• 5 Jun 2018

    The Pacific region has seen two high-profile eruptions in recent weeks – but be wary of dramatic headlines about possible catastrophe.

  • 30 May 2018

    Hawaii’s erupting Kilauea volcano has now claimed more than 70 homes, and belched tens of thousands of tonnes of ash and noxious fumes into the air. Every night, it puts on a spectacular – and terrifying – show with powerful fountains of lava lighting up the sky.  After weeks of eruptions and lava flows, there are increased worries…

  • 14 Jan 2018

    The Governor of Hawaii has apologised for a false alarm about a missile attack that sent the population of the American Pacific state into panic. Many ran for shelter after an emergency alert was put out on text messages that a ballistic missile was heading for the island.