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  1. Why polar bears can't survive on landRead the original story

    46 min ago | Nerve News

    Polar bears, increasingly being forced on shore due to sea ice loss, may be eating land-based foods including berries, birds and eggs. However, these foods cannot make up for the benefits from their traditional, lipid-rich prey - ice seals -- says a new study.

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  2. Urban ecology checkupRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NewsReview.com

    ... ecology" during Chico State's annual This Way to Sustainability Conference (March 26-27). The students all took Geology 506, Service Learning and Geography, taught by professor Mark Stemen. In the class, students were tasked with assessing the ...

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  3. Magnitude 3.5 Earthquake Strikes East BayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr 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 CBSSanFrancisco.com! 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 [...] SAN RAMON - An earthquake registering a magnitude of 3.5 struck the inland East Bay early Thursday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey's automated seismograph alert network. The quake struck around 12:06 a.m. Thursday, about 1 mile northwest of San Ramon, at a depth of 6 miles.

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  4. Toxic oceans behind mass extinction 200 mn years ago?Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Big News Network.com

    ... live without oxygen that is extremely toxic to most other life forms, said the paper that appeared in the journal Geology. As tectonic plates shifted to break up Pangaea, huge volcanic rifts would have spewed carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, ...

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  5. Polar bears face starvation as they're unlikely to adapt to a land-based dietRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business News

    New research casts doubt on the theory that polar bears could survive habitat loss as sea ice declines by foraging for food on land Polar bears face starvation as their frozen habitat shrinks because they will not adapt to land-based foods, according to new research. As the sea ice around the Arctic declines, scientists have theorised that the great bears may adapt to forage and hunt on land.

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  6. Scientists say polar bears won't thrive on land foodRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    A group of researchers say polar bears forced off melting sea ice will not find enough food to replace their current diet of fat-laden marine mammals such as seals, a conclusion that contradicts studies indicating that bears may be benefiting from bird eggs, berries and other land food sources.

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  7. Geology Museum Reopening Celebration at Nobel Hall 122Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Gustavus Adolphus College

    Please come to the Grand Reopening celebration of the Gustavus Geology Museum. View the glowing minerals - Build a dam that can hold back a river - See our international collection of fossils - Learn the ways geology touches all our lives.

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  8. Strong earthquake off Fiji poses no tsunami threat to HawaiiRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The preliminary magnitude 6.0 temblor struck 162 miles southeast of Lambasa, Fiji at 6:10 Hawaii time at a depth of 332 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake did not generate a tsunami alert from the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center and no injuries were immediately reported.

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  9. Scientists discover elusive secret of how continents formedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    ... continental crust, the whole planet would be covered with water," said Esteban Gazel, an assistant professor of geology with Virginia Tech's College of Science. "Most terrestrial planets in the solar system have basaltic crusts similar to Earth's ...

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  10. Oil council: Shale wona t last, Arctic drilling needed nowRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Alaska Star

    Ice floes and melt pools in the Arctic Ocean. The National Petroleum Council is composed of 210 members, the majority of which represent oil and gas companies, as well as service and support companies for the oil and gas industry.

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  11. Study: Polar bears can't survive on berries and bird eggsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Summit County Voice

    The idea that polar bears may somehow adapt to the rapid loss of Arctic sea ice by switching to land-based food sources isn't supported by science, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Some polar bears are eating berries, birds and eggs as they're forced ashore by the retreating sea ice.

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  12. Two Small Earthquakes Shake Near MedfordRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

    The first 3.0 magnitude earthquake struck at approximately 7:46 p.m. Its epicenter was located 16 miles south southeast of Medford, 19 miles northeast of Enid, and 30 miles west southwest of Ponca City at a depth of just over two miles. The second 3.3 magnitude earthquake struck at approximately 9:10 p.m. Its epicenter was located 16 miles west of Medford, 27 miles north northwest of Enid, and 52 miles west of Ponca City.

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  13. In Their Footsteps event is set for April 19Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Wahkiakum County Eagle

    Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, Fort Clatsop has announced the next In Their Footsteps free speaker series event. This program is Pacific Northwest Foraging presented by Dr. Douglas Deur on Sunday, April 19, at 1 p.m. in the Netul River Room of the Fort Clatsop visitor center.

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  14. Editorial: Fracking in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Camera

    ... of oil from it, enough to fuel the entire nation for three years. But last May, after a more detailed review of the geology, they slashed their previous estimate of the potential yield by more than 90 percent. Given the threat to groundwater and the ...

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  15. Earth biochemical balance 'change'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    ... volcanic rifts in the Earth's tectonic plates. Professor Jessica Whiteside, who co-authored the study published in Geology, said as tectonic plates shifted to break up Pangaea, huge volcanic rifts would have spewed carbon dioxide into the ...

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  16. Integrated study of seismic and well data for porosity estimation...Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | CiteULike

    ... regression transform was a close match to the actual well-derived porosities. Beside this, the subsurface geology (i.e., karst collapse features) were not clear in the porosity map deduced from AI. Based on these cross-correlation results, the ...

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  17. Elachee's Georgia Master Naturalist ProgramRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Times

    ... ng lectures and outside learning in the Chicopee Woods, exploring habitats and ecosystems in Georgia. Topics include geology, stream life, wildflowers, vertebrates, natural resource management, and more. Call for more info and to register.

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  18. Korea, China to jointly explore Mt. Baekdu for possible eruptionRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | English Dong-A

    Korea, China to jointly explore Mt. Baekdu for possible eruption . APRIL 02, 2015 07:18.

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  19. Independent Resource Announced for Covas Tungsten JV: Substantial...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Market Wire

    To quote the Blackheath news release of March 31st, 2015: 449,800 MTUs WO 3 indicated mineral resource based on 1,081,000 tonnes at an average grade of 0.42% WO 3 767,100 MTUs WO 3 inferred mineral resource based on 2,211,000 tonnes at an average grade of 0.35% WO 3 The current indicated and inferred mineral resources are stated using a cut-off grade of 0.10%. 19 total drill holes had interval grades capped to a lower average grade, allowing for a more conservative average grade.

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  20. Scientists say polar bears wona t thrive on land foodRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WTNH

    Polar bears forced off sea ice because of global warming will not find enough food to replace their current diet of fat-laden marine mammals such as seals, researchers say in a paper, a conclusion that contradicts studies indicating they could be embracing bird eggs, berries and other land food sources. Few bears are using land food and what they find can't replace lipid-rich ringed or bearded seals, said Karyn Rode, a U.S. Geological Survey research wildlife biologist and lead author of the review paper published Wednesday in the journal, Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment.

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