Less than a third of Iceland’s regional archives have made copies of important documents, as is dictated by disaster preparedness protocols, RÚV reports. On top of this, about two-thirds of the [...]
Reykjavík City Council has now approved the mayor’s proposal that the postcode for the Vatnsmýri area be changed to 102, RÚV reports. Currently, this area falls under downtown Reykjavík’s 101 [...]
A recent report on the economic impact of whaling has incited criticism and accusations of bias, RÚV reports. A primary point of contention is that the report characterizes nature conservation [...]
A newly-published report on whaling concludes the industry is economically beneficial to Iceland overall. The report also found no indications that whaling decreases the amount of tourism in the [...]
Former minister and diplomat Jón Baldvin Hannibalsson repeatedly sent his own daughter to a mental institution. She had threatened legal action against him due to sexual harassment.
The local council of Reykhólahreppur will likely delay voting between two routes for a new road through Gufudalssveit in the South Westfjords. Council chairman Ingimar Ingimarsson stated on RÚV [...]
At least twelve women have come forward with accounts of sexual harassment by former minister and diplomat Jón Baldvin Hannibalsson. Stundin reported first. The oldest accounts occurred in the [...]
Whales in Icelandic waters eat roughly six million tons of fish and other food sources a year and therefore play a large role in the marine ecosystem, both as a whole and in Iceland in [...]