Will Plate Tectonics Create New Land In The Canary Islands?

Eruptions in 2011 seemed to herald the arrival of a new island in the Canary Islands archipelago. Whislt this could create dangerous and disruptive ash clouds, it reminds us that there are many undersea eruptions on active margins around the world and that these could develop into new land.

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Could ecotourism be the future for Benidorm?

Ecotourism does not immediately spring to mind when Benidorm in Spain is mentioned, but it could be the future for this popular destination:

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