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Blame the Bieber effect. One ancient canyon in Iceland has been closed to the public over concerns that the scenic spot’s “fragile vegetation” is in danger after a major uptick in foot traffic in recent years. The cleft won fame as the site of a 2015 Justin Bieber music video. Public access for the southeastern Fjaðrárgljúfur canyon was recently shuttered by local environmental officials after being “overrun by visitors,” whose sheer volume is threatening to ruin the ancient canyon’s “fragile vegetation,” Lonely Planet reports. The canyon was the site of the now 25-year-old star’s “I’ll Show You” video, which has since been viewed over 440 million times on YouTube. In the clip, Bi... Full story

23 March