Environmentalists Demand Info Regarding Lava Field’s Destruction

galgahraun05_psThe four environmental groups that filed suit against the Icelandic Road Administration demanding that the construction of a new road through Gálgahraun lava field connecting Garðabær with Álftanes be deemed unlawful have requested that the Minister of the Interior and the Icelandic Transport Authority (ICETRA) reveal all information regarding the communication and decision making on Gálgahraun.

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Der Griff an die Seele des Pferdes

kopie_von_marefoalNachdem ein umstrittenes Trainingsvideo der dänischen Islandpferdetrainierin Iben Andersen von der isländischen Veterinäraufsichtsbehörde als tierschutzwidig bezeichnet worden war, hat sich nun eine Tierärztin zu Wort gemeldet.

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Fire Grows on Ship in Southwest Iceland

fernando_ship_on_fire_ruvBetween 30 and 40 fire fighters are currently working to put out the fire on the tramp steamer Fernanda, which caught fire on Wednesday 20 kilometers south of Vestmannaeyjar (The Westman Islands) and was towed into Hafnarfjörður harbor, Southwest Iceland, this morning.

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