Category: Outside

Why can’t we predict when a volcano will erupt?

In an era of global satellite monitoring with proliferating networks of instruments on the ground, why can we still not accurately predict volcanic eruptions? If we don’t know the prior history of a particular...

Obama to Create Atlantic Ocean Marine Monument

President Barack Obama was to announce the creation of a new marine reserve on Thursday as Washington hosted a major world summit on protecting the planet’s oceans. The new national monument follows Obama’s recent...