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Bacteria discovered in solid ocean rock may offer new hope for life on Mars

Researchers have discovered new a new cellular creature within a solid rock, potentially offering new hope for the discovery of life on Mars.

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Mystery Of Largest Eruption To Rock Antarctica In 12000 Years Finally Solved – Forbes


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Mystery Of Largest Eruption To Rock Antarctica In 12000 Years Finally Solved
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You'd be hard-pressed to find a better name for a mysterious isle than Deception Island. Located in Antarctica's South Shetland island group, it was given this memorable moniker by an American sealer named Nathaniel Palmer, who was surprised that this …

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Tesla Model 3 Hit By Falling Rock — #CleanTechnica Interview

Jade Insko was driving his Tesla Model 3 in Washington state when a 37-pound rock fell from above and struck his windshield. It plunged through the shattered and damaged glass and fell into the passenger seat. Fortunately, it did not hit Insko, but tiny pieces of glass did enter his eyes and lungs. Later, he received medical attention and his health is good now. Insko generously agreed to answer some questions for CleanTechnica

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Standing Rock: Dakota Access Pipeline Leak Technology Can’t Detect All Spills

Assuming a flow rate of 600,000 barrels of crude oil per day, a leak of nearly 12,000 barrels per day could go undetected. “Right now, there are 18 inches of ice over the Missouri River, and we can’t sample the water to look for hydrocarbons,” Crow Ghost said.

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Pilot Rock Elementary closed for oil leak

Pilot Rock Elementary School is closed Monday and Tuesday because of an oil leak in the building as officials worked to sop up the estimated 8-10 gallons of oil that seeped into the school. Steve Staniak, the elementary school principal and superintendent …

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A SPECIAL REPORT ON STANDING ROCK: THE ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCAL JUSTICE CONSEQUENCES OF THE DAKOTA ACCESS PIPELINE

It is intended to carry crude oil from the Bakken oil fields in North Dakota to Illinois where it will link with another pipeline that will transport the oil to terminals and refineries along the Gulf of Mexico … [13] Fracking and North Dakota’s …
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For Standing Rock Sioux, new water system may reduce oil leak risk

For months, North Dakota’s Standing Rock Sioux tribe has been protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline’s planned crossing under the Missouri River, adjacent to their lands, in part due to worries about contamination of their primary water source. As of early …
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Space Rock Hunters Are About to Invade Antarctica – Smithsonian

Space Rock Hunters Are About to Invade Antarctica
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After 35 trips helping scientists traverse the blue ice fields of Antarctica, mountain guide John Schutt has seen it all. “One time we had a tent catch on fire,” says Schutt. “The person ignored our protocols, and he filled his stove inside the tent

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Frackquake Madness!: 35 Fracking Earthquakes Rock Oklahoma in a Week

Oklahoma was jolted by 35 earthquakes greater than magnitude 3.0 due to fracking and fracking wastewater injection activities the Oklahoma Geological Survey (OGS) has confirmed — this, in a state that experienced less than two such quakes per year before …
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Giant blob of hot rock hidden beneath Antarctica’s ice – NBCNews.com

Giant blob of hot rock hidden beneath Antarctica's ice
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The possible hotspot — a plume of superheated rock rising from Earth's mantle — sits under Marie Byrd Land, a broad dome at West Antarctica's edge where many active volcanoes above and below the ice spit lava and ash. The hot zone was discovered with 

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