, 2008, Iceland and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) finalized an agreement on a $6 billion economic stabilization program supported by a $2.1 billion loan from the IMF. Iceland's banking system had collapsed as a culmination of a series of decisions the banks made that left them highly exposed to disruptions in financial markets. The collapse of the banks also raises questions for U.S. leaders and others about supervising banks that operate across national borders, especially as it becomes increasingly difficult to distinguish the limits of domestic financial markets.
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An Ocular Physiological Explanation for Visual Sensations in Near-Death Experiences

An Ocular Physiological Explanation for Visual Sensations in Near-Death Experiences

Date: Winter 2006
Creator: Stefansson, Einar; Traustason, Sindri & Eysteinsson, Thor
Description: Article proposing that near-death phenomena may be explained by the different tissue pressures in the eye and brain, which influence the consequences of reduced arterial blood pressure.
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Our Planet : Kick the Habit - Towards a low carbon economy

Our Planet : Kick the Habit - Towards a low carbon economy

Date: May 2008
Creator: Lean, Geoffrey
Description: Our Planet is a periodical magazine published by the United Nations Environment Programme. This issue is devoted to a discussion of ways to reduce carbon emissions in order to reduce the threats of climate change.
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The World on Mercator's Projection, Western Part

The World on Mercator's Projection, Western Part

Date: 1812
Creator: Hebert, L. & Pinkerton, John, 1758-1826.
Description: Hand-drawn color map of the western part of the world as known in 1812. Shows major rivers, explorers' routes, place names and locations of some population groups. Relief is marked by hachures.
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Tunza: The UNEP Magazine for Youth, Volume 5, Number 1, 2007

Tunza: The UNEP Magazine for Youth, Volume 5, Number 1, 2007

Date: 2007
Creator: Lean, Geoffrey
Description: Tunza is a UNEP magazine for and by young people. This issue is devoted to climate change and the International Polar Year.
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Tunza: The UNEP Magazine for Youth, Volume 5, Number 4, 2008

Tunza: The UNEP Magazine for Youth, Volume 5, Number 4, 2008

Date: 2008
Creator: Lean, Geoffrey
Description: Tunza is a UNEP magazine for and by young people. This issue is devoted to environmental problems associated with islands, including invasive species, threatened species, and rising oceans.
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Newsmap. Monday, September 7, 1942 : week of August 28 to September 4

Newsmap. Monday, September 7, 1942 : week of August 28 to September 4

Date: September 7, 1942
Creator: [United States]. Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Russia; North Africa; Mediterranean; Belgian Congo; Western Europe; Solomons; New Guinea; Iceland; China; Siberia. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Inset maps show Battle areas in the Southwest Pacific; the Mediterranean arena. Includes photographs: Well-dressed commando; Pudding for a Panzer; Avro Lancaster bomber; Moving tanks up; Tanks train in the U.S. deserts. Back: Russian Armored Vehicles. Includes text descriptions of 8 tanks and 28 photographs.
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GEO Year Book 2006: An Overview of Our Changing Environment

GEO Year Book 2006: An Overview of Our Changing Environment

Date: 2006
Creator: United Nations Environment Programme
Description: This publication describes major global environmental issues and policy decisions during 2006.
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European Union Enlargement

European Union Enlargement

Date: January 26, 2012
Creator: Archick, Kristin
Description: This report discusses the status of European Union (EU) enlargement and its implications for both the EU itself and U.S.-EU relations. It includes a history of the European Union, the process of enlargement, overviews of current EU candidates, prospects for future enlargements, and U.S. perspectives.
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