Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture Þorgerður Katrín Gunnarsdóttir has signed a regulation enlarging the whale sanctuary in Faxaflói bay.
Sigrún Geirsdóttir and Harpa Hrund Berndsen completed a seven kilometer (4.3 mile) ocean swim this weekend from Drangey island to the coast of the Reykjanes peninsula.
If geothermal power stations on the seabed become a reality in Iceland, the plan is to sell the power straight to Europe through an undersea cable.
The Clean Up Iceland campaign officially launched yesterday with the beaching of a plastic sea monster.
The National Energy Authority has granted North Tech Energy a license to locate and research geothermal energy on the seabed around Iceland. The company’s CEO says it could become one of the biggest energy projects ever embarked upon in Iceland.