A mission statement was signed yesterday regarding the establishment of a national park in the central highland of Iceland.
In a Vanity Fair interview, published Saturday, Icelandic musician Björk voices her fear that if the Icelandic government’s plans realize, within five or ten years “there will be no more highlands.”
In an Interview with Sky News last Friday, Icelandic musician Björk called the Icelandic prime minister and the minister of finance “red neck politicians,” blaming them for “trying to erase the Icelandic highlands.”
Member of Parliament Svandís Svavarsdóttir, a member of the Left Green Movement and former minister for the environment, believes the Paris Climate Agreement has brought climate issues back into the discussion in Iceland, after silence regarding the issue before last parliamentary elections.
A video with a new song by comedian and environmentalist Ómar Ragnarsson, starring him and singer Egill Ólafsson (from the band Stuðmenn), filmed mostly in Iceland, has just been released on YouTube.
More and more frequently, passengers from cruise ships visit the nature reserve at Hornstrandir, West Fjords, leaving their mark on the land in recent years.
Musician Björk and writer Andri Snær Magnason today held a press conference at Gamla bíó cinema to protest a recent decision by the Icelandic and UK governments to establish a task force to look into the feasibility of connecting Iceland’s energy grid with that of Britain via a ...
Just when we thought our coverage of Justin Bieber had come to an end, it turns out he has left our park rangers in Skaftárhreppur, South Iceland, worried.