Is Volcanic Activity Increasing Across the Globe? No, But Your Brain Thinks So.

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Since high profile eruptions like the ones at KÄ«lauea or Fuego, those of us in the volcanosphere get a lot of emails/tweet/questions that ask a very similar question: Is volcanic activity increasing? In fact, many times the question isn’t even if it is increasing but why it is increasing, accepting without question the notion that we are experiencing more volcanic eruptions today than in the Earth’s past. However, ask a volcanologist (like me) that question, and you’ll get the same answer fr

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