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The environmental Performance Index scrutinizes the world’s nations on both their ecosystem vitality and their environmental public health. From 11th place in 2008, Iceland rocketed straight to the top in the latest rankings Iceland racked up an impressive 93.5 out of 100 – that’s 4.4 points ahead of the next best country, Switzerland.19Oct2011 | ecofriendly | 1 comment | Continued
The rock underground is full of cracks and small pockets, and these can fill with water. Water that gets trapped in underground caves will get very hot, even hotter than boiling temperature, but it cannot boil because there is no place for steam to escape into the air. This water sometimes finds its way to the surface in the form of hot springs. Most of the hot water stays underground in pockets called geothermal reservoirs.4Dec2008 | ecofriendly | 0 comments | Continued