There is a considerable risk of a rockslide forming near Svínafellsjökull glacier. The rockslide is believed to come to a stop on the glacier, and it could create a tidal wave in the glacial lagoon.
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Not only were all domestic flights canceled on Saturday, but wind conditions were so bad that passengers at Keflavík Airport were stuck waiting for hours inside airplanes that had already landed.
This year's registry includes profiles for 44 rams, including color photographs of each ram, as well as their pedigrees, breeding experience, descriptions of their wool quality, and projections for the number of ram lambs they are expected to sire.
Research has shown that nature reserves have a positive economic effect throughout Iceland: for every króna that the government invests in them, 23 krónur are generated in return.
Both puffins and common seals are in risk of extinction in Iceland, a report from the Icelandic Institute of Natural History states.
Grábrók crater, a popular natural monument on the Snæfellsnes peninsula, received 75,185 visitors from November 6, 2017 to November 6th of this year.
A considerable number of the herring catch that’s been landed in recent days has been found to be infected. As such, almost all of it will be incinerated.
An Instagram video shows dozens of tourists getting swept off their feet by a wave on the shore, while others—including the photographer herself—rush to get out of the reach of the surf.
From 2008 – 2014, Iceland was ranked third or fourth in per-capita CO2 emissions, but they have increased since then due to “increased activity in air and marine transport,” as well as metal production.
Hawfinches, gray herons, and American robins are among the many foreign birds have been spotted in Iceland of late.
Observers of the planned merger of the two companies are now debating how both company's route plans might be changed in the coming months.
It has taken two summers for teams of eight to eighteen laborers to install the guards, which is very good time for a project of this scope.
A yellow weather warning has been issued for the whole of Iceland, other than the South West region.
Omnivorous marine birds such as the fulmar and the manx shearwater are in danger of extinction due to plastic pollution in the ocean.
Photos of the area taken 50 years apart now show dense birch forests where once there was very little vegetation.
The Icelandic Met office expects that the weekend will bring more of the same and is advising that outdoor enthusiasts take appropriate precautions this weekend.
The presidents of ten fishing companies in Northwest Iceland have come together to censure open-net fish farming in their district.
Magma is collecting in Öræfajökull volcano at a depth of just over five kilometres deep. No timetable has been set for an eruption, but scientists believe measurements indicate the volcano is preparing to erupt.