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Our Daily Planet: Kilauea Wildfire and New Tsunami Warning Center

Each weekday morning, OurAmazingPlanet takes the pulse of the Earth, reporting on natural phenomena and exploration news from around the globe.

Gowanas Cleanup: Some are hoping that the Superfund clean-up of New York's Gowanas Canal will uncover archaeological treasures, from arrowheads and fishing hooks to bullets, brass buttons and maybe even a few human bones from the Battle of Brooklyn.

Northwest Mudslides: Heavy rains near Seattle have caused mudslides over roads and train tracks.

Kilauea Wildfire: Lava erupting from a new fissure in Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has sparked a wildfire. [Images: Mount Kilauea Erupts ]

Delaware National Park: Delaware leaders are pushing for the establishment of a National Park site in their state, currently the only state without one. The proposed site would link landmarks that tell the story of Dutch and Swedish settlers, as well as the role of the state in ratifying the U.S. Constitution. [Related: Top 10 Least Visited National Parks ]

Tsunami Warning Center: In the aftermath of Japan's deadly earthquake, advocates have renewed their push for a United States tsunami warning center in Puerto Rico. [Related: Japan's Tsunami: How It Happened .]

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Brett Israel was a staff writer for Live Science with a focus on environmental issues. He holds a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and molecular biology from The University of Georgia, a master’s degree in journalism from New York University, and has studied doctorate-level biochemistry at Emory University.