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Volcanoes May Be Slowing Down Climate Change

The planet hasn't been warming as much as climate models predicted—and it could be that sulfur emissions from volcanoes are blocking sunlight, cooling the Earth...

Up Close and Personal with Hawaii's Volcanoes

Gin bottles and flower leis litter the crunchy black rock at the feet of an elderly woman in a bright red "mumu" dress singing an ancient mele. Her voice...

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Volcanoes in Our Times

In 1883, Krakatoa exploded over Indonesia, unleashing the deadliest eruption in modern memory. A gallery of some of its most spectacular successors suggests that...

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Top 10 Famous Volcanoes

After 400 years of dormancy, Indonesia's Mount Sinabung has woken up from its slumber with an eruption that has already displaced 30,000 people. TIME takes a...

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