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Human survivors of an apocalyptic catastrophe could start a new food system with mushrooms. The other food options might not be as appetizing.
A small island volcano in southern Japan has erupted, blasting rocks and ashes into the air but causing no damage or injuries
The Indonesian volcano which caused a tsunami that killed more than 400 people last week lost more than two-thirds of its height following the eruption which triggered the killer waves.
An active Alaska volcano is ramping up, spewing ash emissions nearly 5km into the air.
Hawaii officials say an explosion caused by lava oozing into the ocean sent molten rock crashing through the roof of a tour boat off the Big Island, injuring 23 people
A huge river of lava from the ongoing Kilauea volcano eruption on the Big Island of Hawaii wiped out a neighbourhood and filled Kapoho Bay on Tuesday. Before-and-after satellite images released on Wednesday show the scale of the destruction.
Rescue workers pulled more bodies Monday from under the dust and rubble left by an explosive eruption of Guatemala's Fuego volcano, bringing the death toll to at least 69.
As blistering lava spews from the seething volcano nearby, Philippine farmer Jay Balindang leads his buffalo through the ash-strewn paddy fields of the no-go zone, creeping closer to danger in a desperate bid to support his family.
The Philippines' most active volcano has continued to spew fountains of red-hot lava and massive ash plumes in a dazzling but increasingly dangerous eruption that has sent 40 000 villagers to shelter in evacuation centres.
The crater of a rumbling Philippine volcano has been glowing bright red, with vulcanologists warning it could erupt within days, sending thousands fleeing from their homes.
An eruption of one of Indonesia's most active volcanoes has sent lava and searing gas clouds out the crater and made villagers leave the slopes.
A volcano on Indonesia's tourist island of Bali has shot a new burst of hot ash into the air, in the latest of the country's several eruptions within a week.
A volcano in central Indonesia has erupted, ejecting columns of thick ash as high as 7 500m into the sky.
A volcano has erupted in central Indonesia and authorities have warned planes about volcanic ash in the air.
These volcanic eruptions had a huge impact on human life.
The active Fuego volcano in Guatemala has claimed 69 lives since it erupted. While bodies are still being recovered, thousands have evacuated their homes to avoid super-hot mudslides. Watch.
Rumbling Mount Sinabung on the Indonesian island of Sumatra shot billowing columns of ash more than 5 000m into the atmosphere and hot clouds down its slopes.
At least 16 people skiing on the slopes of a volcano in central Japan have been injured by flying rocks during a surprise eruption and a subsequent avalanche, and one person later died.
A Japanese soldier has been killed after a volcano erupted sparking an avalanche near a popular ski resort north of Tokyo, the defence ministry has said.
Some 600 residents on a tiny island off Papua New Guinea have been evacuated after a volcano previously believed to be dormant erupted and spewed a 'continuous plume' of ash, officials and reports have said.
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