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Progress Toward a Safer Future Since the 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake
25 years ago, on October 17, 1989, at 5:04 p.m., a magnitude 6.9 earthquake severely shook the San Francisco and Monterey Bay regions. Are we safer now? Read more
Get Ready to ShakeOut on October 16
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Crowdsourcing Awards Take to the Air
USGS announces new recognition badges for The National Map Corps volunteer citizen scientists. Read more
Mangroves Protecting Corals from Climate Change
Reef corals are finding refuge from warming seawater temperatures, increased solar radiation and ocean acidification in an unlikely place. Read more
Walruses are hauling out on land instead of ice because of climate-induced warming.
Once again, an extreme retreat of Alaska’s summer sea ice has led large numbers of Pacific walruses to haul out on land instead of on offshore ice. Read more
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