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...
Species Profile: Atlantic Puffin

Species Profile: Atlantic Puffin

                  Identification The Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica) is widely known for its large pale cheeks, signature colorful bill, and black and white bodies. While 26-29 cm long, they only weigh 320-480g. The...
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