From Múlakvísl river.

Warning: Gas Pollution by Múlakvísl River

News Tagged with “Pollution”
Marglytturnar, with Captain Peter Reed.

Jellyfish Wait for Window to Open

9 Sep A group of Icelandic female swimmers, who call themselves Marglytturnar, meaning “the Jellyfish,” are hoping to be able to start their relay swim across the English Channel tonight.

From Seyðisfjörður.

Trouble Deep in Seyðisfjörður

7 Sep The town of Seyðisfjörður, the East Fjords, is in deep trouble – literally.

There are numerous ways to cut plastic use.

Plastic-Free September

5 Sep The initiative Plastic-Free September was launched in Iceland on Sunday..

President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, reaching shore with Marglytturnar.

President Enjoys Company of Jellyfish

13 Aug Swimming in the company of jellyfish is not something people generally do with a smile.

From Sundahöfn harbor. The picture was taken in 2017.

Cruise Ship Pollutes as Much as Thousands of Cars

7 Aug The sulfur emissions from cruise ships in Sundahöfn harbor in Reykjavík is comparable to that from 3,000 to 5,000 cars.

Oil being pumped from the tank truck.

Oil Spill in Öxnadalsheiði Mountain Pass

25 Jul About 8,000 liters (2,100 gallons) of marine fuel oil spilled in Öxnadalsheiði mountain pass yesterday, when a tank truck rolled over.

From Culture Night in Reykjavík.

Fireworks under Fire

28 Jun Will the fireworks display on Culture Night, planned for August 24, in Reykjavík this summer, be the festival’s last?

The produce section at one of Nettó's stores.

Nettó to Adopt Food in the Nude

8 May The Icelandic discount supermarket Nettó has announced its aim to make the fruit and vegetable section of its stores plastic-free by the end of the year.

Bus rides are free today in Reykjavík.

Free Bus Today for Air Quality

8 Apr Strætó bus service offers free rides in Reykjavík today.

There's been great discussion lately about the heightened presence of small airborne particles in Reykjavik.

Iceland- no longer the "freshest country in the world"

5 Jan 2018 The director of the asthma and allergy association in Iceland says that the situation due to small airborne particles in Reykjavik partly caused by fireworks on New Years Eve is very bad. Action needs to be taken so that a similar situation doesn't arise again.

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