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Tainted Water Traced to Leaky Gas Wells, Not Fracking
Researchers traced cases of tainted groundwater in Pennsylvania and Texas to problems in natural gas pipes and seals rather than hydraulic fracturing.
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Brace Yourself for More 9.0 Megaquakes in the Pacific
Seismologists say no one should be surprised if a magnitude-9 megaquake crops up almost anywhere around the Pacific Ocean's "Ring of Fire."
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How Long Will California Survive Life Without Water?
Thousands in Tulare County, California, find themselves with no running water to wash, drink, flush, cook, or otherwise go about their lives.
Average Joe as Oceanographer? Crowdsourcing Sets Sail
So you want to be one of thousands of sailors enlisted to voluntarily collect valuable ocean data as they cross the seas — can we trust your data?
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Evacuations Ordered as 1,300 Acres Burn in SoCal
Mandatory evacuations were ordered Friday evening for a canyon area in the Cleveland National Forest, where a 1,300 acre brush fire was burning.
On the Front Lines of the Happy Camp Complex Fire
When a wildfire sparks anywhere in the back country, it’s the fireline that is the first defense.
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Summertime Snow in U.S.? Unusual, But It Happens
Talk about a weather swing: Folks in South Dakota went from shorts and sandals to snow in just a few days.
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Fracking or Drinking Water? That May Become the Choice
That's the possible dilemma facing a number of countries including the United States, according to a new report released by the World Resources Institute.
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Volcano Home: Man Builds House on Lava Field in Hawaii
Chris Adkins is building his house in a town that was buried under lava flows from Kilauea.
U.S. Steps Up Lynx Protection But Lawsuits Loom
The federal government says all Canada lynx will be protected, but wildlife groups say the amount of land designated as habitat wasn't enough.
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Whales and Wildfires: The Week in Pictures
A beloved national park goes up in flames, Ebola carries away a child, Kerry travels cargo to Iraq, Elmo pickets in Times Square and more.
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Iceland's New Volcanic Eruption May Change Landscape
Lava from Holuhraun volcanic eruption in Iceland is flowing into Jokulsá glacial river and could dam up the river and change the landscape.
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No Aspens? Rocky Mountain Forests in Danger: Study
A hotter climate — with resultant insect infestations and wildfires — could wipe out large stretches of forest in the Rockies, a new report says.
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Development Banks Pledge to Step Up Climate Action
The world's six multilateral development banks promised on Thursday to do more to help emerging nations fight climate change.
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California Cuts Water Use but Misses Target
Gov. Jerry Brown has called for a 20 percent reduction, and the state water agency chairwoman says "we hope and trust that it is just a start."
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Arizona's Record Rainfall Seen from Space
A NASA satellite's bird’s-eye view adds another perspective of the strength of the storms that dumped record rain on central Arizona.
Good News on Ozone Layer: UN Says It Shows Thickening
The ozone layer that shields us from the sun's ultraviolet rays appears to be thickening after years of depletion, a U.N. study says.
California Drought Brings Major Health Concerns
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Bye, Bye, Birdies? Species May Shift with Climate
As the world gets warmer, the Baltimore oriole will no longer be found in Maryland.
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Ocean Acidity 'Unprecedented,' U.N. Report Warns
The current rate of “acidification appears unprecedented at least over the last 300 million years,” the World Meteorological Organization says.
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Carbon Dioxide Levels Hit Record High, U.N. Warns
The World Meteorological Organization says the heat-trapping gas blamed for global warming was at global concentrations of 396 parts per million.
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Drought Marches on Despite Record Rain in Phoenix
Much of the more than 3 inches that fell on the metropolitan area gushed into rivers and out to sea, said a climatologist.
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Red Tide Still Looms Along Florida's Gulf Coast
Scientists say favorable ocean currents and winds are keeping a large bloom of toxic algae off of Florida's beaches -- at least for now.
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