Environmental and outdoor recreation groups which have banded together to raise awareness about the need to protect the Icelandic highlands will hold a festival at Háskólabíói cinema in Reykjavík tomorrow.
Nature & Travel
This past winter in Iceland has reportedly been one of the coldest here since the turn of the century.
This summer in Iceland will be colder than average with a 30-percent chance of a wetter than usual summer, according to meteorologist at the Icelandic Met Office Trausti Jónsson.
Twenty-four people were on board the whale watching boat Faldur, operated by Gentle Giants, in Skjálfandi Bay, 3.5 nautical miles from land when they noticed smoke coming from the engine room at around 11 am this morning, according to stundin.is.
Search and rescue services were called out to Holtavörðuheiði pass, on the Ring Road between North and South Iceland, yesterday when a 12-car pileup occurred in bad weather.
Not only migrant birds have arrived in Iceland, bringing with them a hope of spring—so have the whales. A blue whale, the largest animal on earth, was sighted from whale watching boat Náttfari, operated by North Sailing, on Skjálfandi bay in Northeast Iceland early this week.
Snow, sun, snow, sun… A time-lapse video showing the weather outside the headquarters of the Icelandic Met Office in Reykjavík from 5 am to 4 pm yesterday in 40 seconds, gives a good idea of how changeable the weather in Iceland can be.
Iceland Review editor and photographer Páll Stefánsson and his friend, Morgunblaðið photographer Ragnar Axelsson (RAX), completed their Ring Road trip with a detour of the West Fjords last Thursday. Here are some of the pictures Páll took along the way.
The Iceland Aurora Films team recently published the video Reykjavík Aurora of the northern lights seen from central Reykjavík. Because of light pollution, people usually drive away from the capital to view or photograph the aurora borealis.