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This Nainital villa brings together the love of the mountains and sustainable design

Rooms A single bedroom adjacent to a combined kitchen-dining area forms the lower level, with a small lush garden outside. A quaint wrought-iron table and chairs dot it, and a matching staircase leads to the upper floor. A small balcony opens onto the master bedroom with a small adjoining bedroom (also with its own separate […]

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Volcanic eruptions may have caused the first “puffs” of oxygen in Earth’s atmosphere – ScienceDaily

A new analysis of 2.5 billion-year-old Australian rocks reveals that volcanic eruptions may have stimulated population surges of marine microorganisms, creating the first breaths of oxygen in the atmosphere. This would change the existing stories of Earth’s early atmosphere, which assumed that most changes in the early atmosphere were controlled by geological or chemical processes. […]

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Have volcanoes stabilized the temperatures on the Earth’s surface?

London: A new study has found that volcanoes were responsible for stabilizing Earth’s surface temperatures and acted as a safety valve for Earth’s long-term climate. The results of the study were published in the journal “Nature Geoscience”. Scientists at the University of Southampton have discovered that vast chains of volcanoes were both responsible for the […]

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Volcanoes have acted as a safety valve for Earth’s long-term climate

Continental volcanic arcs like that of Kamchatka, Russia, are rapidly altered, causing CO2 to be removed from the atmosphere over geological time. Credit: Tom Gernon, University of Southampton Scientists at the University of Southampton found that vast chains of volcanoes were responsible for both the emission and then removal of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) over […]

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Alberta renames a landmark in the Rocky Mountains

A prominent landmark, top center, near the summit of Mount Charles Stewart in the Rocky Mountains of Alberta, is shown near Canmore, Alta. On September 3, 2020. The feature film, whose former name is was considered by many to be misogynist and racist, will henceforth be known by his original name “Anû Kathâ Îpa”, or […]

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The Veyo and Santa Clara volcanoes are 10 minutes apart. Here’s how to hike them. – Cedar City News

Cinder cone volcano in the Santa Clara volcanic field, date unspecified | Public Domain Image, St. George News ST. GEORGE – The small town of Veyo, Utah – just 20 minutes northwest of St. George with a total population of 822 – is nestled in the shadow of a volcano. Prominent Cinder Cone Volcano, St. […]

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Great Smoky Mountains Death of 2020 Was Second Bear-Related Death in Park History | WJHL

NORTH CAROLINA (WATE) – Nearly a year after the remains of an Illinois man were found in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the North Carolina chief medical examiner reports that Patrick Madura has died of following a trauma caused by a bear. In September 2020, Madura’s remains were found by backpackers near the Hazel […]

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Bad astronomy | Volcanic eruption in 1257 AD finally pinned on the Simalas volcano

A titanic volcanic eruption in AD 1257 spat out colossal amounts of ash, sulfur and glassy pumice, and affected the climate over the course of the whole planet. It was one of the biggest, if not the biggest, eruptions of the past 7,000 years, and there’s literally evidence of it from pole to pole. Corn… […]

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66-year-old Connecticut man dies on White Mountain hiking trail after suffering medical emergency

A Connecticut man died on a hiking trail in New Hampshire’s White Mountains on Saturday after suffering a medical emergency and rescue teams were hampered by the weather. The man, who was 66, was about two miles from the base of Jewell Trail on Mount Washington with his three adult sons when he suddenly collapsed, […]

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3 volcanoes located along Alaska’s Pacific “ring of fire” are erupting at the same time

Ash-spewing Pavlof volcano in the Aleutian Islands of Alaska. This photo was taken of a different volcanic eruption in March 2016. US Coast Guard / Lieutenant Commander Nahshon Almandmoss / Document via Reuters Three volcanoes erupt at the same time on a remote island chain in Alaska. Two of the volcanoes spew low levels of […]