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We Know West Antarctica Is Melting. Is the East In Danger, Too? – National Geographic


National Geographic

We Know West Antarctica Is Melting. Is the East In Danger, Too?
National Geographic
But for years, scientists thought that the glaciers of East Antarctica—the hulking ice sheet on the other half of the continent, nearly three miles thick in some parts—were stable. Recently, though, evidence has emerged that shows that some of the

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We Knew West Antarctica Is Melting. Is the East In Danger, Too? – National Geographic


National Geographic

We Knew West Antarctica Is Melting. Is the East In Danger, Too?
National Geographic
But for years, scientists thought that the glaciers of East Antarctica—the hulking ice sheet on the other half of the continent, nearly three miles thick in some parts—were stable. Recently, though, evidence has emerged that shows that some of the

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Rising bedrock below West Antarctica could delay catastrophic ice sheet collapse – Science Magazine


Science Magazine

Rising bedrock below West Antarctica could delay catastrophic ice sheet collapse
Science Magazine
Although West Antarctica contributed just 6 millimeters of sea level rise in that time, scientists say ice-sheet collapse there could raise global sea levels by 3 meters in the coming centuries. The accelerating loss could be a sign that the
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For once, scientists found good news about West Antarctica – Washington Post


Washington Post

For once, scientists found good news about West Antarctica
Washington Post
Barletta and her colleagues, from several institutions in the United States, Denmark and the Netherlands, collected GPS measurements from rock outcroppings in West Antarctica to measure the fast rise and contend that it will help counteract the ice
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Fracking without Freshwater at a West Texas Oilfield

Fracking has revived the Permian after years of flat output … Texas lawmakers considered two bills this year that would require oil and gas companies to recycle oilfield wastewater, though neither became law. Much of west Texas is still very dry after …

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West Africa Leaks: Dr. Bawuah-Edusei: A former Ambassador, his offshore companies and a $305m oil deal

When in June 2007, the then President of Ghana, John Kufuor announced that the country had found oil in commercial quantity; he promised Ghanaians that life would be good. But almost 18 years since Ghana became an oil producer it appears – only a few …

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Fat Arbitrage Opportunity Arises for Oil Traders in West Texas

That accounts for 45 percent of total U.S. fracking sand needs. While BNSF and Union Pacific will provide the long-haul rail shipment routes that will move the barrels from the Permian Basin to the U.S. Gulf, shippers still have to use short lines such as …

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Lanes reopened on H-1 West after accident, oil leak

Lanes on the H-1 West were reopened around 4:30 p.m. Monday after being temporarily closed due to an oil leak. Several lanes of the H-1 Freeway headed west were blocked around 3:40 p.m. Monday due to an oil leak and accident on the freeway. Both incidents …

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China deals with illegal fishing in West Africa, canceling licenses … – Quartz


Quartz

China deals with illegal fishing in West Africa, canceling licenses …
Quartz
China is increasingly cracking down on vessels from its country that are engaged in illegal fishing activities in West Africa. It's a move environmental groups say is indicative of increased intolerance towards illicit practices in high seas and an

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Crews cleaning oil leak from sunken West Virginia boat, Coast Guard says

Crews in West Virginia are working to clean up an oil spill after learning of a reported sunken boat, the Coast Guard said in a news release Wednesday night. At 7:40 a.m., members of the Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Huntington got word from the vessel …

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