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New Zealand volcanic eruption: Death toll rises to 19

White Island, a volcanic island, is a famous tourist attraction which people can explore by boat or helicopter.

23 Dec 2019 12:53 PM

Divers search for remaining bodies from New Zealand volcanic eruption

They were focusing on an area where a body was seen floating in the water earlier in the week.

14 Dec 2019 11:49 AM

Volcanic eruptions put tourism at halt in New Zealand

Volcano disaster puts spotlight on NZ adventure tourism.

13 Dec 2019 12:06 PM

5 dead, 18 injured after volcano erupts in New Zealand's White Island

A 'considerable number' of those caught up in the disaster are believed to be Australian, according to officials in Canberra.

09 Dec 2019 9:06 AM

‘Nobody is not afraid’: Chernobyl pilot who made 3 flights within 20 minutes

Eyeing up the reactor for the first time in 33 years, Volkozub said he couldn’t recognise it.

16 Aug 2019 7:07 PM


Volcano tourist

Fascinated with volcanoes, this adventure junkie travels the world to see them.

02 Sep 2018 12:54 AM

Little girl rescued alive from ash covered house after volcanic eruption in Guatemala

People fear more eruptions after the volcano sprayed ash, gases and rocks at the settlement.

06 Jun 2018 1:45 PM

Mandatory evacuation ordered as Hawaii eruption hits four-week mark

The mandatory evacuation zone lies within a slightly larger area that was already under a voluntary evacuation and curfew.

01 Jun 2018 9:57 AM

Hawaii volcano is pumping out ‘vog’

Higher sulphur dioxide emissions recorded at the volcano’s summit are creating the potential for heavier than usual vog, or volcanic smog.

28 May 2018 8:50 AM

Hawaii volcano could be building up to big eruption: Scientists

Scientists estimate that the lava could interact with the groundwater by the middle of May.

11 May 2018 3:36 PM


Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupts and destroys 26 homes

More than 1,700 residents who have been evacuated were allowed to briefly return to gather medicine, pets, and other necessities.

07 May 2018 12:23 PM

Vanuatu plans to permanently evacuate entire volcanic island

Already hundreds of people have moved to temporary shelters on parts of the island that are not so affected by the ash.

04 May 2018 8:54 AM

Future cities may be built with volcanic ash: study

Researchers found that a mixture of the finer powder and cement produced stronger concrete structures.

11 Feb 2018 4:56 PM

Tiny crystals could predict volcanic eruptions

The crystals being studied were created when molten rock, known as magma, from up to 30 km beneath a volcano starts to move upwards.

25 Jan 2018 10:08 AM

Philippine volcano spreads lava almost 2 miles from crater

Lava from Mount Mayon shot up more than 2,000 feet while ash rose close to two miles.

24 Jan 2018 4:35 PM


Experts scramble to monitor long-dormant Iceland volcano

Adding to the danger is the lack of historical data that could help scientists predict the volcano's behavior.

08 Dec 2017 8:55 AM

Flights resume as Bali volcano dissipates into a wispy plume of steam

Indonesia’s disaster agency says the volcano remains at its highest alert level but most of Bali is safe for tourists.

04 Dec 2017 4:19 PM

Remembering 1963 eruption, Bali's elderly wary of another

More than 55,000 people are living in shelters such as sports halls, temples and tent camps.

04 Dec 2017 1:51 PM

Bali volcano emits wispy plume of steam, flights resume

Tens of thousands of tourists were stranded when ash closed Bali's international airport for nearly three days last week.

04 Dec 2017 9:14 AM

Satellite images show extent of air pollution worldwide

Nitrogen dioxide is mainly caused by vehicle emissions and in industrial processes.

02 Dec 2017 12:09 PM