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USGS (May 4, 2018) Update on Kilauea, Hawaii Eruption

BBC News (Mar 22, 2018)  Martian Geologic Formations Similar to Earth's (Mar 21, 2018) Newly Named Oceanic Zone Revealing an Abundance of New Species (Mar 20,2018) New Evidence for Plume Beneath Yellowstone

SF Gate (Mar 8, 2018) High Toxin Levels Lead to Bay Area Shellfish Warning

Daily Californian (Mar 1, 2018) Rock Moisture Aids Tree Survival During Drought (Feb 28, 2018) Developing Probiotics to Help Threatened Coral Reefs

National Geographic (Jan 28, 2018) 2017 Had the Warmest Oceans on Record

NY Times (Jan 21, 2018) Town in Path of Slow Motion Landslide Bracing For Disaster

NASA (Jan 19, 2018) 2017 Was the Second Hottest Global Surface on Record

Science (Jan 9, 2018) Hitchhiking Barnacles Could Reveal Migration Routes of Ancient Whales

LiveScience (Jan 5, 2018) Why Bomb Cyclone is So Darn Cold

Columbia University (Jan 3, 2018) National Climate Advisory Panel Revived

Science Daily (Dec 18, 2017) Microfossil Study Shows Lifeforms Were Diverse 3.45 Billion Years Ago

Science Daily (Dec 13, 2017) Finding Tipping Point of Magma that Determines Explosive Potential (Dec. 11, 2017) New Tongan Island Made of Tuff Stuff

LiveScience (Nov 30, 2017) Pterosaur Eggs Hold Preserved Embryos Inside

LiveScience (Nov 13, 2017) Dinosaur-Age Shark with 300 'Frilled' Teeth Caught

Science Daily (Oct 24, 2017) Corals Eat Plastic Because We've Made it Tasty (Oct 19, 2017) How to Trigger a Massive Earthquake

Las Vegas Review (Sep 20, 2017) Mexico Earthquake Causes Death ValleyTsunami (Aug 11, 2017) Fires in Greenland's Thawing Permafrost

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Regular news feeds/stories:

Regular news feeds/stories:

SCIENCE DAILY: Earth & Climate

American Geophysical Institute: EARTH! Magazine

EurekAlert!: Earth Science

GEOLOGY.COM: Current News in the Earth Sciences

SCIENCE NEWS: Earth Sciences

KQED Quest: Geology Videos and Transcripts

NASA's Earth Observatory Image of the Day

NOAA's Ocean Explorer: YouTube Channel

NEW YORK TIMES: Environment

USGS: Earth as Art


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