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Mount Fuji on the island of Honshu, Japan. The snow-capped inactive volcano, surrounded at lower levels by clouds in this image, lies several miles south of Tokyo. January 26, 2003 Photo via the ill fated Space Shuttle Columbia mission by NASA.

Volcano Watch: Mount Fuji workshop focused on how to manage tourism on active volcanoes

In early November, volcano scientists from participated in a workshop at the Mount Fuji Research Institute in Japan. Talks and discussions during this workshop were focused on the best ways to protect tourists in active volcanic areas.

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Volcano Watch: Strong ties between volcanoes and religion

Volcano Watch: Strong ties between volcanoes and religion

(Volcano Watch is a weekly article written by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.) As the first decade of the 21st century has come to a close, the effect of human civilization on the Earth has become increasingly apparent.  Such issues as climate change and resource management dominate the headlines and are […]

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