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Stories with subject: Volcanoes
  • Fish found with mercury in remote Western regions 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 4:28 pm
  • FRESNO, California - Federal scientists have found high amounts of mercury in sport fish caught in remote areas of national parks in the West and Alaska, according to a study released Thursday.

  • Peru volcano prompts evacuation of 4,000 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 3:04 pm
  • LIMA, Peru - Peruvian authorities have ordered the preventative evacuation of 4,000 people living near the Ubinas volcano, which has been spouting ash clouds up to 2 miles (nearly 4 kilometers) high.

  • Uncut diamond stolen from NM museum 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 7:41 pm
  • ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Albuquerque police are searching for a thief who took a diamond from a secure case inside the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science.

  • Deeper Cowlitz River lets cities breathe easier 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 4:32 pm
  • LONGVIEW, Washington - The Cowlitz River has slightly deepened for the first time since Mount St. Helens erupted in 1980. It's good news for cities on the river, where sediment increased their flooding risk.

  • Ecuador volcano spews 6-mile ash column 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 10:40 pm
  • QUITO, Ecuador - Ecuador's Tungurahua volcano has spewed a 6-mile (10-kilometer) column of ash after a powerful, five-minute explosion that shot pyroclastic material onto its northern and northwestern flanks.

  • Yellowstone fighting online supervolcano rumors 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 4:41 pm
  • YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyoming - Yellowstone National Park is fighting online rumors that running bison seen in a YouTube video are fleeing a possible explosion of the park's supervolcano.

  • Yellowstone fighting online supervolcano rumors 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 1:11 pm
  • YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyoming - Yellowstone National Park is fighting online rumors that running bison seen in a YouTube video are fleeing a possible explosion of the park's supervolcano.

  • Volunteers begin space confinement mission 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 5:09 pm
  • HILO, Hawaii - Six volunteers have begun a four-month stay in a small dome on Hawaii's Mauna Loa volcano to gauge the effects of long-time confinement in space missions.

  • Magnitude-4.8 earthquake shakes Yellowstone park 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 6:34 pm
  • YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyoming - The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-4.8 earthquake that shook northern Yellowstone National Park is the strongest there since 1980.

  • Little temblors beneath Mount Hood are normal 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 7:20 pm
  • SALEM, Oregon - A swarm of little earthquakes has been rumbling this week beneath Mount Hood, Oregon's tallest peak, but geologists said there is no cause for alarm.

  • Yellowstone holds answers to science's mysteries 
    Updated: Mar-23-14 3:02 pm
  • YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyoming - A sulfuric-smelling fog filled the November air, rising from bubbling pools on white terraces.