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  1. Boombox by Dixon DiazRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Sonoran News

    The American Southwest is undergoing a spike in seismic activity. A new U.S. Geological Survey shows that a small basin on the New Mexico-Colorado border experienced 20 times more serious earthquakes between 2001 and 2011 than it had over the previous thirty years.

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  2. Earthquakes shouldn't dislodge the facts about fracking | by Chris FaulknerRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Sonoran News

    The American Southwest is undergoing a spike in seismic activity. A new U.S. Geological Survey shows that a small basin on the New Mexico-Colorado border experienced 20 times more serious earthquakes between 2001 and 2011 than it had over the previous thirty years.

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  3. Experts: CNY wildlife/birds OK during 'ferocious' February, but story could changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Post-Standard

    White-tailed deer are well-equipped to survive the cold/snowy weather. This deer was seen this week near a home on the east side of Skaneateles Lake.

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  4. Welcome to Los Atlantis: Whimsical maps imagine a post-flood EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | CNET News.com

    ... post-sea-level-rise maps that he created using real-world data from organizations including the US Geological Survey and its National Elevation Dataset . In figuring out just how much water would flood into our coastal cities should sea levels rise, ...

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  5. Climate change may flatten famed surfing wavesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | West Hawaii Today

    On a summer day in 1885, three Hawaiian princes surfed at the mouth of the San Lorenzo River on crudely constructed boards made from coastal redwoods, bringing the sport to the North American mainland. Today their wave-riding successors consult satellite weather forecasts on smartphones before heading to Steamer Lane and Pleasure Point in Santa Cruz to don neoprene wetsuits.

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  6. 5. Corps continues Mississippi River Headwaters drawdowns at its reservoirsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, continues drawing down its Mississippi River Headwaters reservoirs in preparation for spring runoff.

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  7. Berkeley experts' study strengthens human link to globalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | SFGate

    This handout photo provided by the US Geological Survey, taken in 2005, shows a male polar bear approaching biologists in Beaufort Sea, Alaska. Scientists training their instruments on the skies have caught the world's major greenhouse gas right in the act of warming the planet, reinforcing findings by climate experts that human activity is dangerously altering the environment, researchers said Wednesday.

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  8. BLM vs the Sage GrouseRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Environmental News Network

    The Bureau of Land Management's proposal to offer new oil and gas leases on 89,000 acres in northwestern Wyoming would have devastating effects on greater sage grouse, including allowing industrial operations in some of the birds' most important nesting and rearing habitat, according to comments submitted to the agency this week by the Center for Biological Diversity. Even though sage grouse have declined 60 percent over six years in Wyoming, the plan repeatedly ignores federal scientists' recommendations for protecting these prairie birds from fossil fuel development.

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  9. Earthquake measuring 6.2 magnitude strikes off southern Japan-USGSRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | AlertNet

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  10. China Snow Dragon ArcticRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Marine News

    The melting Arctic presents a geopolitical challenge and it is the last bit of unclaimed land left on our quickly heating globe. A report in the Worldcrunch analyses why China is suddenly so interested in the Arctic.

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  11. UT Geosciences dean discusses goals, opportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Daily Texan

    Editor's Note: This is part of a series of Q-and-A's with UT's deans. This interview has been edited and condensed.

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  12. Duenwald: Earthquakes in the heartlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Denver Post

    University of Colorado researcher Will Yeck checks seismometers where he is monitoring seismic activity around Greeley on Aug. 14, 2014. Not so many years ago, earthquake science was no more relevant to Oklahoma than marine biology.

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  13. Training For ConservationRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | San Diego Zoo Weblogs

    ... role in conservation of the cheetahs at the Zoo. Other efforts by the Zoo include working with the US Geological Survey researching the current decline of the polar bear population as related to climate change. To do this, the Zoo is currently ...

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  14. Why fracking increases earthquake risk in the heartlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | OregonLive.com

    Not so many years ago, earthquake science was no more relevant to Oklahoma than marine biology. But these days the state is shaking way more often than California, and giving many people there an unwanted crash course in seismology.

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  15. Why fracking worsens earthquakes in the heartlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Star Tribune

    A hydraulic fracturing operation in Colorado. The first experimental use of hydraulic fracturing was in 1947, and more than 1 million U.S. oil and gas wells have been fracked since, according to the American Petroleum Institute.

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  16. Flattened wavesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    On a summer day in 1885, three Hawaiian princes surfed at the mouth of the San Lorenzo River on crudely constructed boards made from coastal redwoods, bringing the sport to the North American mainland. Today their wave-riding successors consult satellite weather forecasts on smartphones before heading to Steamer Lane and Pleasure Point in Santa Cruz to don neoprene wetsuits.

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  17. Possible Fireworks Over Interior Funding As Sen. Murkowski Threatens To "Squeeze" BudgetRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | National Parks Traveler

    Funding for the National Park Service and other Interior Department bureaus could turn into a bargaining chip U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski is willing to dangle to prevent the Obama administration from standing in the way of energy development in Alaska. The Republican from Alaska threatened as much last week in a meeting with Interior Secretary Sally Jewell.

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  18. Heartland shaken by rapid increase in earthquakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Journalgazette.net

    Not so many years ago, earthquake science was no more relevant to Oklahoma than marine biology. But these days the state is shaking way more often than California, and giving many people there an unwanted crash course in seismology.

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  19. Scaling Prediction Software aids system operational design.Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | ThomasNet

    PWT, a specialist in membrane filtration chemicals and membrane forensics services, is proud to present today its updated proprietary scaling prediction software, ProDose XPRT , and announces the addition of a new Regional Sales Manager and a new distributor in the Philippines. Improved scaling prediction software The new version of PWT's proprietary scaling prediction software, ProDose XPRT , to be made available next month, is armed with new calculation algorithms based on the latest US Geological Survey speciation and saturation-index calculations, making it more precise, and therefore more reliable.

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  20. Duenwald: Why fracking worsens heartland earthquakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Daily Chronicle

    Not so many years ago, earthquake science was no more relevant to Oklahoma than marine biology. But these days the state is shaking way more often than California, and giving many people there an unwanted crash course in seismology.

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