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Mohamed Bah, an uncle of 10-year-old Zack Mohamed Fofana, talks to the media near Lilydale Regional Park on Thursday, May 23, 2013.
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Hard rock mining production is expected to crack the $10 billion threshold once state production and taxation totals are finalized and published by the Division of Minerals and the Department of Taxation later this year.
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Pavlof is one of the most active volcanos in the United States, with nearly 40 known eruptions.
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The fuel could become a 'new North Sea' energy business, and create more than 70,000 jobs, according to a new report Investments in shale gas drilling could yield an industry worth nearly A 4bn a year to the UK economy and create more than 70,000 jobs, according to a new report from the Institute of Directors , becoming a "new North Sea" energy ... (more)
Geologist researchers from Kent State University are on their way to Oklahoma in search of information to help make buildings stronger in the face of devastating tornados like the one that claimed the lives of 24 people in Moore.
Frogs, toads and other amphibians are vanishing so fast nationwide that if the decline continues at the same rate, they'll be gone from half their current habitats in 20 years, a federal study has found.
Antarctic research is on the list, as is high technology, particularly in agricultural applications, and natural hazards, notably earthquakes.
Some US geophysicists are going where few of their compatriots have gone before: to Cuba, Venezuela and other countries that are notoriously anti-American. But these countries are also notoriously plagued by natural disasters such as earthquakes, and so engineers are blanketing the Caribbean with a network of sensors to detect the crustal strains ... (more)
Volcanologists who monitor eruptions of Alaskan volcanoes are scrambling to cope with US federal budget cuts - even as the Pavlof volcano, 1,000 kilometres southwest of Alaska's biggest city, Anchorage, spouts a towering ash plume that is threatening plane flights.
Global image showing the swath of land captured by NASA's Land Data Continuity Mission as it orbited the Earth NASA has captured the world's largest panoramic photo showing a swath of land 6,000 miles long and 120 miles wide using a satellite orbiting 438 miles above the Earth.
Geochemist Mark Schmitz is one of four editors on The Geologic Time Scale 2012, or GTS2012, a 1,144-page compilation of the latest understanding of Earth's history, and the means by which geoscientists around the world investigate the rock record.
When Randy Keller moved from Texas to the Oklahoma City area seven years ago, he couldn't find the house he was looking for.
Political parties are rushing to begin their respective campaigns on deepwater oil and gas exploration around New Zealand as the latest round of offshore oil and gas block tenders opens on May 24.
U.S. farmers are withdrawing unsustainable volumes of groundwater to irrigate their crops, resulting in an accelerating decline in aquifers across the central and western United States, according to a new report by the U.S. Geological Survey .
Columbus' stream gauges on Haw and Clifty creeks, Flatrock and East Fork White rivers will be spared from cuts due to the federal budget sequestration, but a neighboring community will not be as fortunate.
Exactly what it was is unclear, but this event jump-started what Kenneth Tankersley, an assistant professor of anthropology and geology at the University of Cincinnati, calls the last gasp of the last ice age.