How will climate change affect volcanic eruptions?

The Mount Pinatubo eruption in June 1991 is the second largest volcanic eruption in the world … [+] twentieth century. AFP via Getty Images Understanding how volcanic activity can change over time is particularly important as climate change continues to directly and indirectly affect volcanic behavior. “Governments use past experience to predict what might happen … Read more

Killer whales are not our friends

In recent months, orcas have started ramming boats in the waters off the Iberian Peninsula. The animals have already sunk three and damaged several more this year. After one recent incident, in which a catamaran lost both rudders, the boat’s captain suspected the attackers had become more stealthy and efficient: “Looks like they know exactly … Read more