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‘Gentle eruption’ rocks Mayon

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More than 30,000 people fled their homes on Wednesday as Mayon Volcano continued to send huge lava fragments down its slopes in what volcanologists called “gentle eruption.”

Posted: September 18th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Where tourists can view glowing lava


Albay Gov. Joey Salceda believes the activity on Mayon Volcano would not affect tourism in the province despite an advisory issued by the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) prohibiting activities near the volcano.

Posted: September 18th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Mayon Volcano restive; Alert Level 3 raised

AN AERIAL view of Mayon Volcano taken on Aug. 16, a day after its alert level was raised to 2 MARK ALVIC ESPLANA/INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) raised late Monday night Alert Level 3for Mayon Volcano in Albay province after it noted “a noticeable escalation of unrest.”

Posted: September 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Volcanoes helped offset man-made warming – study

Mount Sinabung spews volcanic ash as seen from Tiga Pancur, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013. AP FILE PHOTO

Volcanoes spewing Sun-reflecting particles into the atmosphere have partly offset the effects of Man’s carbon emissions over a 15-year period that has become a global-warming battleground, researchers said Sunday.

Posted: February 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Monster volcano is one of the biggest in Solar System

Geologists on Thursday announced they had uncovered a stupendous volcano that is the biggest in the world and rivals the greatest in the Solar System.

Posted: September 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »