‘Throat of fire’ volcano signalling imminent, devastating COLLAPSE

Scientists are warning that the Tungurahua volcano in Ecuador is showing early signs of impending catastrophic collapse, after satellite data showed substantial internal damage from ongoing magma activity. Tungurahua, has been persistently active since 1999 so wear and tear was inevitable, especially given that the ‘Throat of fire,’ or ‘Black giant’ as the Quechua indigenous […]

Man to walk tightrope over active volcano

Nik Wallenda will attempt 1,800m walk over the lava pools of Masaya volcano in Nicaragua Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/volcano-tightrope-nik-wallanda-masaya-nicaragua-abc-when-a9345701.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Harry Cockburn

Taal volcano news – as it happened: 'Life-threatening' eruption risk remains as thousands of evacuated residents warned not to return to danger zone

Soldiers and police stop desperate villagers from returning to danger zone Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/www.independent.co.uk Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Samuel Osborne

New Research Casts Doubt on Theory That Volcanoes Caused Dinosaur Extinction

Scientists have new evidence in their quest to settle the longstanding debate about whether it was a gigantic meteorite or massive volcanic eruptions that triggered the mass extinction that wiped out the dinosaurs. Read more… Source: https://gizmodo.com/new-research-casts-doubt-on-theory-that-volcanoes-cause-1841043493 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: George Dvorsky

Volcano erupts on ecologically sensitive Galapagos island

A volcano erupted on an uninhabited island in the Galapagos, Ecuadorian authorities said, spewing lava on the ecologically sensitive environment. La Cumbre volcano on Fernandina island, one of the youngest in the archipelago, began erupting Sunday evening, Galapagos National Park (PNG) officials said in a statement. The 1,467 metre high (4,813 feet) volcano has a […]

Taal volcano: Pineapple crop covered in Philippines volcanic ash

Farmer Jack Imperial says eruption’s impacts go beyond anything he has ever seen Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/taal-volcano-news-latest-philippines-eruption-pineapple-a9284851.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Staff and agencies

Taal volcano news: 'Hazardous eruption' set to hit Philippines within hours, authorities warn

As it happened: country prepares for seismic volcanic activity Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/taal-volcano-philippines-live-latest-news-eruption-alert-level-update-today-a9280976.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Samuel Lovett, Samuel Osborne

WATCH lightning strike over Taal Volcano in the Philippines during 1st eruption in DECADES

The Philippines’ Taal volcano has erupted, spewing a large column of ash which prompted raised alert levels and the evacuation of nearby communities. Making the sight even more menacing, lightning was seen hitting the ash plume. The eruption began on Sunday and was caught on video by numerous bystanders, as well as surveillance cameras used […]

WATCH: Mexico issues yellow alert after Popocatepetl volcano erupts spectacularly

One of Mexico’s most active volcanoes, Popocatepetl, erupted on Thursday morning, spewing ash high into the air above and showering lava around its crater. Officials have issued a yellow alert in response to the volcanic activity. Dramatic footage of the moments of eruption were caught on camera at around 6.30am local time. Officials say the […]

New Zealand eruption: After White Island tragedy, how safe is volcano tourism?

Seeing an active volcano up close comes with risks as well as rewards Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/new-zealand-volcano-eruption-white-island-safe-travel-advice-warning-a9238981.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Simon Calder