Puffins in Iceland

Reykjavík Proposes Environmental Protections

The City of Reykjavík has requested for the island of Akurey in Kollafjörður and the saltmarshes in Grafarvogur to be nationally protected. This is one of several recommendations in the newly-published strategy on biodiversity in the capital region in the coming decade.

Puffin in Iceland

Icelandic Birds on European Endangered List

Ten European bird species are in severe danger of extinction, according to the new red list of European birds, published by Birdlife International, with the European Commission and the IUCN. The puffin, fulmar and razorbill, once very common in Iceland, are all listed as endangered—though not...