People familiar with the gyrfalcons’ nesting area have been known to steal falcon eggs and replace them in the birds’ nests with hen eggs.
Nature & Travel
A proposed shooting range in the Borgarbyggð municipality in West Iceland is facing opposition from some residents, due to its potential proximity to outdoor recreation areas and horse farms.
The Environment Agency of Iceland has decided to temporarily close Reykjadalur valley to visitors due to environmental strain.
Icelandic energy company HS Orka has begun clearing drilling lots by the Eldvörp crater row on the Reykjanes Peninsula.
A debilitated short-eared owl escaped an unpleasant fate earlier this week when it was rescued from some hungry crows that were preparing to make a meal of it.
A group of travellers found themselves in severe danger as a heavy sandstorm hit Reynisfjara yesterday.
Route One is closed in South Iceland between Kirkjubæjarklaustur and Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon due to extreme weather.
Iceland’s Ring Road is now equipped with a network of electric car charging stations, making it possible to drive around the entire country by electric car for the first time ever.
No dangerous gases were detected in the popular Crystal Ice Cave in Breiðamerkurjökull glacier following concerns.
The Icelandic Met Office was alerted yesterday to an unusual smell in the Crystal Ice Cave, a popular tourist destination.
A Dutch couple planning to drive a vehicle constructed entirely out of recycled plastic and fueled by solar energy has completed preliminary test runs for their voyage in Iceland.
The Public Health Authority of Northeast Iceland has approved a joint plan between Skútustaðahreppur municipality and 13 local companies to reform sewage treatment in the region.
Thirteen MPs have put forth a bill proposing a bike path between Reykjavík and Keflavík International Airport.
Only 0.1 percent of Icelandic roads rated in the top category for safety in a recent study carried out by EuroRAP.
Considerable danger of avalanches in East Iceland has led to evacuations in the town of Seyðisfjörður.
Warming temperatures have caused large stones to break off the cliff at Reynisfjara beach in South Iceland.
The City of Reykjavík will lend 100 individuals electric bicycles this summer in order to encourage environmentally friendly commuting.
How do you catch a 37-kilogram cod? If you’re Akranes fisherman Guðmundur Elíasson, you do it with a simple handline.