Small volcanic eruptions slowing down global warming over past 15 yrs
Small volcanic eruptions slowing down global warming over past 15 yrs

 A new research has suggested that small volcanic eruptions may have contributed to the recent slowdown in global warming over the past 15 years.

Alaska's most active volcano starts erupting

Alaska's most active volcano is spitting lava into the air and producing an ash cloud at low elevations.

Search for missing on Japan volcano called off

 Japanese authorities on Thursday called off the search for seven hikers still missing on a volcano that unexpectedly erupted last month, as wintry conditions made the search operation increasingly difficult.

Fresh evidence of 'late-stage' volcanic activities may rewrite history of moon
Fresh evidence of 'late-stage' volcanic activities may rewrite history of moon

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has provided researchers evidence of late-stage volcanic activities in Moon's geologic history.

Fresh lava spews out of Philippine volcano

Lava is again flowing out of Mayon, the Philippines' most active volcano, raising fears an eruption could be imminent, authorities said today.

Three more bodies found on Japan volcano as typhoon nears

Authorities found three more bodies on a still-smouldering Japanese volcano on Saturday after a search stalled by heavy rain resumed, while a typhoon threatened to further hamper the recovery operation.

Japan volcano: 16 still missing, typhoon threatens recovery

 Sixteen people remain unaccounted for on a still-smouldering Japanese volcano that erupted at the weekend, officials said on Friday, as a typhoon looming off the coast threatened to further delay the stalled recovery operation.

'Man in the moon' basin possibly created by volcano, not asteroid
'Man in the moon' basin possibly created by volcano, not asteroid

In a new study, scientists have found that it may have been a volcanic plume, and not an asteroid, that created the moon's largest 'man in the moon' basin.

Fears over fresh eruption halt Japan volcano search

Volcanic tremors and fears over a fresh eruption forced rescuers with gas masks to halt operations to recover bodies from a Japanese mountain on Tuesday, 72 hours after its eruption.

Fresh eruptions from Japan's Mount Ontake volcano halt rescue ops

As warned by the Japan Meteorological Agency, fresh eruptions were reported from Mount Ontake volcano, leading to suspension of rescue operations on Tuesday.

Japan volcano rescue suspended as death toll rises to 36
Japan volcano rescue suspended as death toll rises to 36

Japanese rescuers Monday resumed a grim operation to recover more bodies after 31 people were believed killed in a volcanic eruption, as survivors told of seeing hikers die when tonnes of ash and rocks thundered from the sky.

Japan volcano spews ash and rock; over 30 feared dead after cardiac arrest
Japan volcano spews ash and rock; over 30 feared dead after cardiac arrest

After seven years, Japan's Mount Ontake volcano erupted again on Saturday, leaving many hikers and other people there stranded, and also injuring some 34 people as it sent a dense plume of smoke and ash billowing up in the air.

One dead, 16 unconscious after Japanese volcano eruption

A woman was confirmed dead and about 16 other people remained unconscious after a volcano erupted in central Japan shortly before noon Saturday, the media reported, saying the eruption also injured dozens, with 25 in serious condition.

MH370: New search images reveal seabed details of Indian Ocean

Investigators searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane in the remote southern Indian Ocean have released detailed images of the seabed - revealing features such as extinct volcanoes and 1,400-metre depressions for the first time.

Philippines orders evacuation near powerful volcano

 Philippines authorities on Tuesday ordered people living close to a powerful volcano to evacuate, warning a dangerous eruption may occur within weeks.

Earthquake shakes Iceland volcano, still no ash

An earthquake struck the region around Iceland`s Bardarbunga volcano on Sunday while fissures in the area continued to spew out lava but still none of the ash that could hamper airline traffic.

Massive extinct volcano discovered beneath Pacific Ocean
Massive extinct volcano discovered beneath Pacific Ocean

A massive 100 million-year-old ancient extinct volcano has been discovered lurking four kilometres underwater in one of the least explored areas of the Pacific Ocean.

Iceland issues red alert after new eruption near volcano

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

Iceland declares volcano red alert after eruption

Iceland on Friday issued a red alert and banned air traffic near its largest volcano after it erupted overnight, threatening a replay of the global travel chaos four years ago when another peak blew.

Bardarbunga volcano airspace reopens: Iceland

Iceland reopened the airspace over the Bardarbunga volcano system Friday afternoon, lowering a red alert declared earlier following a small overnight eruption.