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Rare glimpse: satellites catch the birth of two volcanic islands

It’s only fair to share…Rare glimpse: satellites catch the birth of two volcanic islands Dave McGarvie, The Open University The birth of a volcanic island is a potent and beautiful reminder of our dynamic planet’s ability to make new land. Given the destruction we’ve seen following natural events like earthquakes and tsunamis in the past… Read more »

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This once-stable Antarctic region has suddenly started melting

It’s only fair to share…This once-stable Antarctic region has suddenly started melting Bert Wouters, University of Bristol Antarctica’s glaciers have been making headlines during the past year, and not in a good way. Whether it’s a massive ice shelf facing imminent risk of collapse, glaciers in the West Antarctic past the point of no return,… Read more »