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  1. Environment: Oxygen-depleted dead zones caused by reservoirs killing endangered fish embryosRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Summit County Voice

    A river fish whose genetic lineage goes back ten of million years has survived dramatic climate shifts and other earth-changing events, but may not be able to persist through the age of dam-building. Oxygen-depleted dead zones between dams in the upper Missouri River Missouri River are preventing pallid sturgeon from reproducing, and there's no sign things will get better, at least not without a little help from humans.


  2. Dozens of volunteers brave winter weather to count eaglesRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 24 | Washington Times

    It was about 10 degrees outside, a few minutes before sunrise, when 63-year-old Tom Zissu pulled his 2005 Toyota Camry into a dormant amusement park along Lake Quassapaug Saturday. A biting wind made it feel much colder.


  3. Outdoors Q&A: What to Do When Prohibited Species Are Accidentally CaughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Noozhawk

    Q: I fly fish for calico bass using barbless hooks in the kelp beds off Catalina Island and the coast, and it's all strictly catch and release. Garibaldi are abundant in this habitat and are very aggressive.


  4. Chesapeake Bay is better long-term, but improvements slowingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Overloads of nitrogen and phosphorus feed massive algal blooms in the bay that decay and create oxygen-deprived dead zones. Sediment clouds the water, preventing sunlight from reaching underwater grasses, and silts over important habitats.


  5. USGS detected two mini-earthquakes in northwest Dallas Friday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Dallas Morning News

    Several readers have been wondering all day: Was that an earthquake they felt this morning, or merely their Phantom Quake Syndrome acting up? Rest easy, friends. Those were earthquakes.


  6. Earthquake Reported in Northeastern Oregon Friday MorningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    According to the U.S. Geological Survey website, a 3.6 magnitude earthquake struck Mission, Oregon around 5:47 a.m. on Friday morning. Mission is 11 miles east of Pendleton, Oregon.


  7. Earthquake strikes early Friday outside Pendleton; area along Oregon-Nevada border quietsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 |

    More than 20 people reported feeling the earthquake, which struck at 5:47 a.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey . The agency's website reports the number of people who self-report experiencing an earthquake .


  8. Study: California's biggest, oldest trees fading fastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Summit County Voice

    Hand-written notes from old forest surveys have helped scientists track long-term changes in California forests, including a decline of large trees of up to 50 percent in the Sierra Nevada highlands, the south and central coast ranges and Northern California. The research team from the University of California, Berkeley, UC Davis and the U.S. Geological Survey compared unique forest surveys collected by UC Berkeley alumnus Albert Wieslander in the 1920s and '30s with recent U.S. Forest Service data to show that the decline of large trees and increase in the density of smaller trees is not unique to the state's mountains.


  9. 21-Year-Old Shot in Hermiston Thursday NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Hermiston Police are investigating after a 21-year-old man was shot in the chest at the Foxwood Apartments at 1072 W. Orchard Avenue around 10 p.m. on Thursday night. Officers say four men from Umatilla traveled to Hermiston and got into a fight with three other men.


  10. First U.S. case of H5N1 bird flu found in duck in Wash.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | New York Daily News

    The green-winged teal tested positive for the virulent virus this month, bringing the contagious strain stateside after it's already killed 400 people in Asia. The strain could be a threat if it enters the domestic poultry population.


  11. 'Coming out' on climate change in the SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | CNN

    The consequences of climate change go far beyond warming temperatures, which scientists say are melting the polar ice caps and raising sea levels. Meet the team that is measuring climate change in the Arctic on CNN's "Wish You Were Here" series.


  12. New System to Trace Livestock in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | KNDO

    The state of Washington is implementing a system to trace livestock in the event of an animal disease outbreak. Representatives of ranchers and the dairy industry support new state Agriculture Department rules that take effect in 2015.


  13. USGS: 13 earthquakes in Eagle Ford Shale zone since 2008Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2010 | Business Journal

    A 2.8-magnitude earthquake was recorded about 30 miles south of San Antonio Jan. 16 - one of more than a dozen in the Eagle Ford Shale zone in seven years - creating a buzz on social media.


  14. Minerals and metals drive America forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Hill

    Automobile enthusiasts have descended upon Washington for the Auto Show starting today to preview the newest models and advancements in the industry. While many will attend to preview the Chevrolet Camaro Z28 or the historic GM Futurliner No.


  15. MarylandMaking Significant Progress In Reaching Nitrogen, Phosphorous Reduction GoalsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Agri Marketing

    MARYLANDMAKING SIGNIFICANT PROGRESS IN REACHING NITROGEN, PHOSPHOROUS REDUCTION GOALS Jan. 23, 2015 The Star Democrat reports: Some have used the figure "130 percent" to describe where Maryland agriculture stands in meeting its water quality goals, but that's not accurate, according to federal and state data. The Chesapeake Bay Program recently confirmed the official numbers.


  16. Magnitude 6.9 quake hits off Vanuatu - USGS, no tsunami warningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | AlertNet

    We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. SINGAPORE, Jan 23 (Reuters) - A magnitude 7.0 earthquake hit off the coast of Vanuatu, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said on Friday.


  17. Strong earthquake strikes off VanuatuRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    A preliminary magnitude-6.8 earthquake struck off Port-Vila, Vanuatu Thursday evening but does not pose a tsunami threat to Hawaii, according to officials at the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.


  18. First major retailer to reopen after Hawaii lava scareRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Republic

    A drugstore plans to reopen next week in the small Hawaii town that's being threatened by a slow-moving lava flow, making it the first major retailer to return since molten rock prompted several businesses to evacuate last month. Longs Drugs will reopen in Pahoa as early as Monday after the branch of lava heading toward it stalled, Vinia Rosa, manager of the chain's downtown Hilo store, told the Hawaii Tribune-Herald .


  19. 4.5 magnitude quake shakes remote area of Northern NevadaRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Big News

    A 4.5 magnitude earthquake rattled a remote area where Nevada, California and Oregon meet Thursday morning.No damage was reported.The epicenter of the temblor, reported shortly after 1 a.m., was about 200 miles north of Reno and 40 miles southeast of Lakeview, Ore., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.Seven smaller quakes, ranging between 2.5 and 3.8 in magnitude, followed the original quake, U.S. Geological Survey geophysicist John Bellini said.Earthquake swarms have shaken the area, which is mostly high desert with some agriculture, in the past few months.Thursday's 4.5 quake was the largest reported in at least 30 days, Bellini said.


  20. Questions and answers about oil and gas wastewater spillsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Navajo Times

    Nearly 3 million gallons of briny water generated by crude oil production has leaked from a North Dakota pipeline and reached two creeks, making it the biggest spill of this type of wastewater since the state's Bakken formation oil boom began in 2006. A: Trapped within underground rock is naturally occurring water that can be more than 10 times saltier than the oceans, depending on the location.