Environmental news stories from around the world, featuring the latest on pollution, flooding and conservation.
The Chinese army has been deployed to rescue stranded villages and provide supplies
Quartz crystals from Long Valley caldera reveal how gas powering supereruptions accumulates in just a year.
Patches of ground on Bely Island bubbles underfoot in what is believed to be a newly recorded phenomenon.
Heavy downpours cause havoc in Beijing and other parts of China, leading to some of the worst flooding in years
The UK is getting ready for some severe thunderstorms and some might have an ominous red tint.
Massive magma reservoir is growing beneath the Toba caldera - but we are safe for thousands of years
Asteroid impact would have burned huge oil reserves, potentially blocking 90% of the sun for years.
Scientists get unprecedented view of poorly understood process of caldera formation.
British Antarctic survey says glacier retreat may contribute to sea levels rising.
Geologists say Colli Albani has potential to unleash an eruption as big as Mount Vesuvius.
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An aeroplane powered by energy from the sun has arrived in Egypt, its penultimate stop.
The fuel-free plane will now set off on the ultimate leg of the adventure tour to Abu Dhabi.
Gas pressure, rather than a surge in volcanic magma, appears to have caused uplift.
China was criticised for 'harming' coral reef ecosystems and interfering with traditional fishing rights.