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May 22, 2015 07:46 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
Climate change has brought us megafires, but the growing El Niño condition can help us predict where they are most likely to ignite this year.
Mar 29, 2015 09:15 PM ET
A 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea Monday, sending startled residents fleeing from their homes, but a tsunami threat passed with no immediate reports of major damage.
Mar 23, 2015 04:52 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Official reports of deaths due to winter storms are misleadingly low, according to a study by two University of Georgia scientists. Continue reading →
Mar 11, 2015 09:50 AM ET // AFP
The risk of a major earthquake hitting California in the next 30 years has risen dramatically, according to improved forecasting techniques.
Dec 8, 2014 12:05 PM ET
We have a love/hate relationship with snow. It's beautiful falling from the sky and creates scenes of wonder once on the ground. It can also make our lives a living hell. But Trace accentuates the positive in this close look at winter's white wonder.
Nov 24, 2014 01:30 PM ET // Discovery News
Buffalo received a year's worth of snow over two days, and longtime residents recalled the blast of winter weather as the worst in memory.
Sep 28, 2014 08:00 AM ET // AFP
At least 31 hikers have been found lifeless near the peak of Mount Ontake after Saturday's volcanic eruption.
Sep 6, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Slow-moving lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is about a week away from homes and farms in the Kaohe Homesteads neighborhood.
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