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Greg Javar snaps a "selfie" while helping USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory geologist Matt Patrick set up a thermal camera to record lava lake activity within the summit vent of Kilauea Volcano.
Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia The state will survey fish life in the Elk River after a massive chemical spill polluted the waterway in January.
In a breathtaking but largely overlooked ruling this week, a federal judge agreed that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers may disregard studies on the health impacts of mountaintop removal mining in its permitting process, only two weeks after Goldman Prize Award-winning activist Maria Gunnoe wrote an impassioned plea to President Obama to renew ... (more)
The ongoing drought in the western United States has caused so much loss of groundwater that the Earth, on average, has lifted up about 0.16 inches over the last 18 months, according to a new study.
The earthquake, in the deep ocean southwest of Lanai, was about 12 miles deep and struck at 12:37 a.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The state that's well known for hurricanes and alligators has another high-profile natural worry on its list: the possibility that the Earth could, at any moment, gobble up a whole neighborhood.
A strong undersea quake, measuring 5 on the Richter scale, sgtruck off the coast of Cassandra in Halkidiki, northern Greece, shortly before 7.30 a.m. on Friday but there were no reports of any serious damage or injuries.
No injuries were reported when a 4.6 magnitude earthquake hit Johannesburg in the early hours of Friday morning, paramedics said.
A 4.6 magnitude earthquake hit Johannesburg in the early hours of Friday morning, the US Geological Survey said on its website.
The force of the Gulf Stream was significantly influenced by the sea ice situation in the Fram Strait in the past 30,000 years.
The severe drought gripping the western United States in recent years is changing the landscape well beyond localized effects of water restrictions and browning lawns.
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Where Barnegat Bay's pollution really comes from New data show high growth areas are adding tons of pollution to embattled bay Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/VIsO1q Toms River - A stinging sea nettle swims in the Barnegat Bay, off Cattus Island County Park in Toms River this summer.
Water levels at the Great Salt Lake are just a couple of feet above a record low set in 1963, and state geologists say it's likely the lake will continue to evaporate.
When Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano erupted in 2010, spewing ash into the atmosphere, European air space was shut down for six days UK aviation chiefs are confident air travellers will not face the severe ash cloud disruption of 2010 should Iceland's current at-risk volcano Bardarbunga erupt.
In a new report that's sure to eventually set your Facebook feed all aflutter with fresh volcanically-charged paranoia, scientists say that the risk for damaging earthquakes in the Yellowstone region is greater than originally thought.
Updated: Sat Aug 23, 2014 04:40 am
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