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41 min ago | GPB.org

Ancient Landscape Is Found Under 2 Miles Of Ice In Greenland

A new study suggests the Greenland Ice Sheet did not fully melt during previous periods of global warming and that it preserved a tundra beneath it.

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Related Topix: University of Vermont, Science

4 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Earthquake: 4.3 quake strikes near Bodfish

A shallow magnitude 4.3 earthquake was reported Saturday morning eight miles from Bodfish, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey .

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Bodfish, CA, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science, Tehachapi, CA, Arvin, CA

9 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Mild earthquake felt in Dallas, Irving

There was a bit of rumbling but no damage reported from what the U.S. Geological Survey said was a 2.5-magnitude earthquake near the I-35E and Loop 12 split .

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science

13 hrs ago | Suria

6.6-quake hits off PNG's Bougainville

A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea's Bougainville Island on Saturday but there was no risk of a widespread tsunami, seismologists said.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Papua New Guinea, Oceania, World News, Tsunami, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

A parked car suffered damage when a adobe wall collapsed on it after a strong earthquake shook Chilpancingo, Mexico, Friday morning, April 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, World News, Mexico, Science

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Jackson, Wyoming landslide gains speed, threatens resort homes

A slow-moving landslide is seen as it threatens several homes and businesses in Jackson Hole, Wyoming in this picture taken April 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: Jackson, WY, Science, Technical Services, US Geological Survey

KMBC-TV

Magnitude-7.2 quake strikes southern Mexico

It met the definition of a major one, but the magnitude-7.2 earthquake that struck Friday in southern Mexico's Guerrero state doesn't appear to have left much of a mark, and the region emerged relatively unscathed.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Science, World News, Mexico,

NWCN.com

Magnitude-7.5 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

A powerful earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey calculated its magnitude at 7.5 and said it was centered near the Pacific resort of Acapulco, where many Mexicans are vacationing for the Easter holiday.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Science, World News, Mexico,

Witney Gazette

Repeat quake 'slightly bigger'

A 3.5-magnitude earthquake has struck the Rutland area of the East Midlands, the second tremor to hit the region in as many days.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Science, Leicestershire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Business Journal

Even in wake of new Ohio limits, Texas regulators say fracking not linked to earthquakes

A sign protesting "fracking," is posted on a rural road in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania, U.S., in this Wednesday, Oct.19, 2011 file photo.

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Related Topix: Tunkhannock, PA, Science

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

DeFazio tours abandoned mine Superfund site

DeFazio, D-Ore., said the Formosa Mine, which is on federal and private land outside Riddle, illustrates what is wrong about the 1872 Mining Act: The Canadian companies that reopened the mine in the 1990s have disappeared, the bond put up for cleanup was nowhere near enough to cover the true costs, and the federal government never got a penny in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Peter DeFazio, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Science

Los Angeles Times

Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Currant, Nev.

A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Thursday afternoon 18 miles from Currant, Nev., according to the U.S. Geological Survey .

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science, Cedar City, UT

Russia Taday

Central Idaho rocked by hundreds of earthquakes

Scientists are stumped as they try to determine exactly why the state of Idaho has been hit with hundreds of low- and medium-level earthquakes since late March.

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Related Topix: Science, Natural Disasters, Earthquake

Scientific American

The Renaissance's Contribution to Geology: Landscape Painting

Freelance geologist dealing with quaternary outcrops interested in the history and the development of geological concepts through time.

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Related Topix: Science, Leonardo, Country, Paleontology

Blackpool Citizen

Earthquake rattles English region

The 3.2-magnitude earthquake, powered from a depth of 2.5 miles, struck the Oakham area of Rutland at 7.07am.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Leicestershire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Science, Northamptonshire County, England,

Salisbury Journal

Britons woken up by earthquake

The 3.2-magnitude earthquake, powered from a depth of 2.5 miles, struck the Oakham area of Rutland at 7.07am.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Leicestershire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Science, Northamptonshire County, England,

Hispanic Business

Walking with Mammoths and Exploring Mid-Continental Geology

A new field trip guidebook, Geologic Field Trips along the Boundary between the Central Lowlands and Great Plains, allows readers to follow along on three field trips developed just for this meeting.

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Related Topix: Science, Paleontology

Wed Apr 16, 2014

KAKE

Geologists in Wichita to talk about increased earthquake activity

Geologists were in Wichita Wednesday at Newman University to talk about the cause or causes of increased earthquake activity in Kansas and Oklahoma.

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Related Topix: Science, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, Kansas, US Senate, Republican, Newman University, US Governors

Newsday

Fire ice: the energy of the future?

The world is addicted to hydrocarbons, and it's easy to see why - cheap, plentiful and easy to mine, they represent an abundant energy source to fuel industrial development the world over.

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Related Topix: US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science

Daily Kos

Fracking Causes Minor Earthquakes in Ohio

Julie Carr Smyth of the Associated Press has reported that geologists have linked five small earthquakes in the Ohio foothills of the Appalachian Mountains to fracking or hydraulic fracturing, the process of forcing water and sand deep underground and blowing up rock formations to release natural gas.

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Related Topix: Science, Pennsylvania

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