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Hawaii’s silent danger: Volcanic smog, otherwise known as ‘vog’

The recent eruption of Hawaii’s Kilauea has generated apocalyptic scenes of bright red lava exploding hundreds of feet into the sky and burning buildings consumed by the molten rock. But there’s another danger, silent and often unseen, that has been with Hawaiian residents … Continue reading

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Hawaii Vog Makes For Incredible Skylines And Horrible Air Quality

Hawaii has a love-hate relationship with “vog.” On one hand, vog (or volcanic smog) is basically harmful volcanic air pollution. As Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island oozes lava, it emits sulfur dioxide that reacts with sunlight, oxygen, dust particles … Continue reading

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Hawaiian paradise suffers scary form of air pollution: volcanic smog

Thinking about escaping from the smoggy city by heading to the island paradise of Hawaii? You might want to reconsider. They can get something just as bad or worse — volcanic smog (or ‘vog’). If you live in, or nearby, … Continue reading

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