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  1. The ground under a West Texas oil patch is moving 'at alarming rates'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | Inhabitat

    Local residents, infrastructure, and oil and gas pipelines could be at risk from the ground heaving and sinking in West Texas after years of fossil fuel production, according to a new study from Southern Methodist University scientists. In an SMU statement , research scientist Jin-Woo Kim said, "This region of Texas has been punctured like a pin cushion with oil wells and injection wells since the 1940s and our findings associate that activity with ground movement."

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  2. Arctic warming likely turned Harvey into "an extreme killer storm"Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | Inhabitat

    Melting Arctic ice and spiking temperatures don't just affect the northernmost part of Earth. According to Cornell University professor Charles Greene, they can also impact storms , like Hurricane Harvey, that are thousands of miles away - prompting them to stall or meander.

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