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1 hr ago | GlobeNewswire

Lundin Mining to Release Second Quarter 2014 Results Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Telephone Conference to be held on Thursday, July 31, at 08:00am Eastern Time , 14:00 Central European Time , 05:00am Pacific Time July 28, 2014 Lundin Mining Corporation announces that the report for the second quarter period ended June 30, 2014 will be published after the close of the trading day in Toronto on Wednesday, July 30, 2014.


Related Topix: Lumi Co., Science

5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Strong quake shakes Mexico's Gulf coast

A strong earthquake shook much of eastern Mexico on Tuesday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injury.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Science

5 hrs ago | CBC News

Mexico earthquake strikes eastern state of Veracruz

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit southwest of Juan Rodriguez Clara, in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz on Tuesday at a depth of 95 km, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damages.


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

7 hrs ago | Mother Jones

Midwestern Waters Are Full of Bee-Killing Pesticides

A while back, I wrote about how the US Environmental Protection Agency has been conducting a slow-motion reassessment of a widely used class of insecticides, even as evidence mounts that it's harming key ecosystem players from pollinating bees to birds.


Related Topix: Environment, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Apiculture, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Agriculture

8 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

Licences for East Lancashire fracking up for grabs

THE starting gun was yesterday fired on the licensing process that could bring fracking to East Lancashire residents doorsteps within five years.


Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Science,

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

Oklahoma Earthquake Felt In Topeka, Manhattan

It happened at 9:46 p.m. about 15 miles west-southwest of Medford, Ok. The earthquake could be felt all across Kansas.


Related Topix: Science, Dighton, KS, Lane County, KS, Topeka, KS

The Capital-Journal

Oklahoma earthquake felt in southern Kansas

A 4.3 magnitude earthquake hit northern Oklahoma late Monday night and the effects could be felt more than 100 miles from the epicenter.


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

Bainbridge Island Review

Small earthquake rattles Kitsap County

An 3.5-magnitude earthquake just south of Bremerton early Monday morning was felt by hundreds of people across Kitsap County and beyond.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Kitsap County, WA, Bremerton, WA, Science

Ag Professional

Study says neonics are widespread in Iowa waters

A class of insecticides popular with corn and soybean farmers in the U.S. Midwest but feared as a factor in the decline of U.S. honey bee colonies and other crop pollinators, has been found to be widespread through rivers and streams in Iowa , according to a government study released on Thursday.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Apiculture

Government Executive

How Lasers and 3-D Maps Can Help the U.S. Prepare for Climate Change

Federal flood maps are outdated, and climate change will only make them more so, leaving states and localities without the information they need to plan for and mitigate flood risks.


Related Topix: Science, Weather

The Olympian

3.6 earthquake shakes up central Puget Sound

The U.S. Geological Survey reports the quake's epicenter was three miles east of Belfair and was located about 13.6 miles down.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Science, Belfair, WA, Olympia, WA


3.5 magnitude earthquake shakes portion of Washington

Dispatchers said there are no reports of damage so far but a lot of people in Bremerton reported feeling the quake on the U.S. Geological Survey website.


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

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Minor Earthquake Happened Friday South Of TownOf Louisa

The U.S. Geological Survey says a minor earthquake happened Friday afternoon south of the Town of Louisa.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Science

Sun Jul 27, 2014

News9 Oklahoma City

Small Earthquake Rumbles In Payne County

The 3.2 magnitude quake struck around 5:20 p.m. The epicenter of the earthquake was located seven miles west, northwest of Yale, or about 59 miles northeast of the Oklahoma City metro, at a depth of less than two miles.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Payne County, OK, Yale, OK, Oklahoma City, OK, Science

Witney Gazette

County fracking licences are up for grabs

COMPANIES in Oxfordshire will be able to apply for licences from today to explore shale gas in the county.


Related Topix: Department of Energy, Science, Oxfordshire County, England, Buckinghamshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Microbe's Innovation May Have Started Largest Extinction Event on Earth

The environment can produce sudden shocks to the life of our planet through impacting space rocks, erupting volcanoes and other events.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Science

Mountain Xpress

What can you do to tackle local water issues?

What is in Asheville's water? Are we going to lose control of it? And how can we plan for drought? Asheville water experts will answer those questions and more during a forum at the Asheville Chamber of Commerce building , Thursday, July 31, from 6-9 p.m. Representatives from local agencies and organizations will address coal ash and CTS pollution, ... (more)


Related Topix: Asheville, NC, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Science

Curiosity's images show Earth-like soils on Mars, suggest microbial life

Soil deep in a crater dating to some 3.7 billion years ago contains evidence that Mars was once much warmer and wetter, says University of Oregon geologist Gregory Retallack , based on recent images from Curiosity.


Related Topix: University of Oregon

The News Tribune

2013 REPORT: National parks pump millions into state economy

More than 7.3 million visitors to national parks in Washington spent $430.8 million in 2013.


Related Topix: Washington, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Science, US National Parks

Sat Jul 26, 2014

News Observer

NC should resist push for offshore drilling

Even as the Obama administration presses for action to halt climate change, it has approved a new search for fossil fuels off the Eastern Seaboard.


Related Topix: Offshore Drilling, Seaboard, NC, Science, Pat McCrory, US Governors