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Hunters' Help Needed to Research Mink

The West Iceland Nature Research Center has requested the cooperation of mink hunters in a research project aiming to gather more information about mink populations in Iceland.

Selfie under Snæfellsjökull glacier.

In Focus: The Cost of Iceland’s Nature

Iceland became an incredibly popular tourist attraction in a very short period of time, and it became increasingly clear that its natural treasures weren't prepared for such a large number of people.

Iceberg at Litla-Ávík

Iceberg Spotted Near Westfjords

An iceberg is now visible off the coast of Nestangi, in the Icelandic Westfjords. It's been carefully monitored by the Litla-Ávík weather station and appears to be moving east.

A seal at Surtsey with a blue rope wrapped around its neck

Rope Wrapped Around Seal's Neck

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.

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