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In Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park, witness the power of the Earth

Each piece begins with a bird’s-eye view of the history and impact of a unique American site, then zooms in to reveal the experience on the ground. In this article, Hawaii-based writer Catherine Toth Fox explores the fiery magic of Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. © Michael Parkin, Folio Art 35,000 feet: the beginnings of Hawaii […]

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Venus is younger than Mars, still has active volcanoes like Earth: study

Venus is believed to be younger and emerged much later after the formation of our closest neighbor Mars, said a group of scientists who examined active volcanic sites first. Published in the journal Solar System Research, the conclusion was jointly drawn by a team of scientists from Russia, Spain, Finland, Italy and Spain. Scientists are […]

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Have volcanoes stabilized the temperatures on the Earth’s surface?

London: A new study has found that volcanoes were responsible for stabilizing Earth’s surface temperatures and acted as a safety valve for Earth’s long-term climate. The results of the study were published in the journal “Nature Geoscience”. Scientists at the University of Southampton have discovered that vast chains of volcanoes were both responsible for the […]

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Volcanoes have acted as a safety valve for Earth’s long-term climate

Continental volcanic arcs like that of Kamchatka, Russia, are rapidly altered, causing CO2 to be removed from the atmosphere over geological time. Credit: Tom Gernon, University of Southampton Scientists at the University of Southampton found that vast chains of volcanoes were responsible for both the emission and then removal of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) over […]

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The Veyo and Santa Clara volcanoes are 10 minutes apart. Here’s how to hike them. – Cedar City News

Cinder cone volcano in the Santa Clara volcanic field, date unspecified | Public Domain Image, St. George News ST. GEORGE – The small town of Veyo, Utah – just 20 minutes northwest of St. George with a total population of 822 – is nestled in the shadow of a volcano. Prominent Cinder Cone Volcano, St. […]

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3 volcanoes located along Alaska’s Pacific “ring of fire” are erupting at the same time

Ash-spewing Pavlof volcano in the Aleutian Islands of Alaska. This photo was taken of a different volcanic eruption in March 2016. US Coast Guard / Lieutenant Commander Nahshon Almandmoss / Document via Reuters Three volcanoes erupt at the same time on a remote island chain in Alaska. Two of the volcanoes spew low levels of […]

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Which islands have the most impressive active volcanoes?

Both islands are known for their active volcanoes and for those who fascinate them, it is a difficult choice to decide which are the best. Iceland and the Hawaiian Islands could not be more contrasted. While the Hawaiian Islands are tropical, Iceland is subarctic. While the natives of the Hawaiian Islands are Polynesians, the Icelanders […]

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3 erupting Alaskan volcanoes spewing lava or ash clouds

In this webcam image provided by the Alaska Volcanoes Observatory, the Pavlof volcano is in an erupting state with episodic low-level ash emissions on Thursday, August 5, 2021. Three remote volcanoes in Alaska are each in state of eruption, one producing lava and the other two blowing steam and ash. So far, no small community […]

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Volcanoes in UK’s Favorite Vacation Spots ‘Urgent’ Need for Risk Assessment | Sciences | New

But that might not be the case in the future, especially if global warming and melting ice caps are taken into account. It should be noted that the report’s findings make no predictions about volcanic eruptions or the potential dangers posed by volcanic islands. Instead, the report should provide researchers with more context for the […]

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How volcanoes can help clean up crypto mining

President of El Salvador Nayib Bukele has made headlines for two reasons: his intention to harness geothermal energy as an alternative energy source and to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender. President Bukele tweeted that he had “instructed the president of LaGeoSV to put in place a plan to provide facilities for Bitcoin mining energy from […]