Two out of three companies carrying out oil exploration in Icelandic waters have relinquished their licenses.
Oversight of fish farming companies is lacking according to ecologist Christian Gallo of the Westfjords Natural History Institute.
The Icelandic Food and Veterinary Authority (MAST) has authorized a large-scale increase in fish farming in the West Fjords.
Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture Þorgerður Katrín Gunnarsdóttir has signed a regulation enlarging the whale sanctuary in Faxaflói bay.
Sigrún Geirsdóttir and Harpa Hrund Berndsen completed a seven kilometer (4.3 mile) ocean swim this weekend from Drangey island to the coast of the Reykjanes peninsula.
If geothermal power stations on the seabed become a reality in Iceland, the plan is to sell the power straight to Europe through an undersea cable.
The Clean Up Iceland campaign officially launched yesterday with the beaching of a plastic sea monster.
The National Energy Authority has granted North Tech Energy a license to locate and research geothermal energy on the seabed around Iceland. The company’s CEO says it could become one of the biggest energy projects ever embarked upon in Iceland.