Nature.is — an awarded eco-website

In 2012 Nature.is was awarded the most prestigious environmental award in Iceland “Kuðungurinn“ (The Shell) the annual Environment Award of the Ministry for the Environment for an "outstanding webpage on the environment, and it's beneficial influence on the general public and businesses.“
Furthermore the conclusion of the jury goes on and says that „the founders and owners of the company are pioneers in this field driven by enthusiasm and care for nature and the environment.“ 

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Nature's Environmental Policy

By raising environmental awareness and the environmental participation of the general consumer it is possible to use the market forces to solve many of the complex environmental issues that the world faces today, whether local or global.
Nature.is. constantly seeks new ways of informing the general public about the environment while trying to help businesses diminish their environmental impact for the sake of reducing pollution. 

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Green Map in 5 languages

Nature's online version of the Green Map of Iceland now appears in five languages; Icelandic and English as in previous versions, and now also in; German, Italian and French. Widening the variety of languages on our Green Map means making the vast amount of information on good practices and green opportunities that Iceland has to offer, awailable to a much bigger audience than before.

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News

Nature.is is an eco-conscious network ready to publish the opinions of anyone who so desires. News items or a schedule of events can be sent directly to nature@nature.is. Any news that is published on Nature.is must appear under the name of the author, who is solely responsible for its content.
It is Nature’s policy to publish everything newsworthy regarding nature and the environment.

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Weather Forecast

One of Nature's services is the weather forecast. The Institute for Meteorological Research and the Icelandic Meteorological Office provide the forecast.
The forecast offers traditonal forecast and recent observations as well as new interactve wind, temperature and precipitation forecast as well as emergency notices.

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The Recycle Map

The Recycle Map gives you a comprehensive picture of recycling opportunities in Iceland, showing you where the nearest recycle containers and recycling services are located. It also informs you of the waste categories that are accepted at each location and the closest service to a location of choice. the Recycle Map is in Icelandic and English.

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Recycle Map – App

Nature.is has been taking some of the webs features and put them into handy apps. First to market is the Recycle Map that has been released in Icelandic to App Store for iPhone and iPad.The Recycle Map (Endurvinnslukort) gives you a comprehensive picture of recycling opportunities in Iceland, showing you where the nearest recycle containers and recycling services are located. It also informs you of the waste categories that are accepted at each location.

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The Green Pages

Nature.is views it as a duty towards the Icelandic community to maintain and develop “Green Pages” with the highest standards of quality. The Green Pages provide detailed information on the companies and institutions connected to the environment in one way or the other. The Green Pages link guidelines and labels to the companies and products. Today the Green Pages contain 4600 listings.

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Eruptions & quakes

The earthquakes of the last weeks and the eruption at Holuhraun are considered very dangerous. Travellers should respect all warnings and not enter the closed area. Stay tuned to volcono news in English on ruv.is, The civil protection and emergency management announcements of the National Comissioner of Police and the Air quality site of the Environment Agency.

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