An earthquake at Katla volcano yesterday night does not indicate a pending volcanic eruption.
Nature & Travel
Iceland is experiencing a summer heat wave this week, with temperatures rising over 25°C (77°F) for the first time since 2013.
On the Facebook page of the travel agency Guide to Iceland, there is a video of someone swimming in Brimketill, a geological formation and natural lagoon on the Reykjanes peninsula.
An insect species never before seen in Iceland was found during the Icelandic Institute of Natural History’s annual research expedition to Surtsey.
Páll Guðmundsson, manager of the Icelandic Touring Association, is unsatisfied with gutters that have been set up by the creek Laugalækur in the Landmannalaugar area in Iceland’s southern highlands.
One of Iceland’s most popular and beloved natural sites, the Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon in the country’s southeast, will officially become a nature reserve today.
Although some years it feels as though the number of summer days in Iceland can be counted on one hand, meteorologist Trausti Jónsson has claimed that summer in Iceland actually lasts well into September.
A stretch of road, sunk underwater in the creation of a reservoir for the Búðarháls hydroelectric plant in southern Iceland, still appears on road maps sold around Iceland today.
Following a major sewage leak, swimming conditions at the Nauthólsvík geothermal beach are being closely monitored.
Centuries-old circular stone sheepfolds can be found across Iceland. Some think they are reminiscent of Celtic architecture and there has been speculation about whether they were used for purposes other than sheltering sheep.
Volunteers at Rauðasandur, a remote red sand beach in the West Fjords, easily managed to fill a 25 cubic meter (33 cubic yards) container with trash they collected last Saturday.
Sigríður Línberg Runólfsdóttir and her husband, Halldór Margeir Sverrisson, captured an unexpected scene yesterday when they were flying their drone over Álftafjörður fjord in the Westfjords: a whooper swan attacking a sheep.
Visitors to Eyjafjörður fjord in North Iceland could be lucky enough to meet with the spectacle of up to 20 humpback whales currently sojourning there.
Þórir Kjartansson, resident of Vík í Mýrdal, South Iceland, managed to catch a precious family moment on tape of a fox and her seven curious little cubs.
Skógafoss waterfall in South Iceland has been added to the Environment Agency of Iceland’s list of endangered areas.
Icelandic President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson ascended to the top of Hvannadalshnjúkur, the highest peak in Iceland last week.
Thousands of tourists have pledged to behave responsibly on their travels in Iceland since a campaign run by tourism promotion site Inspired by Iceland kicked off on Friday.
Offensive slogans, initials, and other words have been carved into a moss-covered hillside in the Nesjavellir Geothermal area in Southwest Iceland.
Five Icelanders, led by the accomplished mountaineer Leifur Örn Svavarsson, have completed a 1,300 km (808 mi) trek across the Greenland ice cap.