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Tuesday 26 April 2011
Air traffic controllers were right to close European airspace last year over fears of the ash plume from an erupting Icelandic volcano, a study has found.
Monday 18 April 2011
Residents in Batangas in the Philippines are being urged to evacuate as Volcano Taal looks set to erupt.
Friday 15 April 2011
There are calls to speed up plans to install a pioneering ash detection system on aircraft in order to avoid future travel chaos.
Thursday 31 March 2011
Ryanair will add €2 (£1.76) per passenger to all bookings from Monday to pay for the cost of flight cancellations and delays in "force majeure" events.
Tuesday 29 March 2011
A volcano on the border of North Korea and China could erupt in the next few years, after being stimulated by the Japanese earthquake.
Tuesday 22 March 2011
An experiment carried out more than 50 years ago has revealed that volcanoes may have played a crucial role in the formation of the first organic building blocks of life, which led to the first replicating lifeforms on earth about 4.5 billion years ago.
Saturday 19 March 2011
Friday 11 March 2011
One of Indonesia's most active volcanos has erupted, sending lava and searing gas clouds tumbling down its slopes.
Tuesday 08 March 2011
Scientists are closely monitoring heightened activity at Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii, after a fissure sent lava spewing 20m (65ft) in the air. No homes were threatened and no one was injured, but park rangers cautioned visitors to keep their distance from the volcano.
Monday 07 March 2011
A new vent opened at Kilauea, one of the world's most active volcanoes, sending lava shooting up to 65ft, scientists said.
Friday 04 March 2011
A blockbuster exhibition of artefacts salvaged from the volcanic eruption that decimated the Roman city of Pompeii 2,000 years ago opens in New York today.
Thursday 03 March 2011
The Government failed to plan for a possible volcanic eruption in Iceland that paralysed air traffic in the UK and caused hundreds of millions of pounds worth of disruption despite being warned of the threat, an official investigation into national emergencies has found.
Tuesday 22 February 2011
Hundreds of people have fled their homes in central Philippines after a volcano spewed a 1.2-mile-high column of ash, blanketing several villages.
Wednesday 02 February 2011
Volcanic rocks clash as Mount Shinmoe continues to erupt in Japan.
Tuesday 01 February 2011
A volcano in southern Japan erupted today with its biggest explosion yet, shooting out a huge plume of gas, boulders and ash and breaking windows five miles away.
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