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Volcano Eruption

Non-Explosive Volcano Eruption Begins In Alaska

AP | By MARK THIESSEN | Posted 10.10.2011 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- A volcano on a remote Alaska island has begun erupting, but poses little danger to people or aircraft, officials said Tuesday. T...

New Lava Flow Breaks Out At Hawaiian Volcano

AP | Posted 10.05.2011 | Green

HONOLULU -- Scientists say a new lava flow has broken out at Kilauea, a volcano that has been continuously erupting for nearly three decades. The lava...

Indonesia's Mount Lokon Erupts, Panicking Residents

AP | ALI KOTARUMALOS | Posted 09.13.2011 | World

JAKARTA, Indonesia — A volcano in central Indonesia spit lava and smoke thousands of feet into the air early Friday, sending panicked residents ...

Puyehue Volcano Erupts In Chile, Hundreds Evacuate

AP | Posted 08.04.2011 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile — The Puyehue volcano in southern Chile erupted Saturday, sending a huge plume of smoke and ash into the sky and prompting offic...

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 ...

'Red Alert' Issued After Volcano Erupts In Colombia

cnn.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Colombian authorities have issued a red alert, the highest level, for the Galeras Volcano, because a non-explosive eruption occurred early Wednesday....

WATCH: Indonesia Volcano Erupts, 4 Feared Dead

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — One of Indonesia's most active volcanos erupted Friday, sending lava and a searing gas cloud tumbling down its slopes. At ...

Volcanoes: Nature's Toxic Smokestacks

Dr. Douglas Fields | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Douglas Fields

If powerful jet engines of a 747 jumbo jet can be choked to death in an instant by inhaling volcanic ash, what about delicate lungs of human beings?

'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...

Volcano Eruption From Space: Sarychev Filmed By Space Station (VIDEO

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Sarychev Volcano, located on a Russian island off the coast of Japan, erupted on June 12, 2009. The video was captured by the International Space ...

Hawaii Volcano Erupts (VIDEO)

United Press International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Officials on the big island of Hawaii say a spectacular volcanic eruption under way Tuesday so far has not caused any additional problems with air qu...