Volcanoes

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Italian island of Vulcano orders partial evacuation after increased activity
Mayor of island that gave volcanoes their name also bans tourists after rise in sulphurous gases

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

21, Nov, 2021 @1:24 PM

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Tell us: how have you been affected by the erupting volcano in La Palma?
We would like to hear from those living on the island on the island of La Palma about how they have been affected

Guardian community team

19, Nov, 2021 @3:58 PM

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Terrawatch: Earth’s ‘boring’ plate tectonics period
Curious report suggests calm thousand millennia of ‘Boring Billion’ was more lively than thought

Kate Ravilious

03, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Japan ports swamped by pumice spewed from undersea volcano
Dozens of fishing vessels and ports have been damaged, with tonnes of the floating pebbles being removed from coastlines every day

Staff and agencies

30, Oct, 2021 @4:54 AM

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Dogs trapped by La Palma eruption ‘saved by mysterious gang’
Group calling itself A-Team releases video claiming to have rescued animals, ahead of drone attempt

Sam Jones in Madrid

21, Oct, 2021 @5:35 PM

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‘Sensational’: skeleton buried in Vesuvius eruption found at Herculaneum
Archaeologists find remains of fugitive during first dig at site near Pompeii in almost three decades

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

15, Oct, 2021 @7:33 PM

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Weatherwatch: the prized blood oranges from Mount Etna
Volcano’s unique microclimate is crucial for growing high-quality fruit that has earned EU protected status

Jeremy Plester

09, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Terrawatch: how climate change alters impact of volcanic eruptions
Cooling impact of very explosive eruptions could be amplified while moderate eruptions have less effect

Kate Ravilious

06, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘Volcanoes are life’: how the ocean is enriched by eruptions devastating on land
Lava is destroying much of La Palma but the last eruption in the Canaries appears to have ‘fertilised’ the surrounding seas

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

05, Oct, 2021 @6:01 AM

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‘Volcanic eruptions are like cats’: the La Palma volcano explained
The ongoing eruption on La Palma has raised concerns over cancelled holidays and a potential tsunami. Here a volcanologist weighs the risks

Robin George Andrews

03, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Vog warning: volcanic smog arrives in La Palma after eruption
Vog occurs when sulphur dioxide gas reacts with water and oxygen and can cause breathing issues

David Hambling

02, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘Miracle house’ engulfed as lava reaches sea off La Palma
Eruption destroys 650 properties including house which had managed to hold out against flows

Sam Jones in Madrid

29, Sep, 2021 @6:08 PM

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