The spotted seal is critically endangered in Iceland.
Nature & Travel
Famed for its “hot river” in which you can bathe, the area has become a popular tourist destination in recent years, but has had to be closed by the Environment Agency on occasion when the high level of foot traffic has caused significant damage to the area.
Under the new regulations, passengers are encouraged to allow additional time at the airport to go through new security measures, which include passenger interviews.
Two of the five individuals who were transported to the ER suffered serious injuries in the collision.
The rabbit population was centered in Kjarnaskógur forest to the south of Akureyri and has grown considerably in recent years.
New Year's Eve fireworks leave behind them a trail of dust pollution, which could be the highest ever measured in Europe.
A hiker in mt. Kirkjufell fell to his death just after 10 AM this morning, according to an announcement by the police of West Iceland.
An American traveler died after a serious accident on the Steinholtsá River en route to the highlands on Friday.
A marine biologist at the Marine and Freshwater Research institute who specializes in whales says that it’s rare for pilot whales to venture so far north, but said that it’s possible that the pilot whales' appearance in Iceland’s waters can be credited to warming ocean temperatures.
A traveller lost in Fjallabak Nature Reserve in the Highlands was found shortly before 2.00am this morning.
Increased whale strandings in Iceland might be caused by NATO training exercises in the North Atlantic.
'Enough is enough', with off-road driving, says experienced guide Páll Jónsson. He suggests a highland driving permit to ensure that drivers follow the law.
Toll collection for passing through Hvalfjörður tunnel is expected to cease by the end of September.