Today is winter solstice.
The Icelandic Food and Veterinary Authority (MAST) is reviewing a request from a British company interested in transporting three beluga whales from an aquarium in Shanghai, China, to Vestmannaeyjar islands.
The video ‘Etheral,’ shot by Evosia Studios, shows an aerial view of the Icelandic highlands, which you can view here.
A moonbow, sometimes called a moon rainbow, was detected in Fáskrúðsfjörður, the East Fjords, early Tuesday morning.
Katla can be one of Iceland’s most dangerous volcanoes. Earthquake activity in Katla this summer has provoked interest and fear that an eruption might be imminent. Iceland Met does not think so and has issued a report explaining why.
Six new species of birds have settled in Iceland since the turn of the century. Being a settler is not a well-defined term, but when a bird returns for nesting for 10 years or so, it seems fairly safe to say that it settled.
Counting sheep is advised when you’re having trouble sleeping, but counting seals should keep you awake.
Yesterday, the South Iceland District Court acquitted artist Marco Antonio Evaristti, who had been charged with breaking nature protection laws for pouring red dye into the geyser Strokkur.
Two German photographers captured pictures of a dust devil by Hjörleifshöfði, South Iceland, yesterday afternoon.
Lake Mývatn, the renowned pearl of nature in Northeast Iceland, is under immense pressure from the increasing number of tourists.
A large old tree was last week felled in the garden of a house on Laugarásvegur in Reykjavík—without the permission of the homeowners.
Many frequent flyers have a lot of information collected about them, some of which turns out to be quite surprising.
A rare phenomenon called a moonbow, or moon rainbow, was caught on camera near Stykkishólmur, West Iceland, Sunday evening.
More and more frequently, passengers from cruise ships visit the nature reserve at Hornstrandir, West Fjords, leaving their mark on the land in recent years.
South Iceland is in the limelight again―this time the scene of a video made by new stars of the French music scene.
Just when we thought our coverage of Justin Bieber had come to an end, it turns out he has left our park rangers in Skaftárhreppur, South Iceland, worried.
Jón Þórðarsson, mayor of Borgarfjörður Eystri, East Iceland, estimates 40,000 tourist will come to the village this year to see puffins at Hafnarhólmi islet.
The flow in Skaftá River rapidly increases and now measures almost 800 cubic meters per second at Sveinstindur.