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New Volcanic Isle Nishinoshima a Blank-Canvas 'Natural Lab' for Life
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, science, environment, Japan, volcano, island, life )

Naoko
- 9 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
A brand new island emerging off the coast of Japan offers scientists a rare opportunity to study how life begins to colonize barren land - helped by rotting bird poo and hatchling vomit.
Volcanoes: Myths and Legends
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, design, environment, health, humans, interesting, myth, odd, off-beat, photos, pictures, safety, society, unusual, volcano, world )

Caree
- 34 days ago - msn.com
On April 10th, 1815, humanity witnessed an eruption that killed over 100,000 in Tambora, Indonesia. It was the deadliest eruption in recorded history. Two hundred years on, volcanoes are still as intriguing and mysterious as they were then. Even the most
Giant, Fluorescent Pink Slugs Found on Mountain
Offbeat  (tags: environment, habitat, extinction, giant, slug, fluorescent, pink, mountain, volcano, Australia, animals, bizarre, interesting, news, off-beat, odd, protection, unusual, wildlife, world )

Janet
- 725 days ago - news.yahoo.com
It would seem to be something you'd see only in a cartoon or at a Phish concert, but according to park rangers in New South Wales, Australia, dozens of giant, fluorescent pink slugs have been popping up on a mountaintop there.
Volcanic Lightning Pictured as Mount Shinmoedake Volcano in Japan Erupts
Offbeat  (tags: volcano, Japan, erupts, pictures )

Agnes
- 1575 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Shinmoedake 1,421-metre (4,689-foot) volcano, erupts. The volcano has been spewing hot ash and rocks across several cities and towns of the southern Japanese island of Kyushu since January 27.
Picture Gallery, Iceland Volcano Eruption: Volcanic Activity in the Land of Fire and Ice
Offbeat  (tags: picture gallery, pictures, photographs, Iceland, volcano )

Beatrice
- 1869 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Scientists are flying over southern Iceland to evaluate whether it's safe for people to return to their homes after a volcanic eruption. Saturday night's eruption of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano -- which is located near a glacier of the same name -- shot as
Tourists Flock to World's Newest Volcano
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, Iceland, volcano, sightseers )

Beatrice
- 1870 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
They were ill-equipped for the journey across Iceland's frozen Highlands, but for a chance to see the greatest show on earth, it seemed worth the risk. Last week, though, a party of sightseeers who headed to see the country's newest volcano paid the
Volcano Erupts in Iceland, Hundreds Evacuated
Offbeat  (tags: volcano, erupts, Iceland, humans, hundreds evacuated, Eyjafjallajokull glacier, state of emergency )

Tonya
- 1893 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
Authorities evacuated hundreds of people after a volcano erupted beside a glacier in southern Iceland, Iceland's civil protection agency said Sunday
Volcano Erupts in Galapagos Islands
Offbeat  (tags: volcano, interesting, Galapagos )

Marty
- 2552 days ago - my.att.net
A volcano on the largest of the Galapagos Islands has begun erupting and authorities are evaluating possible dangers to the island's famed plant and animal life, officials said Friday.
Volcano Erupts Off Yemen, 8 Soldiers Killed
Offbeat  (tags: volcano, interesting )

Julia
- 2795 days ago - reuters.com
SANAA (Reuters) - At least eight Yemeni soldiers were killed in a volcanic eruption on an island off the country's Red Sea Coast, the government said on Monday.
   

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