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Recent news stories

News from the Future (Mar 20, 2072) San Francisco Archipelago

NBC News (Apr 7, 2014) Politics Buries Science in Landslide Mapping

Reuters (Apr 1, 2014) Methane-spewing microbe blamed in Earth's worst mass extinction

Live Science (Mar 12, 2014) Rare Diamond Reveals Earth's Interior is All Wet

Oceanography Society (Mar, 2014) Fukushima and Ocean Radioactivity

Scientific American (Posted Feb 17, 2014, Article dated May 14, 2013) Climate Change Has Shifted Earth's North and South Poles

Conservation Magazine (Feb 12, 2014) Seabird Plastic Ingestion Worse Than Thought

Scientific American (Dec 17, 2013) Changes in Pacific Ocean Chemistry Detected in Deep Sea Coral

BBC News (Dec. 6, 2013) Tidal Surge Cause Thousands to Abanbon Homes in UK

BBC News (Nov 13, 2013) Typhoon Haiyan: Before and After the storm

Wunderground (Nov 8, 2013) Haiyan the strongest landfalling tropical cyclone in world history

SF Gate (Oct 29, 2013) 18-foot Oarfish Found off Channel Islands had Parasites in Intestine

NBC News (Oct 16, 2013) Meteorite that fell in Feb. in Russian Lake removed for study

Sydney Morning Herald (Oct 15, 2013) 7.2 earthquake hits Philippines (Sept 24,2013) Pakistan earthquake creates new island

Washinton Post (Sep 6, 2013) Scientists Confirm Existence of Largest Single Volcano on Earth

The Echinoblog (Sep. 3, 2013) Mass Sunflower Starfish Die-off In British Columbia

Science Daily (Aug 26, 2013) Sea Otters Promote Recovery of Seagrass Beds

Science Daily (Aug 21, 2013) Rising Mountains, Cooling Oceans Prompted Invasive Species 450 Million Years Ago

SFGate (Aug, 20, 2013) Cal State East Bay building demolition fuels quake study

Washington Post (Aug. 12, 2013) 40 maps that explain the world

Environment News Service (Aug. 5, 2013) Global Scientists Shocked by True Scale of Ocean Warming

ExtremeTech News (Apr 26, 2013) The Earth’s Center is 1000 Degrees Hotter than Previously Thought

Del Norte Triplicate (Apr 10, 2013) Barnacle-covered Japan tsunami debris arrives in California

BBC News (Apr 9, 2013) Iceland volcano ash cloud triggers plankton bloom

BBC News (Mar 17, 2013) Surprisingly high rates of microbial activity found in Mariana trench

Science Daily (Mar 14, 2013) Life Deep Within Oceanic Crust Sustained by Energy from Interior of Earth

Joint Study (Mar 3, 2013) Joint Stanford and Stony Brook study uses Fukushima isotopes to track tuna migration (NPR Audio)

Scientific American (Feb 27,2013) Elephant Seals Help Find Missing Source of Antarctic Bottom Water

SFGate (Feb 22, 2013) Breeding Rare Octopus in Alameda Spare Bedroom

NY Times (Feb 15, 2013) Shock Wave of Meteor Rattles Siberia, Injures 1200

CNBC (Feb 15,2013) How They Actually Plan to Mine Asteroids

NOAA News (Feb 7, 2013) New Way to Identify Which El Niño Events Will Have Biggest Impact on U.S

BBC News (Jan 30, 2013) Bathymetry explains highest wave ever surfed

Research Council of Norway (Jan 24, 2013) Minimizing global warming may be more attainable than many experts have feared.

SFGate (Dec 15, 2012) SF Bay sand mining alarms conservationists

U of Washington (Dec. 4, 2012) Scientists find oldest dinosaur–or closest relative yet

SFGate (Nov. 29, 2012) U.S. evicting Point Reyes oyster farmer

SFGate (Nov. 23, 2012) What good is a Rare Earth anyway?Major Countries in rare-earth production and Rare Earth Elements - what they do


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Regular news feeds/stories:

Regular news feeds/stories:

NASA's Earth Observatory Image of the Day

NOAA's Ocean Explorer: YouTube Channel

KQED Quest: Bay Area Geology

TED TALKS: Ocean's Glory and Horror

TED TALKS: Mola Mola -- Ocean Sunfish story

SCIENCE DAILY: Earth & Climate

GEOLOGY.COM: Current News in the Earth Sciences

SCIENCE NEWS: Earth Sciences

NEW YORK TIMES: Environment

EurekAlert!: Earth Science

USGS: Earth as Art

American Geophysical Institute: EARTH! Magazine


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