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GoFundMe

GoFundMe

As you can imagine, the ongoing pandemic has unfortunately affected our team like many other people and organisations. After having to cancel our 2020 expedition, we are still unable to do our usual fundraising activities, from bake sales to sponsored hikes as we had...
easyfundraising

easyfundraising

If you want to help support the Iceland Expedition, you can do so using easyfundraising. It’s completely free to you but will donate funds to us through your regular online shopping. All you need to do is go to easyfundraising.org, linked below, create an account and...
Lessons from a Chaotic Year

Lessons from a Chaotic Year

As the year comes to an end and I sit alone in my one bedroom West End flat, planning what I will make for the last dinner of this very strange year, I am occasionally struck by the thought that I imagine has visited all of us many times in recent months: This is not...
Celebrating International Women’s Day!

Celebrating International Women’s Day!

The Iceland Expedition is happy to celebrate International Women’s Day 2020! Many women have contributed to scientific research and equal rights in Iceland, helping to make Iceland one of the most equal-opportunity nations in the world! In addition, the Iceland...

Species Profile: Reindeer

https://www.theverge.com/2015/12/6/9852406/the-verge-review-of-animals-the-reindeer Introduction Reindeer (Rangifer Tarandus) are a species of deer and the only cervid species in which both sexes grow antlers. Although they are not native to Iceland, there are...

Species Profile: Harbour Seal

                https://guidetoiceland.is/travel-info/seals-and-seal-watching-in-iceland Introduction The Harbour seal (Phoc vitulina) is one of the two species of seal found around the coast of Iceland that reproduce on the...

Species Profile: Arctic Fox

Species Profile: Arctic Fox       Image from: https://www.artphotolimited.com/uk-en/fine-art-photography/wildlife/fox/photo/nature-picturelibrary/arctic-fox-sitting-in-the-snow Introduction The Arctic Fox (Vulpes lagopus) is known for its white coat in...
Thank You S.A.P. Ecology!

Thank You S.A.P. Ecology!

A big thank you to one of our kind sponsors, S.A.P. Ecology and Environmental! S.A.P. Ecology are an ecological consultancy based in Dumfries and East Yorkshire, offering a range of services including habitat surveys, protected species surveys, and forest management...

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