Latest News Earth Science Week 2021 Theme Announced: ‘Water Today and for the Future’ December 19, 2020 The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce that the theme of Earth Science Week 2021 will be “Water Today and for the Future.” American Museum of Natural History Postponing Gem Hall Reopening December 15, 2020 The much-awaited reopening of the American Museum of Natural History’s gem hall will have to wait a little longer. Geologists Find Evidence for Giant Underwater Volcano in Alaska’s Aleutian Chain December 11, 2020 The Islands of Four Mountains, a small group of volcanic islands in the central Aleutians, could actually be part of a single, undiscovered giant volcano in the same category as Yellowstone, according to new research. Where is New Caledonia? December 4, 2020 New Caledonia is a group of islands located in the South Pacific Ocean. New Caledonia is east of Australia and southeast of Papua New Guinea. The islands have been governed by France since 1853.