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2015/03/30 16:39
2015/03/30 16:39
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This study for Geology addresses the role of such large, rare events in shaping landscapes by documenting the location and size of landslides and debris flows. Anderson and colleagues use...
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2015/03/30 16:39
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2015/03/30 16:31
2015/03/30 16:31
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A bizarre bulge approximately half as tall as Mount Kilimanjaro has been found on Ganymede, the largest moon in the solar system, and the unusual feature may have something to do with the subsurface...
2015/03/30 15:48
2015/03/30 15:48
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Geobiology -- resulting from five-years of collaborative research led by Nevada's Desert Research Institute (DRI) and including scientists from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Montana State...
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2015/03/29 19:31
2015/03/29 19:31
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A harsh winter cold spell that affected much of the Eastern US last month may have shattered record low temperatures that had stood for decades, but it was not the result of climate change, according...
2015/03/29 12:48
2015/03/29 12:48
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... complicating things quite a bit. Here’s a shortened version of what Jason Brennan describes as “the folk theory of voting ethics”: 1. Each citizen has a civic duty to vote. 2. Any good faith...
2015/03/28 20:16
2015/03/28 20:16
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Major oil companies are eyeing the Arctic as a new frontier for energy resources — but extracting those resources is risky business in a region known for icy, stormy conditions. Last month, the U.S....
2015/03/27 15:29
2015/03/27 15:29
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Research vessel arrives in Unalaska on maiden voyage "Alaska's boat," the research vessel Sikuliaq, on its maiden voyage from a Midwest shipyard to the northern Bering Sea ice, visited last week for...
2015/03/27 13:39
2015/03/27 13:39
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Studying sea ice in the Fram Strait, a passage between Greenland and Svalbard that is the main gateway for Arctic sea ice into the open ocean, is not easy. In this area, not only does ice flow...
2015/03/26 23:09
2015/03/26 23:09
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WORCESTER � Efforts to slow changes in the climate that will have harmful ramifications throughout the world will have to continue for many generations, climate researcher Susanne C. Moser said...
2015/03/26 19:23
2015/03/26 19:23
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Travel through winter and summer, from the Antarctic to Arctic, Canada to the Tibetan plateau, with the 'Best of the Fest' Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival tour — coming to the...
2015/03/26 16:44
2015/03/26 16:44
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Published in the journal Biology Letters, University of Adelaide research has shown that within this single species of fish there are some individuals which migrate to different parts of the Coorong...
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2015/03/26 14:30
2015/03/26 14:30
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... being burned by his war on coal, stifling environmental regulations, and refusal to allow the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, the president is pulling a new tactic from his bag of...
2015/03/26 12:57
2015/03/26 12:57
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Unusually warm water temperatures are being seen in the Bering Sea, the Gulf of Alaska and an area off Southern California. Credit: Northwest Fisheries Science Center Scientists nicknamed it “the...
2015/03/25 18:44
2015/03/25 18:44
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According to the study authors, the single-celled organism under study is a type of "calcifying" plankton called a coccolithophore, which makes energy from sunlight and builds microscopic calcium...
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2015/03/24 23:24
2015/03/24 23:24
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They call it “The Blob,” and it’s threatening to change marine habitats off the coast of B.C. and Alaska. The Blob is an anomaly of nutrient-poor, warm water, the likes of which seasoned...
2015/03/24 22:38
2015/03/24 22:38
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CLEMSON — Robert Powell, a Clemson faculty member since 2005, is the new George B. Hartzog Jr. Endowed Professor in Philosophy, Parks and Environmental Ethics at the university. He has served...
2015/03/24 19:43
2015/03/24 19:43
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The CU-Boulder study authors looked at the three peak years of Western wildfires since 2002, using maps produced by federal land management agencies. The researchers superimposed maps of areas burned...
2015/03/24 15:37
2015/03/24 15:37
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Last week, we learned about the possible destabilization of the Totten Glacier of East Antarctica, which could unleash over 11 feet of sea level rise in coming centuries. And now this week brings...
2015/03/24 10:38
2015/03/24 10:38
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India should prepare to face extreme weather, warn scientists Around the same time as Cyclone Pam flattened the tiny Pacific island nation of Vanuatu early this month, untimely rains and hailstorms...
2015/03/24 08:12
2015/03/24 08:12
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... and cultural figures called on national history and science museums on Tuesday to sever their ties to the fossil fuel industry, singling out a major patron from the Koch family of...
2015/03/30 16:39
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