The government is holding a crisis meeting today at Stjórnarráðið.

Government meets about salmon farm production in West Fjords

8 Oct The Icelandic Government is holding a meeting this afternoon to discuss the situation that has arisen in Patreksfjörður and Tálknafjörður in the West Fjords after operator licences for two salmon farming companies were revoked.

The Icelandic national culinary team.

All members of Icelandic culinary team resign due to deal with salmon farming company

7 Sep Fourteen members of the Icelandic culinary team have resigned from the team due to a deal made by the chef's assocation with Arnarlax, a controversial salmon farming company.

Eric Clapton with his giant salmon on Friday.  .

Eric Clapton catches enormous salmon in Iceland

8 Aug 2017 One of the summer's biggest salmons to be caught was caught by no other than British musician Eric Clapton on Friday in the Vatnsdalsá river. The salmon measured 105 centimetres and it took Clapton 40 minutes to land it.

Sea cages in Berufjörður.

A new wildlife fund established to fight industrial scale salmon farming in Iceland

29 Jun 2017 A new wildlife fund, The Icelandic Wildlife Fund (IWF) has been established to protect Iceland's nature , in particular the wild salmon stock in Iceland's rivers and lakes.

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