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Nova Offers an Unusual Environmental Whodunnit Starring Volcanoes – Reason (blog)


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Nova Offers an Unusual Environmental Whodunnit Starring Volcanoes
Reason (blog)
After two wretchedly solid months of hurricanes, everybody who lives on the U.S. coast anywhere east of New Mexico will welcome a chance to wallow in somebody else's misery at the hands of nature. Which makes Killer Volcanoes, an episode of the PBS …

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Posted on 20 October 2017 | 7:34 pm

Indonesia volcano: YET ANOTHER Ring of Fire volcano erupts – Express.co.uk


Express.co.uk

Indonesia volcano: YET ANOTHER Ring of Fire volcano erupts
Express.co.uk
Photos have now emerged of the eruption in the evening following the explosion abd show bright red lava dripping down the side against a starry backdrop. It has become a regular occurrence for the volcano in Karo, Indonesia, which began erupting in
Indonesia expands early warning system for Bali volcanoXinhua
Mount Agung's deep impactThe Straits Times
Indonesia Implements Early Warning System Due to Seismic ActivityPrensa Latina

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Posted on 20 October 2017 | 2:48 pm

“A volcano inside of me”: the young children experiencing mental health problems – New Statesman


“A volcano inside of me”: the young children experiencing mental health problems
New Statesman
“A washing machine tummy”, “a volcano inside of me” – these are some of the ways young children can describe anxiety and other mental health issues, according to staff at YoungMinds, a mental health charity. In 2016, Childline reported a 15 per cent in …

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Posted on 20 October 2017 | 1:51 pm

Vanuatu volcano: Ambae islanders to return to villages as Manaro … – ABC Online


ABC Online

Vanuatu volcano: Ambae islanders to return to villages as Manaro …
ABC Online
Ambae islanders will return to their villages as a volcano on the island appears to have stabilised. The repatriation process is expected to take just three days.

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Posted on 20 October 2017 | 4:43 am

Why This Massive Mud Volcano Turned Deadly – National Geographic


National Geographic

Why This Massive Mud Volcano Turned Deadly
National Geographic
Now, a new study, published in the American Geophysical Union's Journal of Geophysical Research, purports to have found the source of this relentless flow of mud. A team of researchers from Norway, Switzerland, and Indonesia say the mud volcano hasn't …
Scientists Solves The Mystery Behind The World's Most Disgusting …All India Roundup

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Posted on 19 October 2017 | 9:47 pm

How Volcanoes May Have Contributed to the Fall of Ancient Egypt – Popular Mechanics


Popular Mechanics

How Volcanoes May Have Contributed to the Fall of Ancient Egypt
Popular Mechanics
Volcano eruptions all around the globe would be able to affect African monsoon formation, as proven by the reach of a massive eruption out of Alaska in 1912. Looking at Ptolemic history, there are 96 years during which Nile flood quality evaluations
Volcanoes helped topple ancient Egyptian empire, study findsFox News

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Posted on 18 October 2017 | 8:26 pm

What Would Happen If a Hurricane Hit an Erupting Volcano? – The Atlantic


The Atlantic

What Would Happen If a Hurricane Hit an Erupting Volcano?
The Atlantic
In addition to the cars flipped, the roofs collapsed, and the streets flooded, this season's unprecedented string of devastating hurricanes also hit a much grander target: a volcano. The Caribbean island of Montserrat, home to the active Soufrière

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 3:55 pm

What It’s Like to Rappel 1000 Feet Down Into a Volcano – WIRED


WIRED

What It's Like to Rappel 1000 Feet Down Into a Volcano
WIRED
Most people's idea of a good night's sleep involves a plush mattress, blackout shades, and maybe some sleeping pills. But Ulla Lohmann catches her best zzz's hundreds of feet deep inside a rumbling volcano, lava casting a red glow all around. "It's

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 3:00 pm

How Volcanoes Caused Violent Uprisings in Cleopatra’s Egypt – National Geographic


National Geographic

How Volcanoes Caused Violent Uprisings in Cleopatra's Egypt
National Geographic
The scientists are quick to say they aren't suggesting the actions of an entire Egyptian dynasty were driven even largely by distant volcanoes. But, they argue, it's hard to ignore the likelihood that volcanic eruptions were at least a significant
How A Climate-Changing Volcano Helped The Roman Conquest Of EgyptForbes
Volcanoes Helped Violent Revolts Erupt in Ancient EgyptNew York Times
Volcanoes may have triggered riots in ancient EgyptScience Magazine
ScienceAlert –Los Angeles Times –NEWS.com.au –Nature
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Posted on 17 October 2017 | 5:17 pm

Drones Peer inside a Volcano – Scientific American


Scientific American

Drones Peer inside a Volcano
Scientific American
Volcán de Fuego lives up to its name. Not only does Guatemala's “Volcano of Fire” blast columns of ash skyward several times every hour, it also becomes a true inferno about once a month, when larger eruptions hurl menacing lava and debris down its …

Posted on 17 October 2017 | 1:01 pm

Volcanoes News — ScienceDaily

Scientists determine source of world’s largest mud eruption

More than 11 years after the Lusi mud volcano first erupted on the Indonesian island of Java, researchers may have figured out why the mudflows haven’t stopped: deep underground, Lusi is connected to a nearby volcanic system.

Posted on 17 October 2017 | 3:43 pm

Is it gonna blow? Measuring volcanic emissions from space

Carbon dioxide measured by a NASA satellite pinpoints sources of the gas from human and volcanic activities, which may help monitor greenhouse gases responsible for climate change.

Posted on 13 October 2017 | 12:02 am

One of planet’s largest volcanic eruptions

Researchers have determined that the Pacific Northwest was home to one of the Earth’s largest known volcanic eruptions, a millennia-long spewing of sulfuric gas that blocked out the sun and cooled the planet. Only two other eruptions — the basalt floods of the Siberian Traps and the Deccan Traps — were larger, and they led to two of the Earth’s great extinctions.

Posted on 11 October 2017 | 1:11 pm

New study analyzes volcanic fatalities in more detail than ever before

Building on existing information and databases relating to volcanic fatalities, scientists have, for the first time, been able to classify victims by activity or occupation and look at the distance of their death from the volcano.

Posted on 6 October 2017 | 2:18 pm

Climate change can goad volcanoes into life

Geologists have analyzed volcanic data from the Messinian salinity crisis in the Mediterranean Sea, when the Strait of Gibraltar was blocked and the Mediterranean temporarily isolated from the Atlantic. After testing various scenarios, the geologists concluded that the increase in magmatic activity could only be explained by the almost total drying out of the Mediterranean.

Posted on 25 September 2017 | 3:14 pm

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