Slightly elevated levels of bacteria from soil have been detected in the cold water in various Reykjavík neighbourhoods.
Nature & Travel
Icelanders have become increasingly aware of and concerned about environmental issues since the turn of the century.
The number of tourists visiting Fjaðrárgljúfur canyon has nearly doubled, thanks in part to a Justin Bieber music video filmed there in 2015.
Haukur Sigurðsson is creating an app to help visitors get to know Ísafjörður by ‘peeking into’ locals’ homes.
Passengers aboard nine airplanes that landed at Keflavík International Airport around 9 o’clock this morning are stuck in their seats due to weather.
The Icelandic Met Office has issued an orange warning for the capital area, as extreme weather has hit Iceland. Winds have reached up to 45 metres per second in some areas. Further extreme weather is expected in the next days.
Farmers around Iceland are showing increasing interest in breeding so-called ‘leader sheep,’ unique to the Icelandic breed.
The Icelandic Met Office has issued a weather warning for Breiðafjörður, the West Fjords, and Northwest Iceland today.
The Icelandic Road and Coastal Administration is cautioning drivers in East Iceland to be on the lookout for reindeer herds during their travels.
Jón Gnarr, the Icelandic comedian, author, and erstwhile Reykjavík mayor, will soon be leading personalized walking tours of the capital city to the tune of USD690 [EUR574] a person.
New Year’s Eve fireworks are likely to blame for a fire that scorched the eastern slope of Skógafoss waterfall in South Iceland.
Oversight of fish farming companies is lacking according to ecologist Christian Gallo of the Westfjords Natural History Institute.
Six adults and a small child were taken to a health clinic yesterday after a passenger boat accident in West Iceland.
One woman in her 20s is dead and seven others have been seriously injured following a bus accident in South Iceland.
Rare Kelvin Helmholtz clouds, known as “wave clouds” in Icelandic, caught the attention of Reykjavík residents yesterday.
Fatal and serious traffic accidents in the first ten months of this year were fewer than during the same period in recent years.
The sun will rise at 11:30 am this morning and set at 3:30 pm, giving Iceland only four hours of daylight on the Winter Solstice.