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The Soufriere Hills Volcano on Montserrat erupted in 1995, and an international team of researchers has studied this volcano from land and sea since then to understand the workings of andesite volcanos more completely.
A scientific team led by Dr Peter Talling of the UK's National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is currently aboard the Royal Research Ship James Cook to map extremely large landslide deposits offshore from an active volcano on Montserrat in the Lesser Antilles.
WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Patrick's Day has become a worldwide phenomenon with festivities that occur not only in the United States and Ireland, but also in the Caribbean, New Zealand and even Japan.
Many flights around the Caribbean remained cancelled Saturday due to clouds of ash spewed up into the skies on the island of Montserrat.
Scientists are rescuing dozens of one of the world's most rarest species of amphibians, the mountain chicken frog.
The "mountain chicken frog" of the tiny Caribbean island of Montserrat is the latest victim of a lethal fungal disease that is devastating amphibian populations throughout the world.
When volcanoes erupt, pinpointing the regions at high risk for lethal hazards and deciding whether or not to evacuate a resistant population comprise the most difficult problems faced by hazards managers.
On the ground and in the water, an international team of researchers has been collecting imaging data on the Soufriere Hills Volcano in Montserrat to understand the internal structure of the volcano and how and when it erupts.
Text of report by Caribbean Media Corporation news agency website MONTSERRAT-TRAVEL-Government moves to fill void from Carib Aviation pullout BRADES, Montserrat, CMC - Montserrat Monday announced it was pursuing a number of options to ensure uninterrupted access to the island, following the announcement by Carib Aviation that it would no longer service the route from the end of this month.
The Lesser Antillean Bullfinch (Loxigilla noctis), is a species of bird in the Emberizidae family. It is found in Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the British Virgin Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and heavily degraded former forest.
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.