Impact of Volcanic Ash on People’s Health Studied

The lung disease division of the Landspítali national hospital, healthcare workers in south Iceland and Chief Epidemiologist at the Directorate of Health, Haraldur Briem, are now studying the impact of ash on the respiratory system and general health of people living close to the eruption site below the Eyjafjöll mountain range.

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Erfolgreiche Adlerbrut in Island

Das Brüten der Seeadler war in diesem Jahr unglaublich erfolgreich. Kristinn Haukur Skarphédinsson, Ornithologe am Isländischen Institut für Naturgeschichte, sagte, es seien 47 Nester gesehen worden, ein neuer Rekord.

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