The Environment Agency of Iceland has decided to temporarily close Reykjadalur valley to visitors due to environmental strain.
Icelandic energy company HS Orka has begun clearing drilling lots by the Eldvörp crater row on the Reykjanes Peninsula.
Iceland’s Ring Road is now equipped with a network of electric car charging stations, making it possible to drive around the entire country by electric car for the first time ever.
The President of Iceland was spotted ‘plogging’ last weekend, a new exercise trend combining jogging with picking up litter.
The Public Health Authority of Northeast Iceland has approved a joint plan between Skútustaðahreppur municipality and 13 local companies to reform sewage treatment in the region.
The City of Reykjavík will lend 100 individuals electric bicycles this summer in order to encourage environmentally friendly commuting.
The Environment Agency of Iceland will begin measuring air pollution from cruise ships docking in Seyðisfjörður, East Iceland.
Iceland is number six on the list of countries with the highest proportion of Veganuary participants.
Icelanders have become increasingly aware of and concerned about environmental issues since the turn of the century.
Oversight of fish farming companies is lacking according to ecologist Christian Gallo of the Westfjords Natural History Institute.
The Icelandic Food and Veterinary Authority (MAST) has authorized a large-scale increase in fish farming in the West Fjords.
Raising Iceland’s sewage treatment up to international standards would require an investment of ISK 50-80 billion (USD 475-760 million/EUR 405-648 million).
A committee researching guidelines for establishing a national park in the central highlands of Iceland has submitted its final report to the Minister for the Environment and Natural Resources.
Foreign tourists who visit Iceland in the winter report being happier with their experience at popular tourist spots in Iceland than those who visit during the summer.
Iceland is renowned as a ‘green’ country in many ways, yet it certainly does have its dark sides in terms of environmental impact. Food waste, recycling, and waste management issues are pressing environmental concerns for the country as it leaves a large environmental footprint
A revolutionary new project at Hellisheiði Power Station in South Iceland could mark a turning point in the fight against climate change.
The West Iceland Nature Research Center has requested the cooperation of mink hunters in a research project aiming to gather more information about mink populations in Iceland.
Two million cubic meters (70.6 million cubic feet) of gravel and rock have been mined from the south side of Ingólfsfjall mountain, South Iceland.
Over the weekend, residents of Reykjanesbær in Iceland’s southwest smelled the effects of odor pollution resulting from the United Silicon plant in the area.
The Icelandic minister for the environment and natural resources considers it urgent to review access controls for tourists to the remote Hornstrandir nature reserve in the West fjords, now that cruise ships have begun docking there.