The Icelandic Coast Guard is to request an injunction against the landowner charging an entrance fee to Stokksnes near Höfn í Hornafirði, Southeast Iceland.
Nature & Travel
The Icelandic Met Office has advised travelers with trailers that winds of 8 to 15 m/s are forecast in South and West Iceland tonight and tomorrow.
According to the Glacier Research Society of Iceland, Sólheimajökull glacier in the south of the country has retreated 887 meters since 1995, not 240 meters as earlier reported.
Sólheimajökull glacier in South Iceland has retreated 240 meters over the past two decades, according to geologist Björn Oddsson.
Hunter, the border collie lost for nearly a week after his travel cage fell off a conveyor belt and burst open at Keflavík International Airport, has been found safe.
Yesterday afternoon the organization of landowners at Reykjahlíð, an area in Mývatnssveit in the north of Iceland, began charging a fee of ISK 800 (EUR 5/USD 7) for access to the hot springs east of Námafjall. The fee will apply to Icelanders and foreign tourists alike.
Last week landowners at Fróðá near Fróðárrif reef, Snæfellsnes, alerted authorities to dozens of dead seabirds on the beach
The Icelandic woman who has been missing from the Fljótshlíð area for over a week is called Ásta Stefánsdóttir, it has been revealed.
Jinna Yang’s world tour with a cardboard cutout of her father has been closely followed on the internet.
The woman found dead in Bleiksárgljúfur last week died because of a 30 meter fall over the waterfall in the canyon.
A border collie was lost at Keflavík International Airport last Friday when his cage broke whilst being transferred between planes.
The search continues for a woman who disappeared in Fljótshlíð in southern Iceland a week ago, but the number of people searching has now been cut back.
The number of ptarmigan in Iceland has increased by an average of 40 percent between the years 2013 and 2014.
Photographers and non-photographers alike leave Iceland with cameras full of stunning images, so one recent visitor decided to break the mould.
An announcement was recently made on the official Facebook page of Fjallabak Nature Reserve, located in South Iceland, reminding travelers that motor-vehicle traffic is currently prohibited. The post was accompanied by several photos documenting damage done by such traffic.
The forecast is for sun and clear skies across all parts of the country over the next three days.
The temperature is expected to reach up to 22ºC (71.6ºF) with the warmest temperatures forecast for inland in the south and west.
Australian Peter Rolf Hammer, a 69-year-old retired electronic engineer, recently had his images from a five-week trip around Iceland published on Daily Mail Online.
The decision to charge ISK 800 (USD 7, EUR 5) to visit Europe’s most powerful waterfall, Dettifoss in Northeast Iceland, as of June 1 has been reversed.
The ice tunnel being constructed in Langjökull glacier is set to open next year. At 300 meters, the man-made ice tunnel will be the largest in Europe and among the largest in the world.
Fox hunter Guðmundur Jakobsson from Bolungarvík witnessed a female fox attack and attempt to kill a baby seal in the West Fjords yesterday morning.
There are signs that a volcanic eruption occurred in Reykjanes Ridge, 400 to 500 kilometers southwest of Iceland, sometime over the past 20 years.