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BREAKING: New explosions at Turrialba Volcano
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BREAKING: New explosions at Turrialba Volcano

L. Arias - March 13, 2015

Two new explosion of gas and ash Friday mid-morning broke a brief period of low activity at Turrialba Volcano, located in the province of Cartago, 67 kilometers from…

Photos, video and more of Turrialba Volcano eruption and aftermath
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Environment and Wildlife
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Photos, video and more of Turrialba Volcano eruption and aftermath

The Tico Times - March 12, 2015

The main international airport is closed until Friday morning, ash blankets San José, and Costa Ricans are wondering if Volcán Turrialba has more in store for us…

BREAKING: Volcanic ash closes Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaría International Airport
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Newsletter
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BREAKING: Volcanic ash closes Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaría International Airport

The Tico Times - March 12, 2015

UPDATED at 9 a.m. Friday, March 13: Juan Santamaría International Airport outside of San José remained closed Friday morning and will likely not reopen until noon, airport…

UPDATE: Costa Rica’s Turrialba Volcano explodes again
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UPDATE: Costa Rica’s Turrialba Volcano explodes again

L. Arias - March 12, 2015

UPDATE: OVSICORI reports another explosion at 1:48 p.m. and a 2:26 p.m. report states that the ash column reached some 1,000 meters (some 3,280 feet). https://www.facebook.com/OVSICORI/photos/a.120485684655365.9814.106757629361504/808984345805492/?type=1&theater Original story…

Four ash explosions recorded at Turrialba volcano on Sunday
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Four ash explosions recorded at Turrialba volcano on Sunday

L. Arias - March 9, 2015

Following two weeks of low activity, the Turrialba volcano, located 67 kilometers northeast of San José, on Sunday registered four explosions between 1:40 p.m. and 3:17 p.m.,…

Thousands evacuated as Chile volcano erupts
Volcanic eruptions
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Volcanic eruptions
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Thousands evacuated as Chile volcano erupts

AFP - March 3, 2015

PUCÓN, Chile — A volcano in southern Chile erupted early Tuesday, spewing fiery plumes of lava into the night sky and forcing the evacuation of some 3,600…

Experts confirm increased activity at Turrialba Volcano
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Environment and Wildlife
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Experts confirm increased activity at Turrialba Volcano

L. Arias - February 11, 2015

Tall, white columns of vapor and gas on Wednesday morning surprised residents near the Turrialba Volcano, east of Cartago, as the western crater registered increased activity that formed a…

Experts monitoring increase in seismic activity at Costa Rica’s Irazú Volcano
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Experts monitoring increase in seismic activity at Costa Rica’s Irazú Volcano

L. Arias - January 20, 2015

A series of minor tremors, or microseisms, occurring since December has residents of several communities near Costa Rica's Irazú Volcano on alert. The magnitude of the temblors…

Turrialba Volcano erupts again, raining ash over San José
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Environment and Wildlife
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Turrialba Volcano erupts again, raining ash over San José

The Tico Times - December 9, 2014

[caption id="attachment_54121" align="alignright" width="300"] (Courtesy National Emergency Commission)[/caption] The Turrialba Volcano erupted again Monday evening, launching even more ash into the air than the Oct. 30 eruption…

Unlicensed guides are risking tourists’ lives by taking them too close to Costa Rica’s active volcanoes
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Environment and Wildlife
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Unlicensed guides are risking tourists’ lives by taking them too close to Costa Rica’s active volcanoes

L. Arias - December 9, 2014

Active volcanoes are some of Costa Rica’s main attractions for both local and foreign tourists, but some unlicensed guides in the country’s northeastern region are risking travelers' lives by…