Ascension Island An Ecological Experiment

Ascension Island from space. Image by NASA/GSFC/METI/ERSDAC/JAROS, and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team

I happened to watch a documentary the other day about the islands along the mid-Atlantic ridge, a chain of underwater volcanoes, and was fascinated by the story of Ascension Island. The history Formed by an eruption approximately one million years ago, it’s the tip of an undersea volcano and has an area of 34 square […]