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Aerial Bombing May Be Used to Stem Canary Islands Volcano Eruption

The Canary Islands volcano that has been erupting for 42 days straight might get its comeuppance soon if a Spanish lawmaker has his way. Displacing thousands of people and upending the lives of everybody on the entire island of...

Vesuvius Volcano Victim’s Skeleton Found in Herculaneum

The skeleton of a victim of the cataclysmic eruption of the Mt. Vesuvius volcano was found this week in Herculaneum, near Pompeii, representing the first such find in over 25 years. Like its larger sister town, Herculaneum was also destroyed...

Lava from Canary Islands Volcano Reaches the Atlantic Ocean

Red hot lava from a volcano that devastated the Spanish island of La Palma reached the Atlantic Ocean late on Tuesday evening, nine days after it started to flow down the mountain, wrecking buildings and destroying crops. Big clouds of...

Etna Volcano Erupts Again; Volcanic Smog Reaches Greece

Italy's Mount Etna, Europe's most active volcano, erupted again on Tuesday, generating an ash plume that quickly rose to an altitude of almost 15,000 feet (4,500 meters). There have been no reports of damage as of press time. https://twitter.com/JayBirdReturns/status/1440352459705110532 The smog or...

Experts Unearth Spectacular Street Food Shop in Pompeii, Italy

A fascinating discovery of a spectacular street food shop was made by archaeologists recently in Pompeii, southern Italy, a find with provides a peek into ancient food culture. Experts unearthed an entire food shop that sold ready-to-eat meals to passersby,...

Greece Activates Civil Protection Plan for Potential Santorini Volcano Eruption

The General Secretariat for Greece's Civil Protection has issued a new plan for addressing the consequences of a possible eruption of the ancient -- yet still active -- volcano on Santorini. As a secretariat official clarified to the Athens-Macedonian News...