Vog - volcanic smog - kills plants, casts a haze over Hawaii

Monday, May 5, 2008 - 16:21 in Earth & Climate

(AP) -- For eight years, Tony and Sam Bayaoa have grown thousands of bright red, yellow and pink protea flowers on their farm. Then last month, Kilauea volcano opened a new vent and began spewing double the usual amount of toxic gas. Now about 70 percent of their crop is dried, brown and brittle.

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