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Assateague Island National Seashore has an $86 million economic impact on the surrounding area, according to a new National Park Service report.
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According to a new study involving researchers at the U.S. Geological Survey , scientists observed that a human-induced magnitude 5.0 earthquake near Prague, Okla., in November 2011, may have triggered the larger M5.7 earthquake less than a day later.
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The month of February swept across northern Utah, delivering four significant storms that lifted the region out of what looked to be a disastrous water year.
The controversial practice of dowsing has long been considered by some to be an effective way to discover underground sources of water or minerals.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a 3.9 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 8:17 a.m. Its epicenter was located five miles east of Edmond, 11 miles north, northwest of Choctaw, 12 miles north of Midwest City, and 13 miles north, northeast of Oklahoma City.
Twice a week, John Platt shines a light on endangered species from all over the globe, exploring not just why they are dying out but also what's being done to rescue them from oblivion.
CARLSBAD >> The national parks near Carlsbad created more than $30 million in economic benefits for the region in 2012, according to a new report by the National Park Service.
The risk of flooding from Kennebec River ice jamming up this year is normal, authorities armed with an ice auger and a chisel determined Tuesday.
John Dvorak , Ph.D. has studied volcanoes and earthquakes for the U.S. Geological Survey around the world and has written for various respected science journals.
Yellowstone National Park P.O. Box 168 Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 3, 2014 14-008 Tourism To Yellowstone National Park Creates Over $400 Million In Economic Benefit Report shows visitor spending supports 5,619 jobs in local economy A new National Park Service report shows that 3,447,729 visitors to Yellowstone ... (more)
See what happens to your mad scientific skillz once you leave Obama's progressive employ? They turn to absolute shit: Marcia McNutt, former head of the U.S. Geological Survey under President Barack Obama until 2013 and now top editor at Science magazine, is no longer opposed to the approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline."
If you're thinking about travelling around the US on holiday, you might want to pay close attention to this map - which shows the places that get hit by lightning the most.
How popular are Michigan's national parks such as Sleeping Bear Dunes, Isle Royale and Pictured Rocks? Popular enough that they and two other national sites in Michigan drew 2,192,477 visitors who spent $181.7 million and supported 2,819 jobs in the state in 2012, according to new data released by the U.S. National Park Service.
The U.S. national park system, "America's gift to the world," had 7.88 million fewer visitors and lost $414 million in visitor spending due to October's 16-day shutdown of the federal government, the U.S. Interior Dept.
In this photo taken Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, a "divining rod" is shown next to bottles of Marc Mondavi's The Diving Rod wine at the Charles Krug winery in St. Helena, Calif.
Nearly a quarter of a century after the Exxon Valdez disaster dumped 11 million gallons of oil into Alaska's Prince William Sound, sea otter numbers have rebounded to levels seen before the spill, the U.S. Geological Survey announced Friday with a new study.