This instant connectivity to volcanoes in some of the most remote parts of the world is what gives us the impression that there are more volcanic eruptions today than in the past.There really aren't more, but rather we hear about or see the eruptions much faster.So, here are ten remote webcam feeds from around the world that may make you switch off your TV for a while.Earth Cam is a network of real-time remote webcam feeds from around the world.In the meantime you can still access the official websites.
Maybe, inspired by the screen above you can try it out on yours. Put down the Aurora Borealis as a must-see sight in your wish list if you have one.
If you find a broken link or discover a new webcam not on the list, let me know in the comments.
Be sure to bookmark this page so you can find it when some volcano does start acting up around the world! Pacific ——-Hawai’i (United States) - info - webcam Western/Southern Pacific ————————Japan - The Japanese Meteorological Agency has a page of 40 webcams, but the names are all in Japanese.
With the network of webcams and the peering eyes of satellites, almost no volcano can erupt on the planet and we not notice.
So, fear not, volcanism isn't on the rise but our ability to see the action live is.