Five students at Reykjavík University are planning to put on the market a facial cream including an active ingredient made from the placenta of Icelandic sheep.
Farmer Erla Þórey Ólafsdóttir has one sheep who stands out from the crowd. He Has one double-thick horn coming from the middle of his head—just like a unicorn. He does not have the body of a horse, however.
The only female contestant participating in machine shearing at the World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships in New Zealand, February 8-11, is from Iceland.
The charity Family Aid of Iceland has decided not to distribute fur coats to homeless Icelanders, as planned.
PETA (People for Ethical Treatment of Animals) has donated 200 fur coats to the charity Family Aid of Iceland to be distributed to homeless Icelanders.
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 Icelandic Food and Veterinary Authority (MAST) has prohibited the egg producer Brúnegg from bringing new hens into their farm in Mosfellsbær, near Reykjavík.
Following the egg farm scandal last week, in which a farm marketed as eco-friendly was found to be over-crowded and infested with mice, some Icelanders expressed their anger Friday by using eggs as weapons.
Last night, the news analysis program Kastljós revealed deplorable conditions at an egg farm, which for years has been marketed as taking exceptionally good care of its hens and being environmentally friendly.
A number of people witnessed an incident of animal abuse during a sheep roundup in Öxnadalur in mid-September.
A teddy bear, lost by a two-year-old Icelandic girl in Sweden last week, spent several days being pampered at a hotel before being returned to its owner.
If you’re planning to take part in the sheep roundups in Iceland, there is now a tool available to make your life easier.
A reindeer cow unexpectedly joined a herd of sheep that was being rounded up from the mountains in Mývatnssveit district in North Iceland Friday night.
“I thought my days were numbered,” stated María Jóhannsdóttir, cattle farmer at the farm Kúskerpi in Skagafjörður, North Iceland, after being attacked by a cow, which was about to calve.
The great auk, pinguinus impennis, a flightless bird that went extinct in the mid-19th century, may be coming back to the future.