Oversight of fish farming companies is lacking according to ecologist Christian Gallo of the Westfjords Natural History Institute.
President of Iceland Guðni Th. Jóhannesson decorated 12 Icelanders with the Knight’s Cross yesterday.
Fourteen judges assume their posts today in the newly formed Land’s Court, which adds a new tier to Iceland’s judicial system.
Icelandic footballer Sara Björk Gunnarsdóttir is number 43 on a list of top 100 women footballers of 2017.
Four artists have been added to the list of those who will receive a so-called “honourary artist salary,” a state-funded grant meant to recognize artistic contributions.
Icelanders’ tradition of setting off huge amounts of fireworks on New Year’s Eve has been the subject of debate this year due to its environmental impact.