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Volcanoes kill more people long after they first erupt – those deaths are avoidable
Environment

Volcanoes kill more people long after they first erupt – those deaths are avoidable

Written by: Jenni Barclay, Professor of Volcanology, University of East Anglia Montserrat's Soufriere Hills Volcano erupts in 2009. Jonathan Stone, Author providedYou may think of volcanic eruptions as spectacular but brief explosions. But in reality, these destructive forces wreak havoc...

Firepits of the Gods: ancient memories of maar volcanoes
Arts

Firepits of the Gods: ancient memories of maar volcanoes

Written by: Patrick D. Nunn, Professor of Geography, School of Social Sciences, University of the Sunshine Coast The town of Schalkenmehren and its adjoining maar lake, Germany. Wikimedia CommonsIn the heart of Takapuna, north-central Auckland, is a natural lake –...