Despite the backlash from conservationists and activists, this week the Icelandic government announced that it will permit whale hunting to continue, allowing up to 2,000 whales to be killed in the next five years.
With imprecision punished by a ball landing in the lava fields, Icelandic golfers have an extra incentive to make the fairways. Some courses lie inside old volcanoes and require players to battle howling winds as they hit shots over expanses of ocean. The golf season only lasts from May to September, before the elements take hold and the sensible take shelter indoors. It couldn't be further from the azaleas of Augusta National. And yet, for all the obstacles, golf in the land of fire and ice is thriving.
NASA released a spectacular image of a huge “dragon” aurora charging quietly across the night sky over Iceland. The natural phenomenon is caused by particles emanating from the sun that collide with Earth’s atmosphere to put on a gorgeous light show. “Have you ever seen a dragon in the sky? Although real flying dragons don’t...
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in NATO ally Iceland's capital Reykjavik on Friday and said he would be discussing security relations as well as China and Russia's growing presence in the Arctic.
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