Tag: Island

New Volcanic Island Near Tonga Has Mysterious Mud That's Puzzling NASA Scientists

Researchers explored one of the three youngest islands on Earth back in October. In addition to vegetation and bird life, they found that the 3-year-old volcanic island is covered in light clay mud.

Earth/Environment February 5, 2019

Newborn Pacific Island May Offer Clues About Life On Mars

There is a newborn island in the South Pacific, borne out of a volcanic eruption of ash and rocks, named Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai. It may offer insightful clues to scientists about the possibility of life on the Red Planet.

Earth/Environment December 12, 2017

Puerto Rican population drops as present migration comparable to post-WWII exodus

Puerto Rico population declines between 2010 and 2013. A Pew Research Center report suggests that there are more Puerto Ricans living in the U.S. mainland than the island of Puerto Rico.

Society August 13, 2014

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