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Iceland Volcano

Hekla Volcano Activity Being Monitored Closely, Though Rumors Of Second Iceland Eruption False

Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Hekla volcano has had more than 20 major eruptions since the 9th century, and Hekla has had eruptions in 1980, 1991 and 2000. Many believe that...

News Reporters Unable To Pronounce Eyjafjallajökull (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Eyjafjallajökull. That's hard to type, never mind pronounce. That in mind, we can't help but sympathize with these news reporters having a little tro...

London Book Fair Goes On Despite Volcano

Publishers Weekly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Despite the huge monkey wrench the suddenly active Icelandic volcano put in many Americans' (and some Europeans') plans to attend the London Book Fair...

Couple Stranded In Dubai By Volcanic Ash Get Married -- Via Webcam

AOL News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

As friends and relatives gathered for their reception in east London Saturday, 24-year-old Sean Murtagh, of London, and Natalie Mead, 30, of Australia...

The Lesson of the Volcano

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

Silence, says the volcano, silence, I'm the one who is speaking now. Nobody move. Until further notice, your flying machines are no longer allowed in the sky. And no one, it's true, is stirring.

Letter From Paris: While Iceland's Volcanic Ash Hovers Above

Beth Arnold | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Beth Arnold

All I can tell you is that since Iceland's volcano has been erupting, and the ash cloud has been flowing over us, Spring has flowered in Paris.

Today's Front Pages: April 19th

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Eyjafjallajoekull, the Icelandic volcano with the unpronounceable name, is still disrupting flights around the world and still dominating newspaper co...

Icelandic Volcano's Daily CO2 Output Is Nothing Compared To European Aviation Industry's

Gizmodo | Jack Loftus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Mt. Eyjafjallajökull is wreaking havoc on European travel right now, but what about the continent's environment? That's a lot of CO2 in the air, afte...

UK Sends Warships To Rescue Stranded Brits

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) LONDON - Britain sent Royal Navy warships on Monday to rescue those stranded across the Channel by the volcanic ash cloud and the aviation indus...

Escape From New York: Passengers Still Stranded After Canceled Flights

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Icelandic volcano which is costing New York City a reported $250 million in tourism has also stranded travelers in the city. Several flights t...

Volcanic Ash Sees Surge In Demand For Private Jets

The Globe and Mail | Siri Agrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The British bride-to-be who called PrivateFly this weekend had not slept for two days. She had flown to the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on a la...

Something In the Air: A Playlist for European Skies

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here's a playlist for everyone who's been impacted already by the volcano, put together in the hopes that we all go from "Burnin' Sky" to "No More Cloudy Days" very soon.

Planes, Trains and Automobiles (Ferries Too)

Amelia Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Amelia Smith

Midnight Thursday at Gate A3 in Singapore's Changi Airport, minutes away from boarding a flight back to Paris, we heard the announcement: "Delayed Ind...

'SNL' Takes On The Ash Cloud (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

'SNL' opened the show last night with a sketch dedicated to coverage of the ash caused by Eyjafjallajokull's volcano. The airline-crippling eruption r...

Whitney Houston, John Cleese, Coachella, Opera & More: How The Volcanic Ash Has Affected Celebs & Entertainment

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The travel chaos caused by the volcanic ash has had an affect on concerts and the arts worldwide, stranding performers, rerouting celebs and wrecking ...

Volcanoes In Literature

The Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Stuck at home, cursing the Icelandic volcano as your holiday plans circle the drain? While away the empty hours with our quiz on volcanoes in literatu...

Iceland's Volcano (PHOTOS)

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Iris Erlingsdottir

Our man-made crises fill our everyday lives, but we ignore natural phenomena at our peril. We lose sight of how detached from our environment we've become, how thin the veneer of civilization really is, and how fragile our bodies and our institutions really are.

Iceland Volcano Satellite Image: NASA's Stunning Photo

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A new Iceland volcano satellite image posted by NASA offers an incredible view of this event. Ash from the Iceland volcano has halted flights across ...

Iceland Volcanic Ash Cloud Over Europe (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Airports remained closed for a second day as volcanic ash from Iceland spread across Europe. As the AP reported: "Eurocontrol, the European air traf...

Scottish Man Interrupts Newscast To Proclaim Hate For Iceland (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

This man hates Iceland. Just hates it. You'd think it was because a volcano eruption in Iceland has halted flights throughout Europe. But it's really ...

Iceland's Volcanic Ash (PHOTOS): Volcano HALTS Flights Across Europe

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) LONDON - An ash cloud from Iceland's spewing volcano halted air traffic across a wide swath of Europe on Thursday, grounding planes on a scale u...

Green News Report -- April 15, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: The First Lady...

Spectacular Footage Of Iceland Volcano Erupting (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Fimmvorduhals volcano in the middle of the Eyjafjallajokull glacier in Iceland first erupted March 21. Since then, after a brief scare in which hu...

The Joke's on Iceland's Political Parties

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Iris Erlingsdottir

A new political party -- the modestly named The Best Party (Besti Flokkurinn) -- led by comedian Jón Gnarr, has thrown a scare into Iceland's powers-that-be by receiving the most votes in Reykjavik's municipal elections yesterday.

The Volcano May Leave Me Stranded in Paris and Cologne: Life Could Be Worse

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Russnow

Even if the clouds of ash remain for the next week, there are worse things than being stranded in Paris. Don't you think?