Oversight of fish farming companies is lacking according to ecologist Cristian Gallo of the Westfjords Natural History Institute.
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Six adults and a small child were taken to a health clinic yesterday after a passenger boat accident in West Iceland.
One woman in her 20s is dead and seven others have been seriously injured following a bus accident in South Iceland.
Rare Kelvin Helmholtz clouds, known as “wave clouds” in Icelandic, caught the attention of Reykjavík residents yesterday.
Fatal and serious traffic accidents in the first ten months of this year were fewer than during the same period in recent years.
The sun will rise at 11:30 am this morning and set at 3:30 pm, giving Iceland only four hours of daylight on the Winter Solstice.
An agreement was reached between the Icelandic Aircraft Mechanics Association and Icelandair around 4 am this morning, suspending the mechanics’ strike.
Scrapie, a fatal disease affecting sheep, has broken out on Urðir farm in Svarfaðardalur, North Iceland.
Thousands of travellers have been affected by the Icelandair aircraft mechanics strike, which continues today.
Many Icelandair flights to and from Keflavík airport have been cancelled and others delayed due to an aircraft mechanics strike which began at 6:00 am this morning.
Iceland received the award for most beautiful filming location at the International Film Business Awards, which took place in India recently.
Air mechanics at Icelandair have announced an indefinite strike starting at 6:00 am on Sunday morning unless a collective agreement is reached.
Use of foreign payment cards in Iceland amounted to ISK 188 billion (USD 1.8 billion/EUR 1.5 billion) in the first eight months of 2017, or ISK 23.5 billion per month.
With only 1% of listings on Airbnb available for New Year's Eve, hosts have offered campers, caravans, tents, and cars for rent.
Footage from the NASA satellite Landsat 8 shows the widening of the cauldron, and that the crevasses are becoming more clear, of Öræfajökull volcano.
Just under a hundred earthquakes have been measured in the area Skjaldbreið lava shield since yesterday evening.
Ancient tree stumps found under Breiðamerkurjökull glacier are confirmed to be roughly 3,000 years old.
An Icelandic ‘Ram Registry,’ published yearly, has acted as a matchmaking service for Icelandic sheep for 20 years.
Three new safety information signs have been placed along the popular hiking path up Esja mountain, just north of Reykjavík.