Global Warming Causing Iceland to Rise

Global Warming Causing Iceland to Rise

Global warming is causing the nation of Iceland to rise due to receding glaciers. The crust of the Earth beneath Iceland is rising faster than what scientists previously thought. The rising could potentially cause more volcanic eruptions. The glaciers around Iceland are rising at a rate of 1.4 inches per year. This is freeing land […]

Earthquake Shakes Iceland Again

Earthquake Shakes Iceland Again

An earthquake shook Iceland again at just before 1 am local time, in the latest of a series of seismic events hitting the country in the last 48 hours. This latest was one of the more significant tremors in that period, with a magnitude of 4.6. The strongest of these events struck just before two […]

Iceland Horses Are Hardy Despite Hardships

Iceland Horses Are Hardy Despite Hardships

Iceland’s iconic horses are hardy and remain resilient despite the hardships they have been bred to face, including harsh winters and periodic volcanic eruptions. The Bardarbunga volcanic activity follows the eruptions of Grimsvotn in 2011, and Eyjafjallajökull in 2010. Iceland has a history of volcanic activity. With one of the highest concentrations of active volcanoes […]

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