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Scientists: Bison Aren't Fleeing Yellowstone Supervolcano Eruption

Reuters | Posted 06.04.2014 | Green

By Laura Zuckerman (Reuters) - Yellowstone National Park assured guests and the public on Thursday that a super-volcano under the park ...

Supervolcanoes Just Got A Little Bit Scarier

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

Scientists looking for a greater understanding of what causes supervolcanoes to erupt have come to an unsettling conclusion: They can erupt spontaneou...

Why Aren't We Preparing for Supervolcanoes?

Cadell Last | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Cadell Last

It isn't statistically probable that we will encounter a supervolcanic eruption within the next century (or even millennia). But it isn't statistically probable that an asteroid will hit us either, and that doesn't stop us from preparing for the worst.

WATCH: Massive Volcanoes May Have Rocked Mars

natureheader | Alexandra Witze | Posted 10.02.2013 | Science

A series of Martian craters assumed to have been formed by meteorites may actually be extinct volcanoes so massive that, when they were active billion...

Super-Volcano Not To Blame For Humans' Near-Extinction, Ash Study Shows

Posted 04.30.2013 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi, OurAmazingPlanet Contributor Published: 04/29/2013 03:04 PM EDT on LiveScience A supervolcanic eruption thought to have nearl...

Can Tropical Storm Isaac Help the Drought?

Laurie Nadel | Posted 10.30.2012 | Green
Laurie Nadel

Implementing the vision for a national program would probably take us into the 22nd century. But since extreme weather patterns are predicted to worsen, wouldn't it make sense to start addressing this now, during an election year?

Supervolcano Could Mean Doomsday For Millions

Posted 08.08.2012 | Green

A "supervolcano" might sound like something out of a sci-fi fantasy film, but one supervolcano lies hidden near Pompeii, Italy, where thousands were k...

'Supervolcano' May Be Larger Than Previously Thought

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 06.13.2011 | Green

It's kind of a scary thought to consider the possibility that a 'supervolcano' could be even bigger than scientists initially believed. The volcani...