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  1. Happy Birthday, Landsat: Space Science Project Turns 42Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | LiveScience

    Forty-two years ago today, the United States launched the first satellite in what would become a continuous program that keeps an eye on Earth from space to this day.


  2. Guide To Household Water Conservation Can Help...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | RedOrbit

    Want to conserve water and save on your utility bill? A paper co-written by an Indiana University researcher and published in the current issue of the journal Environment can help.


  3. Landsat's Global Perspective Over 40 YearsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Space Ref

    On July 23rd, 1972, the first Landsat spacecraft launched into orbit. At the time, it was called "Earth Resources Technology Satellite," or ERTS, and was the first satellite to use a scanning spectrophotometer.


  4. U.S. scientists to map interior of Mount St. Helens volcanoRead the original story

    Wednesday | Reuters

    A series of explosions set off by a team of scientists were expected to rattle Washington state's Mount St. Helens on Wednesday as researchers map the interior of the volcano, whose 1980 eruption was the deadliest in U.S. history.


  5. Tourism to Big South Fork Creates $16 Million in Economic BenefitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | McCreary County Record

    A new National Park Service report shows that 565,063 visitors to Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area in 2013 spent $16.3 million in communities near the park.


  6. A money-making idea: Exporting Asian carp to ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBS News

    While not exactly making lemonade from lemons, officials in Mississippi are hoping they can take a growing problem with an invasive fish species and turn it into a money-maker. 1 comment

  7. Diseases of another kindRead the original story

    Wednesday | PhysOrg Weblog

    The drought that has the entire country in its grip is affecting more than the color of people's lawns.


  8. Sea lamprey survey planned for Muskegon River in Muskegon CountyRead the original story

    Wednesday |

    A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service assessment crew will survey the Muskegon River in Muskegon County between July 30 and Aug. 6 to determine how many sea lampreys are in the river.


  9. An App to Find NemoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | New Yorker

    "All we can do is eat them." That's what a fisherman in Negril, Jamaica, told me a few weeks ago, before filleting a foot-long lionfish.


  10. Chinese aim for big Asian carp catch in Miss.Read the original story

    Wednesday | Commercial Dispatch

    That's Mississippi's approach to invasive Asian carp, a pesky fish the state is trying to turn into a job creator by catching and exporting it to China.


  11. Report: Morristown national park brings nearly $17M, 200 jobs to regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Morristown Green

    More than 300,000 people visited the Morristown National Historical Historical Park in 2013, spending almost $17 million and supporting nearly 200 jobs, according to a study by the U.S. Geological Survey.


  12. 3.2 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Logan CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | News9 Oklahoma City

    According to the U.S. Geological Survey, this earthquake was recorded at 9:03 a.m. Its epicenter was located four miles south, southwest of Langston, six miles east of Guthrie, 17 miles north, northeast of Edmond, and 30 miles north, northeast of Oklahoma City.


  13. $196M: Economic benefit of Philadelphia's national parks last year, despite decline in visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Business Journal

    Despite less visitors to Philadelphia's historic parks in 2013, spending increased to $196 million in communities near the parks - the result of more than 3.5 million visitors.


  14. Mars slow to yield its secretsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NatureNews

    Thunderous applause greeted planetary cartoA grapher Ken Tanaka of the US Geological Survey on 14 July as he unveiled a new geological map of Mars.


  15. Fish with elevated mercury found in remote US West including AlaskaRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Federal scientists have found elevated amounts of mercury in fish caught in remote areas of national parks in Alaska and the West, according to a study released Wednesday.


  16. DOI Releases Ecosystems Carbon Report for Eastern United StatesRead the original story

    Tuesday | EERE Network News

    The U.S. Department of the Interior on June 25 released a new report showing that forests, wetlands, and farms in the eastern United States naturally store 300 million tons of carbon per year , which is nearly 15% of the greenhouse gas emissions the country emits each year-an amount that exceeds and offsets yearly U.S. car emissions.


  17. UCSC scholarship honors Capitola murder victimRead the original story

    Tuesday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    SANTA CRUZ >> Joseph Gordon Smith, a Santa Cruz man who was shot and killed in his Capitola office in November, will be honored with a scholarship in his name at UC Santa Cruz.


  18. Parks and monuments visitors spent $596 million in Utah last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Deseret News

    Gateway communities at Utah's national parks and monuments reap the economic benefits of visitors who spent $596 million last year in lodging, food, trinkets and admission fees.


  19. National Park visits boost local economyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | KPUA-AM Hilo

    A new National Park Service report for 2013 shows that Hawaii Volcanoes National Park attracted nearly 1.6 million visitors who spent $124.9 million in communities near the park and supported 1,476 jobs locally.


  20. Tourism At Fossil Beds Creates Over Million Dollars In Economic BenefitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | KMVT Twin Falls

    A new National Park Service report shows that 21,007 visitors to Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument in 2013 spent $1,157,900 in communities near the park.