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The world’s first “negative emissions” plant has begun operation—turning carbon dioxide into stone

There’s a colorless, odorless, and largely benign gas that humanity just can’t get enough of. We produce 40 trillion kg of carbon dioxide each year, and we’re on track to cross a crucial emissions threshold that will cause global temperature rise to pass the dangerous 2°C limit set by the Paris …

Carbon Dioxide

Things you Need to Know Before Road-Tripping Round Iceland

Picture one of those TV documentaries where the camera pans across deserted icy tundra... and you have Iceland! The unparalleled natural scenery makes it the perfect place to take a road trip like no other.<p>Driving in a strange country in wintery conditions can be daunting. You could take a tour, …

Iceland's Penis Museum is a Must-Do in Reykjavik

On your next trip to Iceland, consider an educational endeavor to the penis museum. Open since August of 1997, The Icelandic Phallological Museum …

Seals

Midlina: Bridge Between Continents

A low key tourist attraction, not far from the Blue Lagoon and worth the short detour. My kids loved the bridge and being able to walk from one …

Bridges

Glymur Falls

The waterfall Glymur, with a cascade of 196 m, is the second highest waterfall of Iceland.<p>It is situated at the rear end of the Hvalfjörður. Since …

Plantations

Dyrhólaey

The small peninsula, or promontory, Dyrhólaey (formerly known as Cape Portland by English seamen) is located on the south coast of Iceland, not far …

Jökulsárlón

I went to Newfoundland last year to see some icebergs. Love them icebergs. They're cool (pun intended). I was wondering if I'd be able to see some …

National Parks

Hornstrandir Nature Reserve

The Hornstrandir Nature Reserve was established in 1975. Its boundaries are in the Skorarheiði moor between the fjords of Hrafnfjörður and …

Lake Viti (Hot Spring)

Gullfoss

Gullfoss (Golden Falls) is a waterfall located in the canyon of Hvítá river in southwest Iceland.<p>Gullfoss is one of the most popular tourist …

Hrunalaug Hot Springs

Hrunalaug is also easily accessible from Reykjavík. It is about an hour's drive, close to the village of Flúðir. You need to drive road no 344 …

Black sand beach...in Iceland

You might have heard of black sand seas before, probably the ones in Hawaii. Black sand, which is created from volcanic rock, can also be found all …

Grótta Tidal Island

Grótta is a popular recreation area and a romantic getaway for locals who come there to enjoy spectacular views and watch sunset or the Northern …

Northern Lights

Dynjandi Waterfall

This is the largest waterfall in the Westfjords in Iceland, and many consider it the most impressive and beautiful waterfall in the country. It falls …

West Iceland's Hvalfjörđur: Worth A Detour — Weblog Wannabe

Iceland

Multicolored Mountains of Landmannalaugar

Among Iceland's breathtaking highlands, the Landmannalaugar region boasts some of the most surreal multicolored mountains in the world. Their wide …

Northern Lights in Iceland

The Aurora Borealis takes its name from the Roman goddess of dawn, Aurora, and the Greek name for the north wind, Boreas. From september to april, …

national forests

The national parks of the United States account for some of the world’s most glorious landscapes: ice-whittled peaks, abyssal gorges, primeval …

National Parks