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Scientists Propose Volcano Monitors On Mount Hood

Though not erupting, Oregon’s signature peak produces frequent earthquakes, and steam and volcanic gases.

03/17/2015

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USGS: More Data Needed To Assess Any Fracking-Pollution Link

A new study by the U.S. Geological Survey says more data is needed to be able to say for sure if a link exists between unconventional oil and gas development and degraded water quality.

03/04/2015

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Magnitude 6.7 Quake Off British Columbia Coast 

Earthquake centered off the northwest corner of Vancouver Island.

04/23/2014

File photo of a polar bear. (credit: GUY CLAVEL/AFP/Getty Images)

Scientists Puzzled To Why Alaska Polar Bears Are Losing Their Fur

Alaska polar bears are losing their fur and U.S. Geological Survey scientists don’t know why.

04/07/2012