Here you can find downloadable / printable files (mostly as pdf, if you can’t read it, download Acrobat) and other resources for action.


2007 Resources

Multimedia Resources
Iceland’s globalisation: Iceland’s destruction – Click image to enlarge

‘Voice of the Wilderness 2007’, Saving Iceland’s camp and conference newspaper. The newspaper contains articles on the struggles in Narmada, South Brazil, Kashipur, Trinidad, a sermon by Reverend Billy who will preside the conference, a detailed description of the consequences of aluminium production in the extensive article Double Death by Felix Padel and Samerendra Das, an abstract of Eric Duchemin’s presentation of the effects of megahydro on climate, and a range of general information on the Saving Iceland camp and conference.

2007 Camp Resources:


ENGLISH– Flyer for Camp and Conference in pdf


Other Saving Iceland Resources:



Saving Iceland European Targets Brochure – Your Guide to Smashing the Aluminium Industry in Europe – Includes: Maps, photos, names and addresses

A 2008 Update to the European Targets Brochure

* FLYER * ‘Alcoa is Killing Iceland and Trinidad’

Skýrsla vegna Urriðafossvirkjunar – Dr. Ragnhildur Sigurðardóttir

Tólf alhæfingar um beinar aðgerðir leiðréttar – Bæklingur í pdf – Andspyrna útgáfa –

2006 Íslandsvinir Pamphlet – Bæklingur í pdf



Map of the “The Intended Master Plan” with English legend

More photos from Kárahnjúkar

Iceland Under Attack – Maps in English showing the “Intended Master Plan” for the destruction of Iceland / Very useful, but dated in that in a desperate attempt to rescue the glacial rivers it offers the geothermal fields as an alternative source of energy for heavy industry. At the time that the maps were being prepared (in 2004) many Icelandic environmentalists pointed out the folly of such a naive “strategy”. Now that heavy industry has turned its greedy eye on the geothermal areas this sceptisism has been proved right. SI have always been opposed to any use of geothermal energy for heavy industry.

Map of power options

Map of hydro power options

Map: Geothermal Energy in Iceland

Gagnavefsjá – Map server

Energy Statistics in Iceland 2006 (includes a map of powerlines, substations and power plants)



Activist Security (most aspects incl. campaigns, personal security, letter writing, cell phones…)

Anonymous web-surfing and e-mail

TrueCrypt – Free open-source disk encryption software for Windows and Linux

Gpg4Win – EMail-Security using GnuPG for Windows

Tor – program to download for anonymous web-surfing (not for strong anonymity)


Direct Action Guides

Ozymandias Sabotage Handbook

Ecodefense: A Field Guide To Monkeywrenching

Act Up – Civil Disobedience Manual – Civil Disobedience Documents

Road Raging – Mutant Media

Information about the aluminium industry

Frumvinnsla áls – Lýsing á hinni mengandi og orkufreku framleiðslu álbarra. Þýtt úr ï’Foiling the Aluminum Industryï’

IRN Aluminium toolkit – Foiling the Aluminum Industry: A Toolkit for Communities, Activists, Consumers, and Workers

Behind the Shining: Aluminum’s Dark Side

Jamaica Bauxite Environmental Organization – Excellent video section showing the horrors of the mining of bauxite…

ALCAN CSR Profile 2005 pdf – Can ALCAN claim to be the Best? It’s Corporate and Social Responsibility in Question

Scanned articles on the damming and industrialisation of Iceland.

    We also host a lot more articles to read – click the ‘Articles’ tab to the left and ‘Destroyed Areas’ (articles specially about Karahnjukar) to the right.

‘Power Driven’ magazine version in PDF- One of the best English language articles written about Kárahnjúkar. Published in the British newspaper The Guardian

‘Power Driven’ online version in PDF

Il paradiso non puo attendere – La Repubblica delle Donne pdf. Italian translation of Guardian article. p.96

Dutch translation of Guardian article

Ice Burks! – SchNews article – Serves as an excellent follow up to the Guardian article

Damned Nation – The Ecologist – Very good on the spiel behind the Kárahnjúkar dams and ALCOA

Kárahnjúkar leaflet (short) – International Rivers Network (IRN) & Friends of the Earth International

A Project on Thin Ice – Factual analysis of Karahnjukar dam-project by IRN (more substantial than the IRN & FEI leaflet)

Analysis of Barclays’ loan to the Karahnjukar dam-project from IRN and Friends of the Earth

Sue Doughty’s answer to Mitchell’s “amendment” to her Early Day Motion which Icelandic media tried to suppress!

Economic analysis of mega projects



“The Ark” – Ómar Þ. Ragnarsson – – Day by day monitoring of the destruction of the Kárahnjúkar area – Photo galleries

Photos from the land that is being destroyed by the dams at Kárahnjúkar

More photos from Kárahnjúkar

UPDATED!! Powerpoint show of some of the areas endangered by the aluminium industry


Films – See also the ‘Films & Slideshows’ to the left

Saving Iceland video interview for Undercurrents Large file, be patient!

Beautiful slideshow of the Jokulsa a Bru in all its living wonder, Kárahnjúkar and Töfrafoss in August 2006, just before the inundation. Photos by Christopher Lund. Music by Damien Rice.

Slideshow compiled from Ómar Ragnarsson’s photographs of the flooding of Halslón. Strange choice of soundtrack

Dramatic interpretation of the Trinidadian smelters

Killing Iceland: The Original Movie! (Clay animation)

Jamaica Bauxite Environmental Organization – Excellent video section showing the horrors of the mining of bauxite…



Saving Iceland interview on Radio – Dublin, March 2006

SI interview on Radio – April 2005

SI interview on Blackbox Radio US – May 2005


Governmental documents and reports

Conclusion of the Environmental Impact Assessment of the Kárahnjúkar project – The Icelandic National Planning Agency

Intended Master Plan for Hydro and Geothermal Energy Resources in Iceland (Click on ‘In English’)

Biological Diversity in Iceland – National Report to the Convention on Biological Diversity



Saving Iceland Illvirkjun/Evil Energy store.
T-shirts, mugs, the Evil energy teddy, postcards and much more. Illvirkjun means evil deeds/evil harnessing of energy and is a pun on Landsvirkjun, the Icelandic National Power Company name and logo. Landsvirkjun is in charge of the evil deeds against our wilderness. They hate it!

Free online Icelandic teacher!

Old Resources

2006 Saving Iceland Pamphlet – English

2006 Saving Iceland Pamphlet – Castellano

2006 Saving Iceland Pamphlet – Italiano

2006 Saving Iceland Pamphlet – Dutch

2006 Saving Iceland Poster in A3

2006 Saving Iceland Poster in A4


Saudárfossar falls and Jökla river at Kárahnjúkar – Now destroyed
by Alcoa and Landsvirkjun

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