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NORÐUR Journal
Alex Strohl
Blue Hour

It is during the darkest and coldest time of the year in Iceland where the softest and most diffused light appears. It is this light that has no equal in the eyes of Alex Strohl, who visits Iceland on a regular basis to capture this unique phenomenon.

Fanney Þorbjörg
Beating the path uphill

Facing the possibility of complete paralysis at the age of 19, Fanney Þorbjörg’s exceptional mindset has brought her to a place once considered impossible.


Baltasar Kormákur
You have to take chances

Katla director Baltasar Kormákur on filming in the Icelandic weather, the future, and natural power

Carbfix

It has never been more important than it is now for the world’s scientific community to work together to find solutions to carbon dioxide emissions

Hornstrandir 66.45ºN

Hornstrendingar, the people of Hornstrandir, were self-sufficient; there was no road access and the harsh winters were often so brutal that boats couldn’t come for weeks.


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33 articles
Where the ice melts

Haukur Sigurðsson and Halla Mía

24/11/2021Read
Ocean Missions

Ása Steinars

24/11/2021Read
Hipsumhaps

Fannar Ingi Friðþjófsson

24/11/2021Read
Keldudalur

Haukur Sigurðsson

29/10/2021Read
Beating the path uphill

Fanney Þorbjörg Guðmundsdóttir

5/20/2021Read
Music workshop in the Westfjords

Haukur Sigurðsson

29/07/2021Read
You have to take chances

Baltasar Kormákur

07/07/2021Read
What a time to be a volcanologist!

Helga Kristín Torfadóttir

28/05/2021Read
Becoming a Westfjordian

What seems like an extreme place to most, seemed like the perfect place to call home for Wouter and Janne.

11/03/2021Read
Fjord Lines

Rúnar Pétur Hjörleifsson

13/1/2021Read
At Glacier's end

Chris Burkard

25/11/2020 Read
Carbfix

Dr. Sandra Ósk Snæbjörnsdóttir

25/11/2020Read
Life at the edge of ice

Þorsteinn Roy and Svanhvít Helga Jóhannsdóttir

25/11/2020 Read
Turning obstacles into motivation

Elín Metta Jensen

25/06/2020Read
Climb to Iceland's highest peak

Eydís María Ólafsdóttir

28/05/2020Read
Skiing in Iceland

Arnaldur & Oafia

15/02/2020Read
Hornstrandir 66.45°N

Ragúel Hagalínsson

02/01/2020Read
SOS T-Shirt

Rurik Gislason

05/12/2019Read
On time and water

Andri Snær Magnason,

28/11/2019Read
Documenting change

Ragnar Axelsson

25/11/2019Read
Full-time musician, part-time snowboarder

Ívar Pétur Kjartansson

05/11/2019Read
Sheep herding on Breidamerkurfjall

Þorsteinn Roy Jóhannsson and Hörður Þórhallsson

16/10/2019Read
All sides of Iceland in one day

Benjamin Hardman

06/09/2019Read
Confident

Emilie Lilja

03/06/2019Read
Unbound

Asa Steinars

26/04/2019Read
A glacier retreats

Helen & Aron

09/04/2019Read
Explore

Emilie & Mads

20/02/2019Read
The long run

Elisabet Margeirsdottir

11/02/2019Read
First eyes on Iceland

Benjamin Hardman

31/10/2018Read
At the Arctic Ocean

Anton Jonas Illugason

03/06/2018Read
On sea

Arnar Logi Hákonarson

17/11/2017Read
Weather and age are a state of mind

Asdis Karlsdottir

13/10/2017Read
The other Flatey

Björk Brynjars

10/08/2017Read