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Lawyer Says Polar Bear Shooting Stinks

The shooting of a polar bear in Northwest Iceland on Saturday demonstrated a lack of understanding of animal protection issues and a lack of respect for animal lives. That is the view of Árni Stefán Árnason, a lawyer who specializes in animal rights, Vísir reports.

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Pilot Whales Rescued in Akranes

Two pilot whales were rescued in Akranes, West Iceland, early Monday morning, according to RÚV. The whales had repeatedly swum up to shore by Elínarhöfði, where they got stuck. The rescue mission took two hours, but rescue workers arrived at the scene shortly after 1 am.

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Reindeer Visiting Northeast Iceland

A herd of reindeer was seen taking a stroll in beautiful Bakkafjörður, Northeast Iceland on Sunday. “They are incredibly tame. We can drive past them, and they just run a few meters and stop,” said Járnbrá Ólafsdóttir.

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Black Sand Beaches in Iceland

Many people know Reynisfjara as the black beach, but there are so many more of these natural beauty spots littered along the Icelandic coastline just waiting to be explored!

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What to do in Iceland

Are planing your visit to Iceland? And are you thinking about what to do? This it what we recommend: Rent a car The best way to explore Iceland is in a rental car. With a rental car you have all [...]

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Waterfalls in Iceland

Waterfalls in Iceland Iceland has many beautiful waterfalls. Below are some of the most beautiful waterfalls in Iceland. Gullfoss (The Golden Falls) Gullfoss is probably the most famous waterfall [...]

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Iceland’s RING ROAD – Route 1

Route 1 (better known as Ring Road), is the most famous route in Iceland. The ring is 828 miles long, and most of the countries landmarks can be found along this road. Although 1,332 kilometers [...]

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The Northern Lights have Returned

Need a reason to drive around Iceland? Look no further! Grab the most affordable rental cars in Iceland at Lotus Car Rental, and drive directly to a sight you thought your eyes would never [...]

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Winter driving in Iceland

Renting a car in wintertime is a great experience but you have to have few things in mind when driving Iceland. The whether in Iceland is unpredictable and you never know what to expect when [...]

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Low Budget Trip to Iceland

Iceland is expensive but it is possible to travel there on low budget. Here are few things you should have in mind when you plan your trip to Iceland. Winter is cheaper than summer It is much [...]

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