Environment

Indonesia on alert as unstable volcano unleashes burst

Authorities count more than 50 separate eruptions early on Wednesday, sending hot ash down slope of Mount Sinabung.

Indonesia on alert as unstable volcano unleashes burst

Environment

Galapagos Islands volcano erupts in spectacular fashion

Wolf volcano, home to the only population of pink iguanas in the world, sends plume of fire and ash into the sky.

Environment

Chile's Calbuco volcano erupts for a third time

Thousands evacuated from areas close to volcano, which sent a new cloud of ash and gas up to 4km into the sky.

Chile's Calbuco volcano erupts for a third time

Environment

Thousands evacuated as Chile volcano erupts

State of emergency declared in southern region after Calbuco volcano, dormant for decades, spews ash and smoke.

Weather

Iceland's volcanic eruption stokes toxic gas fears

The Holuhraun eruption is emitting high volumes of toxic gases and raising health and environmental concerns.

Iceland's volcanic eruption stokes toxic gas fears

Environment

Death toll rises in Japan volcanic eruption

The bodies of two dozen hikers remain on the volcano as toxic gases and ash force rescuers to call off search operation.

Environment

Japan suspends recovery of volcano bodies

Toxic gases from still-erupting volcano force rescue workers to abandon efforts after eight more bodies were airlifted.

Environment

Japan hikers killed in volcano eruption

Four of group of 31 caught near top of erupting Mount Ontake pronounced dead, with fate of others due to be confirmed.

Japan hikers killed in volcano eruption

Environment

Hikers feared dead near Japan volcano summit

Thirty hikers found in "cardiopulmonary" arrest near top of erupting Mount Ontake in central Japan.

Hikers feared dead near Japan volcano summit

Environment

Japan mounts effort to rescue stranded hikers

Eruption of Mount Ontake, which sits on border of Nagano and Gifu, forces up to 150 people to seek refuge in shelters.

Japan mounts effort to rescue stranded hikers

Environment

Climbers trapped as Japan volcano erupts

At least seven people missing and 40 injured in Nagano prefecture after a volcano blankets the surrounding area in ash.

Climbers trapped as Japan volcano erupts

Weather

Iceland prepares for volcanic eruption

Measures taken to ensure volcano near Bardarbunga does not cause air travel chaos as happened in 2010.