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Ancient Irish texts aid climate researchers

Researchers looking at the impact of volcanic activity on the climate over a 1,200 year period have studied ancient Irish texts written by monks who recorded significant events such as descriptions of extreme cold and heat. These chronicles are generally known as the Irish Annals and in this report, scientists and

Volcanic ash threatens Indonesian temple

The recent eruptions of Mt. Merapi in Indonesia is threatening to permanently damage an ancient Buddhist temple. The World Heritage-listed site at Borobudur, in central Java, was covered in volcanic ash when the volcano began erupting in October. South East Asian art expert and archaeologist Toni Tak says the temple

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