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  1. A six-state California faces a water warRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | New Scientist

    CALIFORNIA has a long history of trying to tear itself apart. Since it joined the Union in 1850, there have been dozens of proposals to break up the state.

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  2. North Carolina coastal interests are importantRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

    The Obama administration's decision to allow seismic searches for oil and gas deposits in the Atlantic Ocean from Delaware to mid-Florida will likely arouse deep concern among environmental activists.

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  3. Science brings clarity to shifting shoresRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | North Texas e-News

    Each and every day, waves move sand back and forth, onto and away from beaches. The thin ribbon of sandy barrier islands and beaches along America's coastline shifts constantly, especially during hurricanes, nor'easters, and other extreme storms.

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  4. Nearly $9 Million Awarded to UMD for Antarctic Research RigRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WDIO

    ... will build what's called the Rapid Access Ice Drill, called the RAID for short. Professor John Goodge, with the UMD geology department, is the lead principal investigator on this project. He says that nothing like this has ever been built before. In ...

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  5. Turkey Approves EIA Report for South Stream's Offshore SectionRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Marine News

    ... of potential environmental impacts caused by the gas pipeline construction, including the impact on the seabed geology, water quality and marine ecology. The document concludes that the project will have no considerable effect on the Black Sea ...

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  6. Synchronization of North Atlantic, North Pacific preceded abrupt warming, end of ice ageRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Science Daily

    ... and cause larger fluctuations in northern hemisphere climate," said Summer Praetorius, a doctoral student in marine geology at Oregon State and lead author on the Science paper. "This is consistent with theoretical predictions of what happens when ...

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  7. Geological sampling and planetary explorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2013 | Air & Space

    A Soviet Luna spacecraft lifts off from the Moon after collecting a drill sample for return to Earth .

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  8. Geologist: Fort Smith, Northwest Arkansas should prep for earthquakesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The City Wire

    Fort Smith and Northwest Arkansas areas do not sit on or near regularly active fault lines, but residents in the regions should pay attention to a new hazard map issued by the United States Geological Survey.

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  9. Many dinosaurs might have had feathers, scientists sayRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | TwinCities

    It's possible that all dinosaurs had feathers. Scientists previously believed that only avian dinosaurs -- that is, the direct ancestors of our modern birds -- sported feathers along with their scales.

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  10. Camera captures images of Nazi boat in Gulf of MexicoRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Advocate

    The photos taken nearly a mile under the Gulf of Mexico are so clear that small holes are visible in a lifeboat that may have gone down or been scuttled when a passenger ship was sunk by a Nazi submarine in 1942.

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  11. Insecticides on vegetables and fruits are found to be similar to nicotineRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Insecticides similar to nicotine, known as neonicotinoids, were found commonly in streams throughout the Midwest, according to a new United States Geological Survey study.

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  12. Keep the oceans cleanRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Rock Hill Herald

    The Obama administration's decision to allow seismic searches for oil and gas deposits in the Atlantic Ocean from Delaware to mid-Florida should arouse deep concern among environmental activists.

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  13. Seismologists disagree on explanation of Oklahoma's increase in earthquakesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    WHAT IS CAUSING OKLAHOMA'S CONSTANT. AND OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY GEOLOGISTS SAYS MOTHER NATURE IS TO BLAME THE NATIONAL EXPERT TELLS KOCO OTHERWISE I AND PAUL FOLGER.

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  14. Debate continues over cause of Oklahoma quakesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    What's causing Oklahoma's constant quakes? An oil and gas industry geologist made the case Wednesday Mother Nature is to blame, but a national expert tells KOCO otherwise.

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  15. New coal ash landfill illustrates bigger dilemma for NCRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | News Observer

    ... it's the only design." Every site is different, Scott said, and long-term storage will have to be dictated by the geology at each. That's the position DENR has staked out in the larger coal ash dispute: That, as much as environmentalists say ...

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  16. Biggest Australian IPO in 4 Years as Healthscope Could Raises $2.12 BillionRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | International Business Times

    Patients sit together outside a hospital after they were evacuated following an earthquake in Acapulco, in Guerrero state, April 18, 2014.

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  17. Like The Bahamas' Great Bank? Thank Dust From The SaharaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

    ... by Saharan dust: A trigger for carbonate precipitation?" was published in the early online edition of the journal Geology . The paper's authors include Swart, Amanda Oehlert, Greta Mackenzie, Gregor Eberli from the UM Rosenstiel School's Department ...

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  18. Dinosaur feathersRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    It's possible that all dinosaurs had feathers. Scientists previously believed that only avian dinosaurs - that is, the direct ancestors of our modern birds - sported feathers along with their scales.

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  19. Notorious 'Neonics' Pervasive in Midwest Waters: StudyRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    Researchers with the U.S. Geological Survey looked at 9 rivers and streams in the U.S. Midwest-home to vast plantings of corn and soybeans as well as widespread use of neonics-in the 2013 growing season.

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  20. Portland teams with Metro to update region's aerial map, image database as part of $864,000 projectRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    ... bounce off objects and return to sensors on an airplane, which collects the data/ (Courtesy of Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries) Portland is partnering with more than two dozen other cities and public agencies to gather a uniform ...

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