Iceland Trying to Keep Humans from Trashing Mother Earth

10,000 ISK worth of coins fished out of hot spring in Geysir geothermal area

The Icelandic Environment Agency has been trying to crack down on the practice of throwing small coins and change into hot springs, installing signs explaining to travellers that the practice is banned as well as mounting clean-up efforts to fish coins out of springs. One hot spring in the Geysir geothermal area, Blesi, yielded 10,000 ISK in small change when volunteers cleaned the spring last summer.

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