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Japan warns tourists on Mount Aso after eruption
Japan warns tourists on Mount Aso after eruption

Japan warned tourists to keep away from popular Mount Aso after it began belching smoke and ash into the air, the latest eruption in one of the world's most volcanically active countries.

Japan warns tourists on Mount Aso after eruption
Chile volcano belches more smoke after twin eruptions
Chile volcano belches more smoke after twin eruptions

A large column of smoke streamed from Chile's Calbuco volcano, prompting new warnings that it could erupt again.

Chile volcano belches more smoke after twin eruptions
Chile volcano erupts for first time in decades
Chile volcano erupts for first time in decades

Southern Chile's Calbuco volcano erupted for the first time in nearly half a century, spewing a giant funnel of ash 10 kilometers (six miles) into the sky.

Chile volcano erupts for first time in decades
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Small volcanoes could slow global warming: study

Small volcanic eruptions could be slowing global warming by spewing sulfur aerosols that reach the upper atmosphere and reflect sunlight away from the Earth.

Small volcanoes could slow global warming: study
Hawaii volcano lava wave nears homes
Hawaii volcano lava wave nears homes

Smoldering lava from a slow-erupting volcano has reached within yards (several meters) of homes on Hawaii's Big Island, emergency officials said.

Hawaii volcano lava wave nears homes
Climber captures video as Japanese volcano erupts
Climber captures video as Japanese volcano erupts

An eyewitness has managed to capture the eruption of the Mount Ontake volcano in central Japan that started without warning this Saturday at noon.

Climber captures video as Japanese volcano erupts
Volcano erupts in central Japan; hikers reported injured
Volcano erupts in central Japan; hikers reported injured

A volcano erupted in central Japan, shooting ash and rocks into the air that reportedly left eight hikers injured.

Volcano erupts in central Japan; hikers reported injured
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Hawaii island declares emergency over volcano threat

Hawaii's Big Island has declared a state of emergency as lava from an active volcano threatens nearby homes, which could be evacuated within days.

Hawaii island declares emergency over volcano threat
Iceland issues red alert after new eruption near volcano
Iceland issues red alert after new eruption near volcano

Iceland raised the aviation alert at its largest volcano, Bardarbunga, to maximum level red following a new eruption in a lava field nearby.

Iceland issues red alert after new eruption near volcano
Volcano erupts in PNG, spewing ash and rock: officials
Volcano erupts in PNG, spewing ash and rock: officials

A volcano erupted in eastern Papua New Guinea, spewing rocks and ash into the air.

Volcano erupts in PNG, spewing ash and rock: officials
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Volcanic ash halts flights to north Australian city

Flights into and out of the northern Australian city of Darwin were cancelled Saturday and some to Bali affected due to huge ash clouds thrown up by an Indonesian volcano.

Volcanic ash halts flights to north Australian city
Thousands evacuated near Peru volcano
Thousands evacuated near Peru volcano

Peruvian authorities began evacuating 4,000 people Thursday from villages near a volcano that has seen significantly increased activity, spewing smoke and ash.

Thousands evacuated near Peru volcano
Peru volcano spews white hot rocks, prompts evacuation
Peru volcano spews white hot rocks, prompts evacuation

Residents have fled villages near Peru's Ubinas volcano, which this week began spitting out white hot chunks of rock, some as big as 30 centimeters (one foot) in diameter.

Peru volcano spews white hot rocks, prompts evacuation
Ecuador's 'throat of fire' belches giant ash column
Ecuador's 'throat of fire' belches giant ash column

A volcano in central Ecuador spewed up a column of hot ash and smoke 10 kilometers (six miles) high on Friday, increasing fears of an eruption.

Ecuador's 'throat of fire' belches giant ash column
Volcanoes helped species survive ice ages: study
Volcanoes helped species survive ice ages: study

The steam and heat from volcanoes allowed species of plants and animals to survive past ice ages, a study showed Tuesday, offering help for scientists dealing with climate change.

Volcanoes helped species survive ice ages: study
Indonesia orders 200,000 to evacuate as volcano erupts
Indonesia orders 200,000 to evacuate as volcano erupts

Hundreds of thousands of Indonesians were ordered to evacuate and three international airports were closed Friday after a volcano on the main island of Java erupted spectacularly, hurling red-hot ash and rocks.

Indonesia orders 200,000 to evacuate as volcano erupts
Fears death toll could rise in Indonesia volcano eruption
Fears death toll could rise in Indonesia volcano eruption

Indonesian officials searched through thick ash for bodies Sunday after Mount Sinabung volcano erupted, killing at least 15 people.

Fears death toll could rise in Indonesia volcano eruption
Land bulge clue to aviation threat from volcanoes
Land bulge clue to aviation threat from volcanoes

Bulging in land that occurs before a volcano erupts points to how much ash will be spewed into the sky, providing a useful early warning for aviation.

Land bulge clue to aviation threat from volcanoes
Magma clue to Earth's super-volcanoes
Magma clue to Earth's super-volcanoes

Geologists on Sunday reported insights into super-volcanoes, the brooding, enigmatic giants of Earth's crust whose eruptions are as catastrophic as they are rare.

Magma clue to Earth's super-volcanoes
Indonesian volcano erupts 30 times as 20,000 displaced
Indonesian volcano erupts 30 times as 20,000 displaced

An Indonesian volcano that has erupted relentlessly for months shot volcanic ash into the air 30 times on Saturday, forcing further evacuations with more than 20,000 people now displaced, an official said.

Indonesian volcano erupts 30 times as 20,000 displaced