Scientists find widespread ocean anoxia as cause for past mass extinction

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May 232018
 

… large-scale ocean circulation and led to decreased deep-ocean oxygenation and, enhanced nutrient fluxes, which caused phytoplankton blooms and expanded the areas of low oxygen concentrations. These results also provide the first evidence for …

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Is there proof that fracking for oil and natural gas can by itself cause earthquakes?

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May 062018
 

Defenders of fracking insist that it’s not so much the fracking that’s to blame as it is the wastewater disposal activities that come afterwards. “Wastewater disposal wells typically operate for longer durations and inject much more fluid than …

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Punctured gas line cause of oil leak into brook in Berlin

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Oct 032017
 

BERLIN — An abandoned gas line was identified Monday as the source of an oil leak into a brook that feeds Silver Lake. Dennis Schain, spokesman for the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, said Monday the oil leak was reported Friday …
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Plastic Nanoparticles Can Accumulate In Fish Brains & Cause Brain Damage, Study Finds

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Sep 262017
 

Nano-sized particles of plastic can accumulate in the brains of fish and cause damage and behavioral changes, according to a new study from Lund University

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Does Climate Change Cause Extreme Weather Events? – Smithsonian

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Aug 172017
 

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Does Climate Change Cause Extreme Weather Events?
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The difficulty of isolating a culprit behind extreme weather is a similar to the diagnostic challenge that medical doctors face, says Noah Diffenbaugh, an earth system scientist at Stanford University. Just because one patient recovers from cancer

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2016 Weather Was ‘Very Extreme’ and ‘Cause for Concern,’ Report Says – NBCNews.com

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Aug 122017
 

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2016 Weather Was 'Very Extreme' and 'Cause for Concern,' Report Says
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WASHINGTON — Last year's global weather was far more extreme or record breaking than anything approaching normal, according to a new report. The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Thursday released its annual checkup of the …
2016 weather report: Extreme and anything but normalABC News

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Recall: Harley-Davidson defect may cause oil leak

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Jun 022017
 

(RNN) – Harley-Davidson is recalling as many as 45,589 motorcycles amid concerns that a defect may cause an oil leak. The problem: A clamp that is supposed to fasten an engine oil cooler line might not have been properly installed. The oil line may come …
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Can Fracking Actually Cause Earthquakes?

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Jan 182017
 

According to the United States Geological Survey, fracking is NOT causing most induced earthquakes. Although there’s certainly a chance of it happening, the probability is very, very small. The real culprit? Wastewater disposal. As we inject wastewater …
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Mysterious “crater” in Antarctica has ominous cause – CBS News

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Dec 152016
 

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Mysterious "crater" in Antarctica has ominous cause
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The hole, which is in the Roi Baudouin ice shelf in East Antarctica, is a collapsed lake — a cavity formed when a lake of meltwater drained — with a “moulin,” a nearly vertical drainage passage through the ice, beneath it, researchers found on a
Mysterious lakes inside glaciers point to further melting in AntarcticaChristian Science Monitor
Scientists unravel the mystery of crater in East Antarctica and it's not due to meteorite!The TeCake
Mystery Behind Mile-Wide Ring In Antarctica Solve!Latin Post
Apex Tribune –Science World Report
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Mysterious ‘Crater’ in Antarctica Has Ominous Cause – Live Science

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Dec 142016
 

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Mysterious 'Crater' in Antarctica Has Ominous Cause
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The hole, which is in the Roi Baudouin ice shelf in East Antarctica, is a collapsed lake — a cavity formed when a lake of meltwater drained — with a "moulin," a nearly vertical drainage passage through the ice, beneath it, researchers found on a
Mysterious lakes inside glaciers point to further melting in AntarcticaChristian Science Monitor
Could there be a secret city under Antarctica? Picture: Mario Tama/GettyNEWS.com.au
Scientists discovered 55 lakes in Eastern Antarctica that shouldn't have been thereBusiness Insider
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