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Turrialba Volcano: Weather has helped prevent spread of ash
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Environment and Wildlife
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Turrialba Volcano: Weather has helped prevent spread of ash

L. Arias - October 21, 2015

The eruption last Friday of Costa Rica's Turrialba Volcano spewed large amounts of ash that ended up along the volcano’s outskirts due to heavy showers and mild winds…

Environment and Wildlife
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Guatemala volcano roars back to life

AFP - October 7, 2015

https://twitter.com/telediariogt/status/651834421381693440 A volcano near the Guatemalan capital roared back to life on Wednesday, spewing ash high into the air, disaster safety officials said. The Fuego volcano, which…

Volcanic ash rains on central Ecuador, blanketing farms
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Environment and Wildlife
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Volcanic ash rains on central Ecuador, blanketing farms

AFP - August 22, 2015

MACHACHI, Ecuador -- Ash from Ecuador's Cotopaxi Volcano rained down on a dozen villages in the country's central Andean region Saturday, where agricultural output has been marred…

Turrialba Volcano maintains low activity following weekend explosion
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Turrialba Volcano maintains low activity following weekend explosion

L. Arias - August 18, 2015

After nearly two months of minimal activity, Costa Rica's Turrialba Volcano recorded an explosion early last Saturday that produced an ash plume some 500 meters (1,640 feet) high,…

Volcano in Ecuador spews ash column 5 kilometers high
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Volcano in Ecuador spews ash column 5 kilometers high

AFP - August 14, 2015

A volcano in Ecuador spewed a column of ash five kilometers (3 miles) high on Friday, prompting officials to raise the alert level. The ash was preceded…

Hear Costa Rica’s Turrialba Volcano rumble
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Hear Costa Rica’s Turrialba Volcano rumble

The Tico Times - May 23, 2015

[embed]https://soundcloud.com/floribeth-betty-vega-solano/0800vtunhhzsac[/embed] Ever wondered what the inside of a volcano sounds like? The Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI) has you covered. OVSICORI took a selection…

Turrialba Volcano evacuation zone expanded following increased activity
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Environment and Wildlife
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Turrialba Volcano evacuation zone expanded following increased activity

The Tico Times - May 19, 2015

Due to the frequent explosions at Turrialba Volcano, Costa Rica’s National Emergency Commission (CNE) has expanded the evacuation zone surrounding the volcano from 2 kilometers to 5 kilometers.…

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Turrialba Volcano briefly closes Costa Rica’s main airport

The Tico Times - May 18, 2015

https://www.facebook.com/OVSICORI/videos/vb.106757629361504/839692129401380/?type=2&theater Juan Santamaría International Airport closed briefly in the predawn hours on Monday following several hours of eruptions from Turrialba Volcano on Sunday afternoon and Monday morning. Ten…

As Turrialba Volcano erupts again, scientists warn of increased health risks, economic damage
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Business
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As Turrialba Volcano erupts again, scientists warn of increased health risks, economic damage

Lindsay Fendt - May 10, 2015

[embed]https://www.facebook.com/OVSICORI/videos/vb.106757629361504/836698696367390/?type=2&theater[/embed] At 4:55 a.m. Sunday, ash spilled from the crater of Costa Rica's Turrialba Volcano for nearly an hour. Though the ash barely left the crater, located…

UPDATE: Costa Rica’s Turrialba Volcano erupts, forcing capital airport to temporarily close
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Environment and Wildlife
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UPDATE: Costa Rica’s Turrialba Volcano erupts, forcing capital airport to temporarily close

The Tico Times - May 4, 2015

UPDATE, 11 p.m. on Monday:  Juan Santamaría International Airport is set to re-open at 6:00 a.m. Tuesday after temporarily closing for nearly 12 hours due to volcanic ash…