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Reykjadalur

Reykjadalur May Become Protected Area

Famed for its “hot river” in which you can bathe, the area has become a popular tourist destination in recent years, but has had to be closed by the Environment Agency on occasion when the high level of foot traffic has caused significant damage to the area.

Bunny Trouble in Akureyri

The rabbit population was centered in Kjarnaskógur forest to the south of Akureyri and has grown considerably in recent years.

Pod of Pilot Whales Unexpectedly Spotted in Westfjords

A marine biologist at the Marine and Freshwater Research institute who specializes in whales says that it’s rare for pilot whales to venture so far north, but said that it’s possible that the pilot whales' appearance in Iceland’s waters can be credited to warming ocean temperatures.

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