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  1. Guatemala to investigate for those responsible for mudslideRead the original story

    4 min ago | The Hastings Tribune

    The warning signs were everywhere in the canyon neighborhood of Cambray on the outskirts of Guatemala City, where a mudslide buried hundreds of people last week.


  2. Double catastrophe killed dinosaurs, says studyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Earth & Sky

    Asteroid impact and volcanic eruptions might have been a one-two punch that killed off the dinosaurs. New dates suggest the catastrophes were nearly simultaneous.


  3. Earthquake preparedness drill scheduled Oct. 15 in ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | The Arizona Republic

    Earthquake preparedness drill scheduled Oct. 15 in Arizona TUCSON - Thousands of Arizona school children will participate in an earthquake preparedness drill next week. Check out this story on The "drop, cover and hold on" drill takes place Oct. 15, with 41,000 students expected to participate along with people in government offices, health facilities and businesses.


  4. EDITORIAL | - Kayaktivists' play Shell game with self-praiseRead the original story

    50 min ago | Magnolia News

    It's a good thing for the environment that the Shell Oil Co. decided to discontinue its pursuit of untapped oil reserves in Alaska's Chukchi Sea.


  5. Water, water everywhere, South Carolina's 'Perfect Storm'Read the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago |

    Seanna Adcox and Jeffrey Collins of the Associated Press got it right when they described the rain event that drowned major sections of South Carolina as a "fire hose of moisture that aimed directly at the state." Their article, found in Tuesday's AikenStandard , describes major problems the state is battling following a " perfect storm " event that was, for the most part, insufficiently predicted and unexpected, as well as totally unwanted by everyone, not just those who have died , but also those who have lost homes and other property, and those who were just looking forward to enjoying a nice fall South Carolina weekend.


  6. Charleston County Schools open Wednesday; Berkeley and Dorchester 2 schools closedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Post and Courier

    There's no gauge in place on the Ashley to monitor or predict when the river will crest. Feeder creeks are beginning to recede, but the river will drain very slowly, and will be tidally dependent said Carl Barnes, National Weather Service, Charleston.


  7. Asteroid impact, volcanism were one-two punch for dinosaursRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Holtville Tribune

    Berkeley geologists have uncovered compelling evidence that an asteroid impact on Earth 66 million years ago accelerated the eruptions of volcanoes in India for hundreds of thousands of years, and that together these planet-wide catastrophes caused the extinction of many land and marine animals, including the dinosaurs. For 35 years, paleontologists and geologists have debated the role these two global events played in the last mass extinction, with one side claiming the eruptions were irrelevant, and the other side claiming the impact was a blip in a long-term die-off.


  8. Brazil to auction Amazon fracking licencesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Ecologist

    Brazil is about to auction hundreds of fracking blocks across the country - extending deep into the Amazon forest including the territories of remote and vulnerable indigenous peoples. Registered bidders include BP, Shell and ExxonMobil.


  9. Drilling for gold: Inside the KSM's exploration projectRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A glacier reflects in a naturally occurring pool of rusty, acidic water at the site of one of the KSM prospect's planned open-pit mines. . British Columbia's Kerr-Sulphurets-Mitchell mining project wrapped up its 2015 exploration season in late September.


  10. Thanks, Alaska: Every Barrel Of Oil Just Got More ExpensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Benzinga

    ... which suggests a full suite of rock types including sandstones, carbonates and shales. Clint added that if the geology "isn't working," then no oil-prone government or oil price can bring the supply to the market. As such, the analyst is "more ...


  11. Brazil tries to shake oil industry gloom with new bidding roundRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | World Oil

    Brazil will auction crude- exploration blocks on Wednesday for the first time since a colossal corruption scandal crippled the nation's oil industry and forced state-run Petroleo Brasileiro SA to scale back investments. More than 260 onshore and offshore areas are up for grabs, including deepwater blocks in the Sergipe-Alagoas basin off the country's northeastern coast, where Petrobras has made a series of discoveries in recent years.


  12. The Boundary Hunters Uncovering North Carolina's Lost BordersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Atlantic

    In 1996, Peter Childers and his wife, Victoria, started to build a new home on the two-acre lot they'd purchased in Orange County, North Carolina, the affluent jurisdiction that includes the University of North Carolina's flagship Chapel Hill campus. Or rather, they thought it was Orange County.


  13. Microbe SleuthRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Bioscience Technology

    ... field trip to the Bahamas, where it became clear to Bosak just how important microbes continue to be to the biology, geology, and chemistry of the planet. Microbes still exercise considerable control over the Earth's oxygen, carbon, and sulfur ...


  14. Ancient rocks record first evidence for photosynthesis that made oxygenRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    ... photosynthesis could have evolved relatively soon after life itself. Until recently, the conventional wisdom in geology held that oxygen was rare until the "great oxygenation event," 2.4 to 2.2 billion years ago. The rocks under study, called ...


  15. Zoomable Charon (of Pluto fame) will knock your socks offRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | SFGate

    ... satellite of a world at the far edge of our solar system was low," said Ross Beyer, an affiliate of the New Horizons Geology, Geophysics and Imaging (GGI) team from the SETI Institute and NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California, "but ...


  16. Central Valley groundwater levels reach historic lows; land subsidence intensifiesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WaterWorld

    According to a new article published by the U.S. Geological Survey , groundwater levels in many wells across California's Central Valley are at or below historical low levels this year. In addition, from 2007 through 2015, land subsidence that correlates to areas with large groundwater level declines has strongly increased in two large agricultural areas near the towns of El Nido and Pixley.


  17. Earthquake preparedness drill scheduled Thursday in ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KGUN

    Thousands of Arizona school children will participate in an earthquake preparedness drill this week. The "drop, cover and hold on" drill takes place at 10 a.m. Thursday, with 41,000 students expected to participate along with people in government offices, health facilities and businesses.


  18. 3.5 Magnitude Earthquake Recorded Near PerryRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    According to the U.S. Geological Survey, this earthquake was recorded at 7:05 a.m. Its epicenter was located three miles west, southwest of Perry and 19 miles west, northwest of Stillwater.


  19. Now Available: The Philippines' Mining Fiscal Regime: H2 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    Timetric's Filipino fiscal regime outlines the governing bodies, laws, licenses, rights, obligations, and tax-related information on seven commodities: iron ore, coal, copper, zinc, gold, nickel and chromium. Timetric's fiscal regime report covers The Philippines which has variety of mineral resources, including copper, nickel, cobalt, and gold.


  20. Andrew Pullar's Plan: Go Long, Set Goals with World-Class AssetsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago |

    ... country that is supportive of the mining industry. These countries have an incredible mineral endowment. We look at geology first to establish whether there is potential to have a long-life, low-cost, world-class asset. These don't come along very ...