Peru: Ubinas Volcano erupts

Ubinas Volcano erupts in Peru

Ubinas Volcano, Peru (CNN) — Check this out, a huge volcanic eruption in Peru is sending a giant plume of smoke and ash high into the sky. T…

Nishino-shima Photo credit: NASA Earth Observatory

Volcanic island eats another off Japan

(CNN) — One Japanese island has swallowed another. NASA’s Earth Observatory reports that Niijima island, a volcano which broke through the o…

3 Japanese whaling ships return to Japan after Intl. Court of Justice ruling against whaling program.

Whaling ships return to Japan after ban

SHIMONOSEKI, JAPAN (CNN) – Japanese media reports that three whale research vessels have returned to the western city of Shimonoseki after c…