How do you catch a 37-kilogram cod? If you’re Akranes fisherman Guðmundur Elíasson, you do it with a simple handline.
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The Vaðlaheiði tunnel in North Iceland will end up costing around double the original estimate, according to the company responsible for its construction.
Geologists are not sure what to make of seven craters which were recently discovered off Iceland’s north coast, RÚV reports.
The Environment Agency of Iceland will begin measuring air pollution from cruise ships docking in Seyðisfjörður, East Iceland.
Domestic airline Air Iceland Connect had to cancel nearly half of its flights to and from Ísafjörður in February.
An inspection conducted by the Environment Agency of Iceland found no trace of the 53,000 salmon that died at a fish farming facility in mid-February.
Buses are now being charged for parking at Keflavík Airport, despite requests from the Icelandic Travel Industry Association to wait for a ruling on the issue.
Only about 1.5 percent of agriculturally usable land in Iceland is certified for organic agriculture.
The Icelandic Coast Guard is expected to receive an unmanned aircraft to use in collaboration with law enforcement this summer.
The planned construction of a service centre in the highlands of Iceland will be subject to an environmental assessment.
An earthquake measuring as much as 4.5 occurred 11 kilometers off the northeast coast of Grímsey island.
An Icelandic Coast Guard helicopter rescued two hikers in trouble east of Hofsjökull glacier in the highlands this week.
The District Court of the West Fjords has sentenced three men to pay fines for violating nature conservation laws in Hornstrandir Nature Reserve.
Weather across South Iceland was extreme this morning, with wind speeds reaching 65 metres (213 feet) per second by Hvassafell mountain.
Road workers spent six and half hours on Monday clearing snow from the road around Súðavíkurhlíð mountain in the West Fjords.
Nearly every hotel in the capital area was fully booked on Sunday night, leaving travelers who’ve been stranded in Iceland because of inclement weather without a place to stay.
The area around Öræfajökull glacier continues to show increased activity as the largest earthquake detected in the area, M3,6 on the Richter scale, occurred there this morning.