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Mar 25, 2015 12:15 PM ET
Earlier this month, "monster" cyclone Pam battered the islands of Vanuatu for almost 24 hours.
Mar 15, 2015 10:00 AM ET // AFP
Up to 90 percent of houses in Port Vila were damaged from 200 mph wind.
Mar 13, 2015 12:30 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
It's not that earthquake faults in California are more dangerous than before. It's just that scientists are better now at measuring their potential for disaster.
Jan 17, 2015 08:50 AM ET // AFP
A Tongan volcano has created a substantial new island since it began erupting last month.
Jan 6, 2015 07:45 PM ET // AFP
Years of steady, quiet pressure on a plate boundary beneath the Pacific ocean resulted in the devastating 9.0-magnitude earthquake.
Dec 26, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Are we better prepared now for an event like the one that killed 160,000 people a decade ago? Continue reading →
Dec 18, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Changes in certain animals can signal earthquakes, tornadoes, heat waves and more.
Nov 19, 2014 06:00 PM ET // Discovery News
A volcanic eruption at Iceland's Holuhraun Lava Field is the largest since the 18th century.
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