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  1. Plight of imperiled Montana insect draws lawsuitRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Planning

    Wildlife advocates asked a judge Wednesday to force federal officials to decide if a rare aquatic insect that's found only in Montana's Glacier National Park should be protected under the Endangered Species Act. Western glacier stoneflies were first identified by scientists in 1963.

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  2. Genetics help pinpoint origins of lionfish invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Summit County Voice

    Biologists and resource managers grappling with invasive red lionfish in the Caribbean have some new clues based on genetic research. In a new study released this week, U.S. Geological Survey researchers say the invasion probably started in multiple locations.

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  3. Atherton residents learn how to survive after an earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Almanac

    During the "Get Ready Atherton" event, Atherton Police Lieutenant Joe Wade instructs locals to move back from the helicopter at Holbrook-Palmer Park on March 26, 2015. Brad Aagaard, a research geophysicist for the U.S. Geological Survey in Menlo Park, has scientific research to back up that warning, which he shared at a recent emergency preparedness event in Atherton.

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  4. US Palladium Imports Rise in 2014Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Resource Investing News

    Mining Weekly reported that the US Geological Survey said in its latest mineral industry survey for January that the US imported large amounts of unwrought palladium from Italy and Switzerland in 2014. Imports from Italy totalled 19 000 kg last year, more than double the amount in 2013 and significantly more than typical amounts of less than 2 000 kg/y since 2004.

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  5. Bird flu outbreak could head eastward with fall migrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Aiken Standard

    Eastern U.S. poultry producers are bracing for the potential arrival of a deadly bird flu virus outbreak that farmers in the Midwest have struggled to stop. The fear is that if the virus isn't already lurking undetected somewhere in the Atlantic Flyway, it could spread there this fall when wild ducks fly south for the winter or fly back north next spring.

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  6. Feeling the heatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Ventura County Reporter

    The smell of death was heavy in the chilly air, as four of us rafted through the convergence of the Canning and Staines Rivers in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge of northeastern Alaska. We were still miles from the frigid Arctic Ocean, leaving the daunting Brooks Range in our wake while looking ahead at the sweeping expanse of the coastal plain.

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  7. Ivgid GM's corner: Tough times for Lake TahoeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Tahoe Daily Tribune

    We've all been reading a lot lately about the challenges this four-year drought is creating for our region. For our area boaters, the drought may significantly reduce the number of boat ramps available this summer in the Lake Tahoe Basin.

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  8. Work: Space Domain Presents Challenges, ThreatsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Official Wire News

    In a candid and passionate speech, Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work yesterday asked members of the space community to help the United States maintain its edge in the space domain in the 21st century. Work spoke to more than 200 people from industry and government at the annual Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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  9. Special Report: Travels With Work - April 2015Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Official Wire News

    Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work is on a five-day trip, meeting with U.S. troops in Colorado and Germany as well as combatant commanders and other senior leaders. Learn more about the deputy defense secretary's trip in this Defense.gov Special Report: Travels With Work - April 2015 .

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  10. New Tool to Connect Geoscience Information to Decision MakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | EurekAlert!

    A great conundrum in data management has been how to connect end-users to available information. The American Geosciences Institute has launched a new tool through its Center for Geoscience and Society.

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  11. Small earthquake felt in Baldwin Hills WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Daily Breeze

    The quake struck at 4:35 about 1 1/4 miles south-southeast of Baldwin Hills, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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  12. Leading scientists and policymakers to discuss California drought research and responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | EurekAlert!

    EVENT: What's really causing California's epic drought? Is it linked to climate change or not? How are urban water managers responding to mandatory rationing, and are the restrictions enough? Do we have adequate prediction and monitoring tools, and how can they be improved? How is the drought affecting wildlife and ecosystems? Top researchers, water managers and policymakers will explore the latest findings and fast-moving policy at a three-day conference at the National Academies on the grounds of UC Irvine. WHEN/WHERE: Monday-Wednesday, April 20-22, Arnold & Mabel Beckman Center of the National Academies of Sciences & Engineering (bldg.

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  13. Can't pay? Won't pay! -- putting a price on waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | West Australian

    ... Outdated, decrepit distribution systems in many developed nations are astonishingly wasteful, with the US Geological Survey estimating drinking water losses in the US at 1.7 trillion gallons a year. Water bills are so low that they barely register ...

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  14. Bird flu outbreak could head eastwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Daily Record

    Eastern U.S. poultry producers are bracing for the potential arrival of a deadly bird flu virus outbreak that farmers in the Midwest have struggled to stop. The fear is if the virus isn't already lurking undetected somewhere in the Atlantic Flyway, it could spread there this fall when wild ducks fly south for the winter or fly back north next spring.

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  15. Nobel winner says effects of climate change not hopelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Pacific Daily News

    Nobel Prize winner Virginia Burkett kicked off the 2015 Conference on Island Sustainability at the Hyatt Regency Guam yesterday.

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  16. Did you feel the earthquake today?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Daily Breeze

    LOS ANGELES >> A magnitude 2.5 earthquake struck in the Baldwin Hills area Wednesday, but no injuries or damage were reported. The quake struck at 4:35 about 1 1/4 miles south-southeast of Baldwin Hills, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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  17. Magnitude 3.2 Earthquake Hit San Fernando ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | KFI

    A magnitude 3.2 earthquake hit the San Fernando Valley area Wednesday night just before 9 p.m., according to the US Geological Survey. The quake was centered 4 miles north north-west of San Fernando at a depth of about 5 miles, according to the USGS.

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  18. Dynamic dead zones alter fish catches in Lake ErieRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Beacon

    New research shows that Lake Erie's dead zones are actually quite active, greatly affecting fish distributions, catch rates and the effectiveness of fishing gear. Scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey, the Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant and partners recently found that dead zones caused by hypoxia, the depletion of oxygen in water, are unexpectedly variable in Lake Erie, sometimes disappearing and reemerging elsewhere in the matter of hours.

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  19. Earthquake: 3.2 temblor strikes near San FernandoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Los Angeles Times

    A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Wednesday evening four miles from San Fernando, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 8:59 p.m. at a depth of five miles.

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  20. Earthquake: 3.2 quake strikes near PacoimaRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Los Angeles Times

    A magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Wednesday night about four miles from Pacoima, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. According to the USGS, the epicenter was near Sylmar, about four miles from San Fernando and 14 miles northwest of Burbank.

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