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  1. Saving salamanders: Searching for signs of a deadly fungusRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WWTC-AM Eagan

    Holding a sandwich bag containing a squirming, Eastern red-spotted newt, Evan Grant inspects its shiny skin for signs of a killer. If he finds what he's looking for, a gruesome fate awaits the amphibian.


  2. Rescuer recalls rising water following narrow Kent. cave escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    Gary Russell was a mile deep in a Kentucky cave, leading a group of geology students on a five-hour tour , when he turned a corner and saw water rushing by where water wasn't supposed to be. He had no way to communicate with the outside world Thursday afternoon.


  3. This 'dangerous sleeping giant' volcano near Mt. St....Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    Mount St. Helens is "recharging" with magma, setting off more than 100 earthquakes in recent weeks - but scientists warn a nearby "sleeping giant" may pose a bigger threat. More than 130 earthquakes have been detected beneath the northwest's most active volcano since March 14, although none of them have been bigger than magnitude 1.3, as molten rock moves into its magma chamber five or six miles below the surface, reported the Seattle Times .


  4. Sudbury was a mineral training ground for NASA astronautsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Northern Ontario Business

    Holding a chunk of Sudbury breccia is Ruth Debicki of the Ontario Geological Survey who accompanied the astronauts of Apollo 17 on their visit to Sudbury in May 1972. Laughter erupts from Ruth Debicki of the Ontario Geological Survey when asked if her brush with space exploration royalty in the early 1970s stands out as a career highlight.


  5. Lunar Farside Landing PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Planetary Society

    I attended the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, better known as LPSC, in March this year, and then spent an enjoyable few days in Flagstaff, Arizona. It was quite a change going from the warmth of a Houston spring to snow on the ground in Flagstaff, but we have to take what nature dishes out in the pursuit of science.


  6. Explore the history of the Jurassic Coast with special cruisesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    A UNIQUE look at the Jurassic Coast is on offer for those who choose to hop aboard a special cruise. The National Trust team in West Dorset has joined forces with Stuart Line Cruises to offer a choice of two boat trips on Wednesday, June 1. The morning cruise starts at Lyme Regis and travels east on a circular route towards West Bay, whilst the afternoon trip heads west in a circular route from the same starting point towards Beer Head in Devon.


  7. Geologists re-visit giant Zion landslideRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | BBC News

    US scientists have produced their most precise date yet for the landslide that shaped the iconic canyon running through what is now Zion National Park. The colossal rock avalanche occurred about 4,800 years ago, they say, based on a study of some of its boulders.


  8. Group escapes Kentucky cave through neck-deep waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    ... CREDIT HORSE CAVE, Ky. - Gary Russell was a mile deep in a Kentucky cave Thursday afternoon, leading a group of geology students on a five-hour tour, when he turned a corner and saw water rushing by where water wasn't supposed to be. He had no way ...


  9. The Trouble with Fracking FictionRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Counterpunch

    ... perceptions. Our role is to raise questions, Cassandra sounding the alarm," claims the activist, who also works as a geology professor at a local college. "The DEP. The huge fracking propaganda machine that's telling the world fracking is safe. ...


  10. Indonesia's Unnatural Mud Disaster Turns TenRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Counterpunch

    Ten years ago this Sunday, one of the weirdest and most controversial disasters of the 2000s struck a densely populated area just outside the city of Sidoarjo in East Java, Indonesia. At 5:00 that morning, a slurry of dark gray mud burst from the soil and began oozing slowly across the landscape.


  11. 6.4 magnitude undersea quake rocks FijiRead the original story

    19 hrs ago |

    Suva, May 27 : An undersea earthquake measuring 6.4 magnitude on the Richter scale hit waters off Fiji on Friday, the US Geological Survey said. The epicentre of the quake which struck from a depth of 572.1 km was traced 19 km south of Fiji's Ndoi island, or 362 km west of Nuku'alofa, capital of Tonga, according to the USGS.


  12. Legacy wells need full clean-up: Government wells still polluting Alaska, funding running shortRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    After more than half a century, there may finally be movement in getting a series of polluting test wells on Alaska's North Slope cleaned up.


  13. Earthquake measuring 6.3 magnitude strikes deep off Tonga: usgsRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Reuters

    A powerful earthquake measuring 6.4 magnitude struck 572 kilometres beneath the earth's surface on Friday about 340 kilometers west of the South Pacific island nation of Tonga, the United States Geological Survey reported. There was no indication of a tsunami warning according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre.


  14. 100% renewable energy - more necessary than everRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Green Left Weekly

    As South Asia swelters through a record-breaking heatwave - with reports of hundreds of lives lost in India on top of the hundreds of farmer suicides this year owing to crop failures due to drought - a May 20 Reuters report that Pakistanis were digging mass graves in preparation for heatwave-related deaths brings the grim situation we are in into sharp focus. Climate change is here, and the people of the underdeveloped nations that are the least responsible for it are among those hardest hit and least able to withstand its impacts.


  15. Only earthquake recorded in Kansas this week was in Barber CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    The only earthquake recorded in Kansas this week was a magnitude 2.6 in far western Barber County, south of Sun City, though there was another just south of the state line near Harper County.


  16. Neanderthals built something deep inside a cave that scientists can't yet explainRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Silicon Alley Insider

    A new study published in Nature shows they built stone structures deep inside caves in the south of France, and the revelation is rapidly changing our views on Neanderthals. Locals found the structures in the 1990s, and the archaeologist that first studied them, Francois Rouzaud, hypothesized Neanderthals were responsible, but did not have a chance to return to the cave before his death in 1999.


  17. Hydraulic fracturing: Finally frackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Economist

    IT WAS a long time coming, but all the sweeter for that. On May 23rd, the North Yorkshire County Council gave the go-ahead for a company to start hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking", for shale gas in the village of Kirby Misperton, near Malton.


  18. World ViewA Miner's Life: Coca, Hunger and FearRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2011 | American Reporter

    At the cost of 25 years of their lifespan, workers toil 60 hours a week for $9 a day in the bowels of a mine that once funded an empire. When the Spanish came to Cerro Rico in the 16th Century, they hoped to find gold.


  19. "Sentinel," The Landslide That Filled Zion CanyonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | National Parks Traveler

    ... from a news release from University of Utah Senior Science Writer Lee Siegel and interviews with University of Utah Geology Professor Jeff Moore and Zion National Park geologist Dave Sharrow conducted by Kurt Repanshek. A story about Moore's ...


  20. 'Unabated' Amphibian Decline Found to Have Myriad CausesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Big News

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.