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New Fissures Spill Lava in Iceland
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New Fissures Spill Lava in Iceland

The latest round of eruptions on the Reykjanes peninsula destroyed homes in the town of Grindavík.

Published Jan 19, 2024

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Five Factors to Explain the Record Heat in 2023
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Five Factors to Explain the Record Heat in 2023

What caused the year to be so hot? Here is a breakdown of the primary factors that scientists considered.

Published Jan 12, 2024

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Heat Blankets Australia, Fuels Bushfires
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Heat Blankets Australia, Fuels Bushfires

An early summer heatwave contributed to the country’s already active fire season.

Published Dec 20, 2023

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Unrest at Anak Krakatau
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Unrest at Anak Krakatau

This small, unimposing volcano between the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra has a destructive past. 

Published Dec 4, 2023

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The Smoking Mountain
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The Smoking Mountain

Erta Ale, in the East African Rift, is Ethiopia’s most active volcano.

Published Dec 4, 2023

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