Nature & Travel

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.

Rescue workers

Who Is Responsible For Tourists' Safety?

Smári Sigurðsson, director of the Icelandic Association of Search and Rescue (ICE-SAR) states that it is unclear who bears responsibility for the safety of tourists in many of the country’s most popular destinations.


Stomach Virus Affects 62 Scouts

One hundred and seventy-six scouts that were staying at the Úlfljótsvatn Scout Center by Úlfljótsvatn in South Iceland are now in a relief center set up at the nearby Hveragerði Primary School due to a stomach virus.