Earth Science News

Recent news stories (Apr 5, 2017) Balloons of Lava Bubble into the Ocean

Science Daily (Jan 15, 2015) Research shows mother-of-pearl is formed from nanoparticles

Reuters (Dec 12, 2015) Melting glaciers blamed for slowing of Earth's rotation

NY Times (Dec 2, 2015) The Marshall Islands Are Disappearing

SFGate (Nov 6, 2015) Recreational Dungeness crab season postponed

GrindTV (Oct 29, 2015) Massive crack in earth opens up in Bighorn Mountains

YubaNetNews (Oct 28, 2015) Extensive Flood Damage in Death Valley

Science Daily (July 21, 2015) Satellites peer into rock 50 miles beneath Tibetan Plateau

SF Gate (May 2, 2015) Volcanoes may have helped asteroid kill dinosaurs

LiveScience (May 1, 2015) Underwater Volcano Showing Signs of  Erupting Off Oregon (Apr 30, 2015) Gravity data show that Antarctic ice sheet is melting increasingly faster

SFGate (Apr, 16,2015) Necropsy planned for a sperm whale in Pacifica

GridTV (Apr. 15, 2015) Deep-sea encounter with sperm whale off Louisiana

Siberian Times (Feb 23, 2015) Dozens of mysterious craters opening up in Siberia

BBC News (Feb 17, 2015) Limpet teeth determined to be strongest natural material (Feb 5, 2015) Sea slug steals genes from algae for photosynthesis

Slashgear (Feb 2,2015) Warm ocean water brings Pink Sea Slugs to Northern California

Huffington Post (Jan 21, 2015) Volcanic Eruption In Tonga Creates New Island

Science Daily (Jan 16, 2015) NASA and NOAA find 2014 the warmest year in modern record

NY Times (Jan 16, 2015) Proactive Intervention Can Avert Marine Life Mass Extinction

SFGate (Dec 5, 2014) S.F. is moving 42,000 tons of sand down Ocean Beach

SFGate (Dec 2, 2014) Drought Fears turn to Mudslide Fears with Latest Storm

CBC News (Nov 17, 2014) Study links virus to Pacific coast sea star wasting

NASA (Nov 17, 2014) NASA Provides a Dramatic Worldwide Portrait of Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide

Washington Post (Oct 27, 2014) Lava flows leading to Hawaii village evacuations

Oak Ridge Nat'l Lab News (Oct 21, 2014) Garnet material may be ideal for high-energy lithium batteries

UCSB News (Oct 19, 2014) Isotopes used to gain insight into the makeup of the planet’s hotspots

UC Berkeley News (Oct 14, 2014) Earth’s magnetic field could flip within a human lifetime

SF BayArea Indymedia (Sept 9, 2014) Fishermen find rare green sea turtle outside Golden Gate

Press Democrat (Sept 8, 2014) Napa quake jumpstarts stream flows

SFGate (Sept 3, 2014) Journey of 15 Year Old UC Berkeley Junior  Starts with a Community College Geology Class (Aug 29, 2014) Watery Mantle May Be Accelerating Plate Movement

GrindTV (Aug 27, 2014) First Observations of Sliding Rocks on Racetrack Playa (Aug 24, 2014) Geology of the Napa Valley Earthquake

IRIS (Aug 24, 2014) West Napa Quake Presentation, West Napa Quake Seismic Wave Video

Scientific American (Aug 21, 2014) Drought in West Is Literally Moving Mountains

NY Times (Aug 18,2014) Ocean Creatures That Hide in the Open

BBC News (Aug 18,2014) Taiwan's 'vanishing canyon' erasing quake record

SF Gate (Aug 16, 2014) Volunteers Excavate Pigeon Point Whale Carcass

KPBS (June 11, 2014) Unusual Fish Catches Off San Diego as an El Niño Signal (May 1, 2014) Viruses hijack deep-sea bacteria at hydrothermal vents

SF Gate (Apr 26, 2014) Marin County Wetlands Rise Again in Hamilton Airfield Restoration

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


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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

TED TALKS: Ocean's Glory and Horror

TED TALKS: Mola Mola -- Ocean Sunfish story

NEW YORK TIMES: Environment

USGS: Earth as Art


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