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Roots of the Rúntur (2006) (58 images)

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In the past twenty years, the fishing industry in Iceland has changed thoroughly. A system of quotas was introduced determining the amount of fish that is allowed to be caught. This lead to an industrialisation of the fleet in order to be able to compete on the world market. The traditional craft of fishing gave way to modern mass production. This more thorough industrialisation in the fishing industry changed the country and its people. A job in this industry is no longer popular among...
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