News tagged with archipelago

Ghostly, Ethereal Island as seen from space

Looking rather otherworldly, this haunting view of Shikotan-to island shows ghostly swirls of sea ice surrounding the snow-covered volcanic island. Also known as Ostrov Shikotan, this island is at the southern ...

dateFeb 22, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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New eruption at Indonesian volcano (Update)

(AP) -- Indonesia's deadly volcano erupted Wednesday with its biggest blast yet, shooting searing ash miles into the air as soldiers forced hasty new evacuations of people from villages and emergency shelters.

dateNov 03, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Tilapia feed on Fiji's native fish

The poster child for sustainable fish farming -- the tilapia -- is actually a problematic invasive species for the native fish of the islands of Fiji, according to a new study by the Wildlife Conservation ...

dateJan 12, 2010 in Ecology
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King crab family bigger than ever

Sally Hall, a PhD student at the University of Southampton's School of Ocean and Earth Science (SOES) at the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton (NOCS) has formally described four new species of king ...

dateDec 02, 2009 in Ecology
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