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New challenges for Aquaculture in the North Atlantic

19.03.2017 - icenewsis: Colder water temperatures suppress the number of salmon lice in aqua farming but with the rising sea temperatures in the North Atlantic, monitoring of the parasite needs increased vigilance according to experts. Despite some obstacles these past decades, ...

Travel cancelations from Norway to Iceland

18.03.2017 - icenewsis: A Norwegian travel agency has received around 1500 cancelations of trips between Norway and Iceland scheduled next summer according to a RUV report. The managing director sais that cancelations are more frequent than they’ve ever been before, first and fo...

The import/export of organic goods between the EU, Norway and Iceland allowed once more

17.03.2017 - icenewsis: From tomorrow onwards the import of organic products from Iceland and Norway will be allowed again, including organically farmed Norwegian salmon. The goods are allowed to be exported from Norway and Iceland to the member coutries of the EU in accordance ...

Icelanders and Norwegians exercise the most in Europe

11.03.2017 - icenewsis: Icelanders do more sport and exercise than other European nations according to a survey by Eurostat, surveying the number of Europeans that exercise a minimum of 150 minutes each week on their free time. Just over 60% of Icelanders reach that goal, which ...

Finger rafting on lake Thingvallavatn

10.03.2017 - icenewsis: Thingvellir National Park posted images to their Facebook wall today of strange formations in the ice covering Lake Thingvallavatn, with the following information: ?“Lake Thingvallavatn used to have solid ice cover from around early January until spring. F...

Whispering Iceland ?– Icelandic landscape featured in multiply awarded time-lapse (Video)

07.03.2017 - icenewsis: Greek photographer Nick Kontostavlakis won Best Time-Laps award at the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards in January with the stunning time-laps below, featuring Icelandic landscape. The time-lapse video is titled ?“Whispering Iceland?” and in add...

Wow air was the most punct­ual air­line in February according to Dohop

06.03.2017 - icenewsis: Wowair was Iceland’s most punctual airline in February, according to Dohop’s calculations. Icelandair, Wowair and EasyJet are the three biggest airlines flying through Keflavik airport. According to Dohop all three airline did better in February than Janu...

South of Forgiveness ?– Forgiving rape

05.03.2017 - icenewsis: IceNews recently reported on the book South of Forgiveness where rape victim and rapist co-author a book and travel the world, sharing the stage, for example in this TED talk, lecturing and educating about sexual violence from a first hand experience of b...

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