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Here’s what scientists know about the Tonga volcano eruption

Here’s what scientists know about the Tonga volcano eruption

The explosion probably won’t cool the planet as some previous eruptions have done but it could affect weather in the short term.
Pacific tsunami threat recedes as volcano ash cloud covers Tonga
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Pacific tsunami threat recedes as volcano ash cloud covers Tonga

Thick dust over capital Nuku’alofa but otherwise conditions are calm, says New Zealand prime minister.

Can birds help us avoid natural disasters

Can birds help us avoid natural disasters?

Researchers think birds can hear hurricanes and tsunamis—a sense they’re hoping to tap into to develop a bird-based early warning system.
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Will climate change increase the chance of tsunamis?

Rising sea levels as a result of the melting of the polar ice caps promises to further extend the reach of giant waves smashing towards coastal settlements in the aftermath of quakes.

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Alaska's new climate threat: Tsunamis linked to melting permafrost

In Alaska and other high, cold places around the world, new research shows that mountains are collapsing as the permafrost that holds them together melts, threatening tsunamis if they fall into the sea.

'Lost World' documentary: Singapore is dredging sand, and land, from Cambodia

'Lost World' documentary: Singapore is dredging sand, and land, from Cambodia

As Singapore dredges sand out from beneath Cambodia’s mangrove forests, an ecosystem and a communal way of life face erasure.
Living on Earth: Beyond the Headlines
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Living on Earth: Beyond the Headlines

Peter Dykstra and Host Steve Curwood discuss why climate change may be linked to tsunamis, and they also look at the "research whaling" claims that allow the commercial killing of whales in Japan. The two then recount some of the deadliest hurricanes in modern US history.

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