This Volcano Won't Stop Erupting | Untold Earth - Atlas Obscura

This Volcano Won't Stop Erupting | Untold Earth

Kīlauea, a shield volcano in Hawaiʻi, has been in a state of near-constant eruption for decades, providing researchers with a uniquely reliable setting in which to study one of Earth’s most unpredictable and destructive forces. In a time of climate panic and tangible ecological destruction, what can we learn about the survival of our planet from one of the harshest environments we have?

Explore the seeming impossibilities behind our planet’s strangest, most unique natural wonders in Untold Earth, a new series from Atlas Obscura, in partnership with Nature and PBS Digital Studios. From fragile, untouched ecosystems to familiar but unexplained occurrences in our own backyards, this series chases insight into natural phenomena through the voices of those who know them best.

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