Dramatic pictures show new volcanic island emerging from the sea off the coast of Japan (and new life there will begin with bird poo!)

Speck of volcanic land 1,000 kilometres (620 miles) south of Tokyo in the Pacific first appeared in November 2013 Called Nishinoshima after the once larger neighbour it has since engulfed and now covers 0.95 square miles Bare rock formed from cooling lava will one day be rich with plant – and possibly animal – life … More Dramatic pictures show new volcanic island emerging from the sea off the coast of Japan (and new life there will begin with bird poo!)