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Pure Science Specials - Ring Of Fire

Volcanic activity emissions have increased 300% in the Ring of Fire

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Mega-Eruptions Drove the Mother of Mass Extinctions (Science AAAS article)

After 20 years of trying, researchers have finally convicted massive volcanic eruptions in Siberia as the culprit in the greatest of all mass extinctions, one that destroyed 90% of marine species on the planet.

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Volcanoes: Nature's ticking time bombs - 60 Minutes

Scott Pelley speaks to volcanologists about three volcanoes around the world for an upcoming 60 Minutes report (Yellowstone)

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A rare close-up look at the world’s most active volcanoes

Over the past 500 years, Iceland’s 30 volcanoes have released one-third of all the lava on Earth. Scott Pelley got a rare look at one of the world’s most active volcanoes for “60 Minutes.” (Alaska Mount Cleveland)

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El Salvador volcano erupts, prompting evacuations

A column of hot ash is sent high into the sky over El Salvador, frightening residents and prompting authorities to order evacuations.

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