Did ancient flood volcanoes trigger climate change?
Did ancient flood volcanoes trigger climate change?

NASA scientists have found evidence pointing towards ancient flood volcanoes to be reason for altered climate.

Australian scientists discover huge and ancient underwater volcanoes

A cluster of submerged volcanoes, thought to be about 50 million years old, have been discovered around 250 kilometres off the coast of Sydney by a team of Australian scientists who were looking for lobster larvae.

Scientists identify 'active volcanism' on Venus
Scientists identify 'active volcanism' on Venus

Scientists have discovered hot lava flows on Venus, providing evidence for active volcanism on Earth's neighbour planet.

Volcano erupts on Galapagos island with world's only pink iguanas
Volcano erupts on Galapagos island with world's only pink iguanas

The Wolf volcano is erupting on Isabela Island in the Galapagos Islands, home to the world's only population of pink land iguanas, the management of Galapagos National Park said.

Submarine volcanoes may alter long-term climate: Study
Submarine volcanoes may alter long-term climate: Study

Volcanoes hidden under the oceans may have a greater influence on our planet's long-term climate than previously thought, a US study said.

Volcanic eruption creates new island in Tonga
Volcanic eruption creates new island in Tonga

A volcanic eruption in Tonga has created a new substantial island since it began erupting last month.

Volcanic eruptions partly behind 'warming hiatus'
Volcanic eruptions partly behind 'warming hiatus'

The "warming hiatus" that has occurred over the last 15 years has been caused in part by small volcanic eruptions, according to a new study.

Ash from Guatemala volcanoes prompts flight warning

Ash clouds from two active volcanoes in Guatemala prompted local air travel warnings Friday.

Small volcanic eruptions slowing down global warming?
Small volcanic eruptions slowing down global warming?

Small volcanic eruptions might eject more of an atmosphere-cooling gas into Earth’s upper atmosphere than previously thought, potentially contributing to the recent slowdown in global warming, contends a new study.

Deepest, least-explored parts of Earth's oceans mapped
Deepest, least-explored parts of Earth's oceans mapped

A team of scientists have created a new map of the world's seafloor, offering thousands of unseen seamounts on ocean floor.

2,000 yrs old history of volcanic eruptions rewritten

A new study has found the traces of history behind volcanic eruptions over the last 2,000 years with the help of sulphate dust deposits which were drilled deep into the West Antarctic ice sheet.

Research suggests extinct undersea volcanoes cause tsunami earthquakes

A new research has revealed that tsunami earthquakes may be caused by extinct undersea volcanoes squashed under Earth`s crust.

Volcanoes beneath Antarctic ice sheet melting glaciers

Not only climate change, subglacial volcanoes below the West Antarctic ice sheet are also contributing to the melting of Thwaites Glacier - a major river of ice that flows into Antarctica`s Pine Island Bay, a study suggests.

Satellites can tell if a volcano will erupt

Satellite imagery can be used to predict which volcanoes are most likely to erupt, scientists have found.

Volcanoes helped plant, animal species survive ice ages

Researchers has found evidence that the steam and heat from volcanoes and heated rocks allowed many species of plants and animals to survive past ice ages.

Volcanic gases may have slowed down global warming: Study

Volcanic gases from early 21st century eruptions - that form mirror-like particles in the air - may have slowed down global warming, shows research.

Volcanic eruptions credited for global warming pause

Researchers have claimed that volcanoes have offered "temporary respite" from rising temperatures in recent years.

Three Indonesia airports reopen after volcano eruption

Three airports in Indonesia reopened on Saturday while four others remained closed, officials said, after a volcanic eruption killed three people and forced mass evacuations.

Indonesia volcano Mount Sinabung spews fury, death toll rises to 16

Mount Sinabung, which has been brewing since four months now, unleashed its fury on the local villagers on Saturday when it spewed oodles of hot lava, blistering hot gas, and rock about two miles away in a major eruption.

Volcanoes shift before they erupt

As they prepare to erupt, volcanoes shift their base, says an interesting study that paves the way for volcanologists to forecast future eruptions.