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Volcano Eruption

How to See an Active Volcano Erupt Without Dying in the Process

Inverse | Posted 05.11.2016 | Travel

This article was originally posted on Inverse. By Jacqueline Ronson Here's a fun way to spend some time in the great outdoors: Hike into a caldera...

A Tough Hike Up Mount St. Helens

Teri Johnson | Posted 06.05.2016 | Travel
Teri Johnson

When the opportunity arose for me to hike up Mount St. Helens, up to a viewpoint reached by fewer than 200 people, I jumped at the occasion. The objective was to experience the new topography, ecosystem and an array of surfaces while capturing it on the Samsung Galaxy S6 made with Corning Gorilla Glass 4.

WATCH: Massive Japanese Volcano Eruption Caught On Camera

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.29.2015 | World

Japanese residents fled the remote southern island of Kuchinoerabu on Friday following the eruption of Mount Shindake -- and the spectacular eruption ...

Galapagos' Highest Volcano Erupts For First Time In More Than 30 Years

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 05.27.2015 | World

The highest volcano in the Galapagos Islands erupted early Monday for the first time in nearly 33 years, the archipelago's national park service repor...

WATCH: Stunning Time-Lapse Of Chilean Volcano Erupting

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.23.2015 | World

Chile's Calbuco volcano erupted Wednesday for the first time since 1972, sending a massive plume of ash and smoke 40,000 feet in the air. Onlooker ...

Living In A State Of Emergency: Life Near The Path Of An Active Lava Flow

Zoe Eisenberg | Posted 09.23.2014 | Hawaii
Zoe Eisenberg

While the impact of the lava is seemingly unpredictable, what is predictable is this: for those who live here, life is about to change.

Awe-Inducing Time Lapse Of Hawaii's Volcanoes Will Fill You With Wonder

The Huffington Post | Clarke Reilly | Posted 06.25.2014 | Green

We all know nothing is certain but death and taxes. There's another fact, however, that will likely remain true for generations to come. You can't ...

Rare "Red" Alert Issued After Alaska Volcano Erupts With New Intensity

Reuters | Posted 08.04.2014 | Green

By Steve Quinn JUNEAU, Alaska, June 3 (Reuters) - An Alaska volcano that has been spewing ash and lava for years began erupting with n...

Kilauea's Volatile Beauty Captured At Night (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 04.07.2014 | Green

Each of the Hawaiian islands are or once were active volcanoes, springing forth from a hotspot in the middle of the Pacific Plate. Kilauea, one of fiv...

WATCH: Hawaii Volcano Spews Lava... And It Is Awesome

Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

It's not news that there is almost always lava flowing on the Big Island of Hawaii, but it is news when video captures that lava sputtering, spatterin...

Indonesian Volcano Erupts 30 Times

Agence France Presse | | Posted 03.08.2014 | World

An Indonesian volcano that has erupted relentlessly for months shot volcanic ash into the air 30 times on Saturday, forcing further evacuations with m...

These Photos Of Mount Etna Erupting Will Remind You Of The Force Of Nature

Posted 11.18.2013 | World

Europe's most active volcano erupted again late on Saturday, sending a tower of ash into the air. Mount Etna, which is located on the island of Si...

LISTEN: Volcanoes 'Scream' Before They Erupt

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 07.16.2013 | Science

Do volcanoes scream before they erupt? Not quite. But new research shows that volcanoes emit a characteristic sound before blowing their tops -- thou...

WATCH: Spectacular Footage Of Mount Etna Erupting

Posted 05.01.2013 | World

Dramatic footage from Sicily, where Europe's only active volcano, Mount Etna, erupted this week. The eruption sent massive pillars of smoke and ashes ...

Scientist Sees Global Warming Solution Erupting from Geo-Engineered Volcanoes

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 03.10.2013 | Science
Alaska Dispatch News

A Harvard expert has come up with an idea that could revive the Ice Age in a snap and end global warming. It's just one of a handful of "geo-engineeri...

Scientists Explain Source Of Mysterious Pumice 'Raft' At Sea

Posted 10.27.2012 | Science

By: Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience Managing Editor Published: 10/26/2012 07:36 PM EDT on LiveScience Back in August, an enormous floating mass of pumi...

PHOTOS: 12 Sizzling Volcanoes

Trippy | Posted 11.03.2012 | Travel

A natural phenomenon even most hardcore travelers never get to see in action, volcanoes are among the world's most fascinating wonders.

Geophysicists Foresee Better Way To Predict Volcanic Eruptions

Posted 09.02.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi, OurAmazingPlanet Contributor Published: 08/31/2012 12:18 PM EDT on OurAmazingPlanet The secret movements of magma deep insi...

Mystery Of Massive Volcanic Eruption Said Solved

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 06.19.2012 | Science

A massive volcano erupted somewhere on Earth in the 13th Century and was so powerful it caused a global cold spell. Until now, that's about all scient...

Mother Seeks Son Who Disappeared 26 Years Ago

Posted 11.15.2011 | World

Andres Felipe Cubides Ramirez was 6-years-old in 1985, when the Nevada del Ruiz volcano buried his hometown in Colombia under a layer of mud and rubbl...

WATCH: Stunning Footage Of Volcano Erupting In Italy

Posted 12.24.2011 | Green

Sicily's Mount Etna is erupting again. The volcano in Italy, which is the tallest and most active volcano in Europe, is spewing lava for the 17th time...

Major Volcano Eruption Takes Place In Philippines

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Philippines volcano Mount Bulusan erupted on Monday morning at 9:15 a.m. local time, per the ABS-CBN News Channel. Ash and steam from the explosion...

PHOTOGRAPHY: Winner of National Geographic Photo Contest Announced

Yahoo! News | Jennifer Karmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The results are in for National Geographic's annual photo contest. The Grand Prize winner, chosen from more than 16,000 entries, is Aaron Lim Boon Tec...

Mount Merapi Rescue Efforts Being Sponsored By Cigarette Companies

GlobalPost | Will Carless | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia -- Nobody is allowed to smoke in the Sampoerna Rescue camp. The cluster of leaky, ash-covered canvas tents that has been set up...

PHOTOS: Indonesian Volcano Erupts For Second Straight Day

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TANAH KARO, Indonesia (AP) -- An Indonesian volcano dormant for four centuries erupted for the second straight day Monday, shooting clouds of hot ash ...