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Sun, 03 Mar 2024 19:08:00 +0000
High alert yesterday with evacuations, but then diminished activity
Yesterday most specialists in volcanology thought that an eruption was pending due to the amount of magma accumulated in the magma channel, which had exceeded the amount that caused the last eruption to occur. Everything went on high alert and bot...

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 10:42:00 +0000
Water shortage cannot be ruled out in case of another eruption
It cannot be ruled out that water shortage could repeat itself in Suðurnes if eruptions start again on the Reykjaness peninsula.

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 23:48:00 +0000
Water flooding due to a broken water pipe
The Fire Department in the capital area is currently fighting cold water that is leaking through the Hlíðar area of Reykjavík due to a broken cold water pipe at the large roundabout in Lönguhlíð.

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 09:34:00 +0000
30 earthquakes since midnight
About 30 earthquakes have been recorded in the magma tunnel at Svartsengi since midnight, and they have all been small. There is no volcanic eruption in the area, according to Bjarki Kaldalóns Friis, a natural disaster expert at the Icelandic Met...

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 14:00:00 +0000
A new species of dolphin seen in Faxaflói
The common dolphin species (lat. delphinus delphis) was seen yesterday in Faxaflói during one of the excursions of the whale watching company Special Tours.

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Sat, 02 Mar 2024 12:06:29 +0000
Different But Connected: An Exhibition Straddling Worlds
“It feels like our practices will meet and maybe also clash,” Claire Paugam says of her upcoming exhibition at Gallery... The post Different But Connected: An Exhibition Straddling Worlds appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 17:49:09 +0000
Grapevine Events: Happy Beer Day
Three words: Happy Beer Day! Go get yourself a pint and celebrate having the choice to drink it. It wasn’t... The post Grapevine Events: Happy Beer Day appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 16:34:30 +0000
The Race For President Is On
The race for the Icelandic presidency is officially on as the portal for collecting electronic signatures supporting candidacy opened March... The post The Race For President Is On appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 15:04:41 +0000
The Hidden Scaffolding Of Ben Frost
Deconstructing the architecture of Scope Neglect “I feel like I’m living in a time where my attention is being pulled... The post The Hidden Scaffolding Of Ben Frost appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 17:33:30 +0000
Whaling Company Applies For New Licence
Kristján Loftsson, owner Iceland’s one and only whaling company Hvalur hf, has applied for a new licence to hunt fin... The post Whaling Company Applies For New Licence appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

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