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How Volcanic Eruptions In Australia Added To World’s Worst Climate Catastrophe

How Volcanic Eruptions In Australia Added To World’s Worst Climate Catastrophe

Super eruptions in Australian volcanos around 252-56 million years ago led to catastrophe that killed 85% of all species at the time.

13 May 2022
Lava Flows As Indonesia's Mount Merapi Continues To Erupt

Lava Flows As Indonesia's Mount Merapi Continues To Erupt

The volcano on the densely populated island of Java unleashed clouds of hot ash shortly before midnight Wednesday into early morning Thursday and fast-moving...

11 March 2022

Tonga Volcano Eruption: First Aid Flight Leaves From New Zealand

Tonga Volcano Eruption: Communications with Tonga remain limited after Saturday's eruption and tsunami appeared to have broken the single fiber-optic cable...

Peru: Volcanic Eruption Causes Oil Spill In La Pampilla Refinery

Peru: Volcanic Eruption Causes Oil Spill In La Pampilla Refinery

Peru: A ship was loading oil into La Pampilla refinery on the Pacific coast on Sunday when strong waves moved the boat and caused a spill, the country’s...

18 January 2022

Undersea Volcanic Eruption Near Pacific Region Sends Waves Of Tsunami

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people...

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18 December 2021
Indonesia Raises Semeru Volcano Alert, Fears Avalanche Of Lava

Indonesia Raises Semeru Volcano Alert, Fears Avalanche Of Lava

According to Indonesia's geological agency, the volcanic activities started increasing from Saturday and it could trigger an avalanche of lava and searing gas....


30 September 2021
Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Erupts, Lava Fountains Form In Park

Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Erupts, Lava Fountains Form In Park

Webcam footage of the crater showed lava fountains covering the floor of the crater and billowing clouds of volcanic gas were rising into the air.


30 September 2021
La Palma Volcano Eruption

La Palma Volcano Eruption

A Spanish island volcano that has buried more than 500 buildings and displaced over 6,000 people since last week lessened its activity on Monday, although...


26 September 2021
Airport On Spanish Island Reopens Amid Roaring Volcano

Airport On Spanish Island Reopens Amid Roaring Volcano

The volcano on La Palma, which is part of the volcanic Canary Islands off northwest Africa and is home to about 85,000 people, erupted on September 19.


22 September 2021
Spain Volcano: Volcano Erupts On Spanish Island La Palma

Spain Volcano: Volcano Erupts On Spanish Island La Palma

A volcano on Spain's Atlantic Ocean island of La Palma erupted Sunday after a weeklong buildup of seismic activity, prompting authorities to evacuate thousands...


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08 August 2021
Indonesia's Most volatile Volcano Mount Merapi Erupts On Densely Populated Java Island

Indonesia's Most volatile Volcano Mount Merapi Erupts On Densely Populated Java Island

Mount Merapi unleashed clouds of hot ash at least seven times since Sunday morning, as well as a series of fast-moving pyroclastic flows, a mixture of rock,...


29 May 2021
Mount Nyiragongo: Goma Is Partly Evacuated Amid Fears Of Further Volcanic Eruption

Mount Nyiragongo: Goma Is Partly Evacuated Amid Fears Of Further Volcanic Eruption

Evacuation orders were given for most of the town, fearing further eruptions and tremors.


04 June 2021
Sans Frontiers

Sans Frontiers

Headlines from around the world last week


24 May 2021
Volcanic Eruption In Congo Leaves 15 Dead, Thousands Homeless

Volcanic Eruption In Congo Leaves 15 Dead, Thousands Homeless

The eruption of Mount Nyiragongo on Saturday night sent about 5,000 people fleeing from the city of Goma across the nearby border into Rwanda


25 May 2021
In Pictures: Mount Nyiragongo Erupts In Congo

In Pictures: Mount Nyiragongo Erupts In Congo

Residents returned to destroyed homes and searched for missing loved ones on the outskirts of Goma as officials called for vigilance amid small tremors after...


20 May 2021
In Pics: Iceland's Fagradalsfjall Volcano

In Pics: Iceland's Fagradalsfjall Volcano

The glow from the bubbling hot lava spewing out of the Fagradalsfjall volcano can be seen from the outskirts of Iceland's capital, Reykjavík, which is about...


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18 April 2021
Pacaya Volcano Eruption 2021: In Pics

Pacaya Volcano Eruption 2021: In Pics

Guatemala's Pacaya Volcano near El Patrocinio village in San Vicente Pacaya, has been steadily erupting for the past 50 days


31 March 2021
Iceland’s Volcano Eruption Becomes Tourist Hot Spot

Iceland’s Volcano Eruption Becomes Tourist Hot Spot

Iceland's latest volcano eruption is quickly attracting crowds of people hoping to get close to the gentle lava flows. The eruption in Geldingadalur, near...


25 March 2021
In Pictures | Mt. Etna Erupts Again, Spews Lava, Ash

In Pictures | Mt. Etna Erupts Again, Spews Lava, Ash

Europe's most active volcano erupts for sixteenth time since Feb. 16, 2021


05 March 2021
Alert Level Raised After Explosion At Remote Alaska Volcano

Alert Level Raised After Explosion At Remote Alaska Volcano

Minor ash deposits are visible at the volcano, located 772 kilometres southwest of Anchorage.


24 February 2021
Mount Etna Eruption: Volcano Spews Lava And Ash

Mount Etna Eruption: Volcano Spews Lava And Ash

The explosion started before midnight on Monday night, provoking a huge eruption plume that rose for several kilometers from the top of Etna, as reported by...


27 January 2021
Indonesia’s Most Active Volcano Erupts, Hundreds Evacuated

Indonesia’s Most Active Volcano Erupts, Hundreds Evacuated

Indonesia’s Mount Merapi erupted on Wednesday. No casualties have been reported so far, officials said


07 January 2021
Indonesia's Merapi Volcano Releases Hot Clouds, 500 Evacuated

Indonesia's Merapi Volcano Releases Hot Clouds, 500 Evacuated

Local authorities on Thursday evacuated more than 500 people living on the mountain in Magelang district on Java Island.


24 December 2020
Kilauea Volcano Erupts On Hawaii’s Big Island

Kilauea Volcano Erupts On Hawaii’s Big Island

The Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island erupted on Sunday night, and spewed ash and steam into the atmosphere. A spokeswoman for Hawaii Volcanoes National...


21 December 2020
Earthquake Strikes Hawaii's Big Island After Kilauea Volcano Erupts

Earthquake Strikes Hawaii's Big Island After Kilauea Volcano Erupts

The eruption began late on Sunday within the Halema'uma'u crater, officials said.


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