Strætó BS has received approval from the Ministry for the Environment for a pilot project allowing pets on public buses.
Proposals to reduce funding to the Westfjords Natural History Institute and Northeast Iceland Nature Research Centre have been reversed.
Iceland is number six on the list of countries with the highest proportion of Veganuary participants.
Farmers around Iceland are showing increasing interest in breeding so-called ‘leader sheep,’ unique to the Icelandic breed.
Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture Þorgerður Katrín Gunnarsdóttir has signed a regulation enlarging the whale sanctuary in Faxaflói bay.
Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture Þorgerður Katrín Gunnarsdóttir will prepare a new risk assessment for the Icelandic government on the import of cats and dogs.
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.
An annual scientific count of gray seals will be conducted from the air this autumn, reports mbl.is.
Visitors to Eyjafjörður fjord in North Iceland could be lucky enough to meet with the spectacle of up to 20 humpback whales currently sojourning there.
Þórir Kjartansson, resident of Vík í Mýrdal, South Iceland, managed to catch a precious family moment on tape of a fox and her seven curious little cubs.
The Reykjavík Metropolitan Police received notice last night that a cat had been run over in the eastern part of the city, but supposedly survived.
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.