Less is more in Iceland, where a shortened workweek led to better outcomes for workers and employers alike, according to new study results. The trial involved trimming people’s work hours without trimming their pay, in order to see how it would affect their health, happiness and productivity. Iceland rolled […]
Start exploring Iceland with this video guide to getting around, when to go and the top things to do while you’re there.
A team of researchers understands more about the melting of the Greenland ice sheet. They discovered a flow of hot rocks, known as a mantle plume, rising from the core-mantle boundary beneath central Greenland that melts the ice from below. Greenland and Iceland are connected through these plumes! […]
A pair of previously captive beluga whales have taken their first swim in their new open-water sea sanctuary off Iceland’s south coast. The whales — called Little White and Little Grey — were captured in Russian waters and sold to Changfeng Ocean World aquarium in Shanghai over ten […]
Conservationists have described as “remarkable” a journey made by a pod of killer whales from the icy seas off Iceland to the comparatively balmy waters around Sicily. The orcas have astounded researchers by making the epic 4,000-mile odyssey from the North Atlantic to the Mediterranean in just a few […]