US News: eruption of a volcano in the Canary Islands when the lava flows coming to the rescue of marine life

people on La Palma rescue what to save is

 people on La Palma rescue what to save is on the Volcanic Island La Palma buries the around the 1000 degrees hot lava on their way to the sea a house after another. © Equipo I Love The World / Europe Press / DPA A lava stream destroys many houses on the island of La Palma. The affected residents also tried on Wednesday further desperate to save the most important parts of their house council, as the state TV channel RTVE reported.

La lave éjectée du volcan Cumbre Vieja aux Canaries entre en contact avec l’océan. © AFP The volcano ejected lava from the Cumbre Vieja in the Canary Islands in contact with the ocean.

For ten days, the eruption of a volcano in the Canary greatly worries the island population and authorities. But this lava flow could have a beneficial impact on marine biology, a positive effect that has been observed several times in recent years, from different volcanoes. Here's how these geological monsters can revive ocean wildlife.

The eruption of a volcano is scary. This Cumbre Vieja, which persists for twelve days in the Canaries, is not reassuring either: displaced populations, the impact on tourism and now toxic clouds that escape the lava on contact with water.

eruption in the Canaries. One of the two lava flows is moving more

 eruption in the Canaries. One of the two lava flows is moving more © Desiree Martin / AFP The Cumbre Vieja volcano came up eruption on Sunday, September 19th on the Spanish island of La Palma in the Canary Islands archipelago. The Spanish authorities announced Thursday, September 23 that one of the two lava flows, caused by the eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma in the archipelago of the Canaries, "stopped" while The other continues its progression "but much more slowly than before".

This ominous cast nevertheless exudes good news: the lava could be beneficial to marine life. By falling into the sea, the rejection of the Cumbre Vieja volcano creates an island, killing first what is below, but which will develop marine life term in 3 to 5 years depending Fernando Tuya, biodiversity researcher and conservation at the University of Las Palmas in Gran Canaria.

When the lava will look plankton

seabed This lava plunging into the water can also cause natural fertilization of the sea. In 2018, casting generated by the Kilauea Volcano (Hawaii), led to a proliferation of plankton after about oceanographer Samuel Wilson in Science & Vie. By sinking into the sea (sometimes up to 700 m), the impact of temperature between the lava and the ocean has caused an upwelling, and with it of seagrasses. Nutrients whose surface is usually very poorly endowed: the lava flow has therefore caused quite a blow of boost for the whole fauna of marine heights.

Volcanic eruption at La Palma: "Tourists can maintain their stay"

 Volcanic eruption at La Palma: © Desiree Martin / AFP The cloud of ashes emitted by the Cumbre Vieja is particularly monitored because it is likely to disrupt air traffic. A lava flow, then an uninterrupted smoke column. Since its eruption Entry on Sunday 19 September , the Cumbre Vieja volcano disrupts the daily life of part of the inhabitants of La Palma, one of the seven islands of the archipelago of the Canary Islands in Spain .

Volcanic rocks to the rescue of the Great Barrier Reef

and volcanoes can even consolidate marine areas in danger! The Great Barrier Reef in Australia suffers from the extraction of its resources and waste spill. More broadly, this biological wonder is seriously affected by global warming, so that in thirty years, it has lost half of its coral surface and stars seas that had established residence there disappear en masse as WWF.

Has come to his aid a cloud submarine pumice (volcanic rock very porous, sponge-like), ejected from the underwater volcano in Tonga in 2019, refers Science & Vie. This rock pile, after more than 3000 km journey, took with him a multitude of agencies that will revitalize corals, and thus could redevelop part of life on the Great Barrier Reef.

Spain: Closure of the Palma Airport due to volcanic ash .
Spain-volcano: Spain: Closure of the Palma Airport due to volcanic ash © Reuters / Juan Medina Spain: Closing the Palma Airport due to Volcanic Ash Madrid (Reuters) - The authorities of La Palma, Spain, decided Thursday to close the airport on the island due to an accumulation of ashes and dust on the track landing from the eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano, Aena indicated, the airport operator.

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