The importance of whales to ecosystems at sea and on land is a growing area of research. There is an expanding body of evidence to suggest that high numbers of whales support other lifeforms throughout the ecosystem—including those the whales prey upon—and commercial fish stocks.
News 2017 - April
A new service and community center in the West Fjords village of Þingeyri hopes to become a national example of how to deal with, and create opportunity from, the loss of important services in remote villages.
A deal has been reached between RVK Studios and Buccaneer Media in the UK for the production of a television drama series about the so-called Guðmundur and Geirfinnur case.
If geothermal power stations on the seabed become a reality in Iceland, the plan is to sell the power straight to Europe through an undersea cable.
According to current Pirate Party MP Gunnar Hrafn Jónsson, then-Prime Minister Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir hid from a group of Tibetan monks in 2009.
Five Icelandic mountaineering enthusiasts are today setting off on a 1,200-kilometer (746-mile) trek along the east coast of Greenland.
It has emerged that the tallest part of the embattled, currently closed, silicon factory at Helguvík was built without permission.
A man has been charged with a string of sexual assaults against a girl in 2015, when he was in charge of a Christian teenagers’ group.
There is disquiet among those who put on artistic and cultural events at Harpa Concert and Conference Center in Reykjavík. The reason is the selection of retail outlets they share the building with.