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  1. Magnitude 5.7 earthquake strikes France's Guadeloupe -USGSRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | AlertNet

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  2. Oil producers plot uncertain future as prices plungeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Wichita Eagle

    When crude prices were high, Kansas oilman Robert Murdock made plans to drill 20 new wells next year. Not anymore.


  3. Ward 6 Councilmember Tommy Wells Joins Bowser AdministrationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Roll Call

    District of Columbia Mayor-elect Muriel Bowser announced Friday that outgoing Ward 6 Councilmember Tommy Wells will join her administration as the director of the District Department of the Environment. "Making D.C. a cleaner, more environmentally friendly city isn't just a health issue - it's an economic issue," Wells said in a statement.


  4. Split lava flow slows as south branch stallsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Lava continued to flow at a slower pace toward the Pahoa Marketplace and the intersection of Highway 130 and Pahoa Village Road Friday. An overflight Friday morning showed the flow advanced about 130 yards since Thursday morning and is about .8 miles from the intersection of Highway 130 and Pahoa Village Road, officials said.


  5. Observers 'hopeful' new rules will put more women on corporate boardsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Nanaimo Daily News

    Geologist Tabetha Stirrett still remembers a work dinner she was at nearly two decades ago with other managers from a Canadian oilfields services company. There she was, the only woman at a table with 20 of her colleagues, when the waitress approached her, assuming she was the group's secretary.


  6. UC Davis Scientists Say Next Napa Earthquake Could Be Much Bigger, More DestructiveRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBS Local

    CBS San Francisco Connect With Us At KPIX 5 PROGRAM GUIDE: KPIX 5 TV Schedule WATCH: A Glimpse Inside The Working KPIX 5 Newsroom Breaking News Send news tips, video & photos, and video to the KPIX 5 [...] CONNECT WITH KCBS Welcome to KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM on! LISTEN LIVE RIGHT NOW: KCBS Live Audio Stream LIKE KCBS Radio On Facebook: KCBS is the Bay Area's only all news station, serving listeners with [...] Nicholas George looks under a buckled highway just outside of Napa, California after earthquake struck the area in the early hours of August 24, 2014.


  7. Magnitude 2.4 quake Friday morning is Irving's 14th since Sept. 11Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    Just after 10:39 this morning several readers reported feeling yet another earthquake in Irving. It took the U.S. Geological Survey a little time to locate it, but sure enough " It was a 2.4 ," says USGS seismologist Paul Caruso, "just north of Irving."


  8. Putin's Permafrost ParablesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Real Clear Politics

    In the United States, the currency of presidential press conferences is about as devalued as the Russian ruble. The sheer volume of presidential pronouncements has taught us not to hang too much meaning on any one of them.


  9. World's deepest-living fish discovered swimming at 26,722ft...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    The snailfish, discovered by an international team of marine biologists, has wing-like fins and an eel-like tail, and beat the previous record by 500ft Several new species were discovered during a scientific voyage to the Mariana Trench near Guam in the Pacific Ocean - but the snailfish swam deeper than them all. The international team of marine biologists, geologists, microbiologists and geneticists also captured the first footage of a living mysterious "supergiant" amphipod, during a 30-day expedition.


  10. 3.4 Magnitude Earthquake Recorded Near MedfordRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

    According to the U.S. Geological Survey, this earthquake was recorded at 7:18 a.m. Its epicenter was located 11 miles east, southeast of Medford and 25 miles west of Ponca City.


  11. Help NASA and the USGS make use of all their climate data and be in the running for $35,000Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Inhabitat

    NASA and the U.S Geological Survey have data. Big data! Together the two organizations have amassed a wealth of open-access climate-related data and now they are calling on citizen-scientists to help make best use of it through the Climate Resilience Data Challenge .


  12. The next Napa earthquake could be much bigger, scientists findRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Science Blog

    The magnitude 6 earthquake that shook the Napa Valley in August was the strongest the region had felt in more than 20 years. But the next earthquake in the area could be much stronger, according to preliminary research from the University of California, Davis, presented this week at the American Geophysical Union conference in San Francisco.


  13. Heisenberg Professorship Goes to Geochemist Frank KepplerRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... in Heidelberg." Prof. Keppler explains that the research field of biogeochemistry combines the disciplines biology, geology and chemistry and deals with the interaction between atmosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere and geosphere, as well as with the a ...


  14. The day I met a creationist at the science conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Boing Boing

    ... It suggested that their data, comparing coal, diamond, wood, and dinosaur bones, were sufficient to throw all of geology into question. Namely, that based on their data, the age estimate of the dinosaurs was off by some 2000x. Moreover, humanity ...


  15. Polarcus Awarded 3D Project Off West AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Marine News

    Polarcus Limited has signed a letter of intent with Perenco Oil & Gas Gabon S.A. for a 3D marine seismic acquisition project offshore West Africa. The project, to be acquired by Polarcus Nadia and subject to the execution of a service contract, will commence in the first quarter of 2015 and is expected to run for approximately 21 days.


  16. Lava from Hawaiia s Kilauea Volcano Approaches Shopping CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    The lava flow from the Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii's Big Island is creeping closer to civilization every day and is now only a mile away from a grocery store and a gas station, reports say. The volcano which began to spew lava again in June is slowly edging toward the town of Pahoa.


  17. Deepest Dwelling Creatures On Earth Discovered By Whitman College Students/StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... of the earliest volcanic eruptions of the Mariana Island arc. These rocks can provide significant information on the geology of the trench system. was delighted with the success of the expedition. "Rarely do we get a full perspective of the ocean's ...


  18. NGWA efforts help achieve $2.6 million for National Ground-Water Monitoring NetworkRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Water Well Journal

    Within hours of a government shutdown, Congress last week passed $1.1 trillion in spending that contains $2.6 million for the implementation of the National Ground-Water Monitoring Network, a program of which the National Ground Water Association is a strong advocate. The money allows the U.S. Geological Survey to provide cost-share grants to states in the form of cooperative agreements to upgrade monitoring networks to national standards and to incorporate wells into the network.


  19. Newfoundland In Winter Has a Rare Warmth by Bill VanderfordRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    ... rival any other region in the world. Throughout the globe, the Gros Morne area is highly regarded for its complex geology and stunning scenery. It was here that geologists proved the theory of plate tectonics. The Tablelands, a mountain of ...


  20. How Long Can the U.S. Oil Boom Last?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | National Geographic

    ... U.S. oil shale reserves. While low prices may only temporarily throttle expansion of oil fracking, the underlying geology-deeply buried shale rock that contains diffuse hydrocarbons -looms as a more fundamental limit on fracking's future. Recent ...