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"We offer one of the rarest opportunities in the world for humans to see wolves up close and personal," Cynthia Watkins says.
Researchers for the U.S. Geological Survey tested nine rivers in the Midwest during last year's growing season and discovered high concentrations of neonicotinoids, or neonics, in 100 percent of the water samples.
New research, supported by the National Science Foundation , counters a widely-held scientific view that thawing permafrost uniformly accelerates atmospheric warming, indicating instead that certain Arctic lakes store more greenhouse gases than they emit into the atmosphere.
With the recent update of the national seismic hazard maps by the U.S. Geological Survey, two Western Illinois University faculty are contemplating how the changes will impact research and preparedness.
Bricks fell from three sides of this home in Sparks, Oklahoma, after two earthquakes hit the area in less than 24 hours in November 2011.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, this earthquake was recorded at 1:09 a.m. Its epicenter was located 14 miles west of Perry, 19 miles east, southeast of Enid, and 57 miles north of Oklahoma City.
Earthquakes of magnitude 6.2 and 6.1 struck Myanmar and India's Andaman islands on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
Without major changes in land development, urban areas in the Southern United States will likely double in size by 2060 and create an urban "megalopolis" that stretches from Raleigh to Atlanta, according to a new study by the U.S. Department of Interior's Southeast Climate Science Center and North Carolina State University .
Ucore Rare Metals Inc. reported that the US Geological Survey is conducting laboratory and field based research programs at the company's Bokan Dotson Ridge deposit.
Nearly forgotten research from decades ago is raising questions about how accurately geologists have estimated previous earthquake activity in the region - and whether current predictions of a future devastating earthquake can be trusted.
The controversial process of hydraulic fracturing extracts natural gas by pumping water and chemicals into underground shale formations, fracturing the rock and releasing the natural gas.
Creating a lush, artificial oasis in the Coachella Valley has siphoned away so much underground water that the land above it is sinking.
A pervasive agricultural insecticide that has been linked to the decline of honeybees is now a near-constant presence in the small and great rivers that flow through Midwestern farm country, according to the first major review of its kind.
A magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit southwest of Juan Rodriguez Clara, in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz on Tuesday at a depth of 95 km, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damages.
A while back, I wrote about how the US Environmental Protection Agency has been conducting a slow-motion reassessment of a widely used class of insecticides, even as evidence mounts that it's harming key ecosystem players from pollinating bees to birds.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 02:42 am
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