An unusually large and bright “shooting star” surprised many across Iceland last night.
Nature & Travel
The hunting of Ravens in Iceland needs to be dramatically decreased in order to prevent them from nearly disappearing, according to the Icelandic Natural Science Institute.
A female seal has gotten itself into a tight situation close to the island Surtsey, with a blue rope wrapped around its neck, restricting its airway.
The walking trail behind Seljalandsfoss waterfall was reopened yesterday after being closed since Saturday due to a rockslide.
Natural pools, found all over the Westfjords in Iceland, contain a large number of germs that originate in human stool.
The walking trail behind Seljalandsfoss waterfall has been closed over the weekend due to falling rocks. It's not clear as of yet when exactly it will open again.
Fund manager Sigurður Kristján Sigurðsson became a Puffling-hero this week, saving a tiny Puffin Chick in the middle of Hverfisgata Street, central Reykjavík.
This year's winter will likely include plenty of Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis), according to Sævar Helgi Bragason, an Icelandic astronomer.
A large iceberg was spotted approximately 93 km (57 miles) to the west of Látrabjarg, which is located in the north-west of Iceland.
A rental car accidentally rolled into a steaming lagoon at Bjarnarflag in Mývatnssveit, located in the northern parts of Iceland.
Tourists visiting Iceland will soon be able to plant trees to lessen the carbon footprint of their trip.
Smári Sigurðsson, director of the Icelandic Association of Search and Rescue (ICE-SAR) states that it is unclear who bears responsibility for the safety of tourists in many of the country’s most popular destinations.
American newspaper The Wall Street Journal published an article on Iceland’s tourism industry yesterday.
Two million cubic meters (70.6 million cubic feet) of gravel and rock have been mined from the south side of Ingólfsfjall mountain, South Iceland.
Skúli Gunnar Sigfússon, founder of Subway in Iceland, announced his interest in building a service center close to Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon.
Americans made up almost one third of all those flying out of Iceland from Keflavík International Airport in July.
One hundred and seventy-six scouts that were staying at the Úlfljótsvatn Scout Center by Úlfljótsvatn in South Iceland are now in a relief center set up at the nearby Hveragerði Primary School due to a stomach virus.
A volcanic eruption in Iceland in late 822 was likely responsible for widespread famine, plague, and freezing temperatures throughout Europe, The Economist reports.