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  1. Alaska's polar bears are disappearing at an alarming rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Salon

    Just 900 polar bears remain on an increasingly unfrozen sea north of Alaska, a new study finds: yet another scary indication of the very real, catastrophic effects of climate change that are already being seen in the warming Arctic. The ten-year survey of a population of polar bears in the Southern Beaufort Sea, conducted by researchers with the U.S. Geological Survey, finds that their numbers have declined dramatically, down 40 percent in 2010 from 2001's numbers.

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  2. San Diego sea stars...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Sea stars along the coast of San Diego have perished in an outbreak of wasting syndrome that scientists believe is caused by a virus that typically infects insects. Researchers with Cornell University and the U.S. Geological Survey reported Monday that they had identified densovirus - a form of parvovirus - as the culprit in a massive die-off that has killed millions of sea stars between Alaska and Baja.

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  3. Polar bear numbers drop dramaticallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | CBS News

    Polar bear numbers in parts of Alaska and Canada have declined by almost half, as thinning sea ice makes it increasingly difficult for them to hunt down seals, which are a key part of their diet. Scientists, led by researchers at the U.S. Geological Survey, found polar bear numbers in the southern Beaufort Sea dropped about 40 percent, to 900, from 2000 to 2010.

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  4. Polar bear population in frozen seanorth of Alaska falls 40% in 10 yearsRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Lucianne.com

    The number of polar bears inhabiting a frozen sea north of Alaska declined by about 40% from 2001 to 2010, according to a study published on Monday. US Geological Survey researchers and scientists from Canada and the United States found that bear survival rates in the south Beaufort Sea were particularly low from 2004 to 2006, when only two of 80 cubs monitored were known to have survived.

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  5. Study shows polar bears under threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The China Post

    A key polar bear population fell by nearly half in the past decade, a new U.S.-Canada study found, with scientists seeing a dramatic increase in young cubs starving and dying. Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey and Environment Canada captured, tagged and released polar bears in the southern Beaufort Sea from 2001 to 2010.

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  6. 3.3 Magnitude Earthquake Recorded Near CherokeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | News9 Oklahoma City

    According to the U.S. Geological Survey, this earthquake was recorded at 10:16 a.m. Its epicenter was located six miles north, northeast of Cherokee and 39 miles northwest of Enid.

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  7. Is China climate deal best we can get?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | CNN

    The consequences of climate change go far beyond warming temperatures, which scientists say are melting the polar ice caps and raising sea levels. Click through the gallery for a look at 10 other key effects of climate change, some of which may surprise you.

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  8. North Dakota oil patch groundwater study shows no contaminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | TwinCities

    Random sampling of shallow groundwater in the Bakken and Three Forks formations in North Dakota and Montana shows no early evidence of contamination from the region's energy development, according to a federal study. "These results are good news for water users, and the data provide a valuable baseline against which future water-quality data can be compared," U.S. Geological Survey hydrologist Peter McMahon said in a press release.

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  9. Active Alaska volcano calms down for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Athens Banner-Herald

    One of Alaska's most active volcanos has calmed down since spewing ash up to 35,000 feet into the air over the weekend, but scientists said Monday the volcano has a pattern of prolonged eruptions of varying intensity. They're not ready to consider this explosion over.

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  10. Study: Polar bears are disappearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | NEWS.com.au

    ... in the past decade, with scientists seeing a dramatic increase in young cubs dying. Scientists from the US Geological Survey and Environment Canada tagged and released polar bears in the southern Beaufort Sea from 2001 to 2010. Study lead author ...

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  11. Active Alaska volcano calms down _ for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | NewsOK.com

    One of Alaska's most active volcanos has calmed down since spewing ash up to 35,000 feet into the air over the weekend, but scientists said Monday the volcano has a pattern of prolonged eruptions of varying intensity. They're not ready to consider this explosion over.

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  12. New approach could help forecast earthquakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | CBS News

    Women walk the street in the town of Yamada, Iwate prefecture, Japan, on May 4, 2011. The March 11 earthquake and subsequent tsunami left some 26,000 dead or missing and obliterated whole towns and villages on the northeast coast.

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  13. Study: Polar bears disappearing from key regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | R & D

    A key polar bear population fell nearly by half in the past decade, a new U.S.-Canada study found, with scientists seeing a dramatic increase in young cubs starving and dying. Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey and Environment Canada captured, tagged and released polar bears in the southern Beaufort Sea from 2001 to 2010.

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  14. Upslope lava breakouts may reduce flow down Apa'a StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | KITV-TV

    A map just released by U.S. Geological Survey shows only a small blip near Pu'u 'O'o where activity took place Monday. In fact, Hawaii County civil defense officials say the nearest activity is about 0.6 miles above Apa'a Street.

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  15. In brief: Polar bear numbers drop by 40 percent - Tue, 18 Nov 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The Spokesman-Review

    The number of polar bears in eastern Alaska and western Canada has declined by 40 percent, according to a scientific study that raises more questions about the impact of global warming on the creature that has become the symbol of some of its worst effects. The study, published in the current issue of Ecological Applications, was carried out by scientists from several groups, including the U.S. Geological Survey and Environment Canada, that tagged and released polar bears in the southern Beaufort Sea from 2001 to 2010.

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  16. 5.4-magnitude Greek earthquake shakes AthensRead the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | The Nation

    A strong 5.4 magnitude earthquake shook the Greek capital Athens early on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said on its website. The quake was centred southwest of the town of Prokopion on Evia, some 120 kilometres north of Athens, and was felt in the capital just past midnight .

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  17. Scientists Report Steep Decline in Number of Polar BearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | APRN

    Scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey are reporting a steep decline in the number of polar bears in the southern Beaufort Sea. In a study published on Monday, they show the population dropped 40 percent in the first 10 years of this century.

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  18. Study: Polar bears decline 40 percent, raising concerns about warmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Seattle Times

    The number of polar bears in eastern Alaska and western Canada has declined by 40 percent, according to a scientific study that raises more questions about the impact of global warming on the creature that has become the symbol of some of its worst effects. The study, published in the current issue of Ecological Applications, was carried out by scientists from several groups, including the U.S. Geological Survey and Environment Canada, that tagged and released polar bears in the southern Beaufort Sea from 2001 to 2010.

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  19. 40 percent decline in polar bears in Alaska, western Canada heightens concernRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | The Wichita Eagle

    The number of polar bears in eastern Alaska and western Canada has declined by 40 percent, according to a scientific study that raises more questions about the impact of global warming on the creature that has become the symbol of some of its worst effects. The study, published in the current issue of Ecological Applications, was carried out by scientists from several groups, including the U.S. Geological Survey and Environment Canada, that tagged and released polar bears in the southern Beaufort Sea from 2001 to 2010.

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  20. In Brief: Study: Polar bears disappearing from key regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Erie Times News

    A key polar bear population fell nearly by half in the past decade, a new U.S.-Canada study found, with scientists seeing a big increase in young cubs starving and dying. Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey and Environment Canada captured, tagged and released polar bears in the southern Beaufort Sea from 2001 to 2010.

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