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Sea Ice Decline and Permafrost Thaw Create Goose Habitat in Arctic Alaska

Scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey report that warming temperatures are leading to the creation of high quality habitats for geese along the...

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Causes of Toxic Golden Algal Blooms Determined

The causes of toxic golden algal blooms in Texas reservoirs are now better understood, according to a new study by the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Huron-Erie Corridor Initiative partners receive prestigious Secretary of the Interior honor

The Huron-Erie Corridor Initiative received a 2013 Department of the Interior (DOI) Partners in Conservation award today, which is one of the highest...

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Salmon Conservation Efforts Honored

Today the Pacific Northwest Aquatic Monitoring Partnership (PNAMP) was recognized for its conservation achievements focused on federally listed salmon...
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USGS Researcher Honored for Helping Managers Save Desert Fish from Extinction

Today, the Department of Interior honored U.S. Geological Survey biologist Gary Scoppettone and his colleagues for helping land managers save two...
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20 Years After Northridge Quake, Buildings Remain Vulnerable

Twenty years ago this week an earthquake struck Northridge, Calif., killing 57 people and revealing a serious defect in a common type of mid-rise...
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New Tools to Address Boise River’s Phosphorus Problem

Resource managers in southwestern Idaho have a new set of tools for reducing phosphorus concentrations in the lower Boise River
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Potential Geothermal Resources for Akutan, Alaska

Akutan Island, in Alaska’s east-central Aleutian Islands, hosts the City of Akutan and is home to the largest seafood production facility in North...
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Low Concentrations of De-icing Chemicals Reaching Jackson Hole Groundwater

Low concentrations of chemicals commonly used at airports for de-icing planes were detected in samples of groundwater collected from the Snake River...
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Stories of Lava Flows and Volcanic Landscapes from Ka`ū to North Kona Featured in Public Talk

The lava flows and volcanic landscapes along Māmalahoa and Queen Ka‘ahumanu Highways, from Ka‘ū to North Kona, will be the focus of a public talk...

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Geophysical Studies Reveal Potential Quake Hazard in Spokane Area

Preliminary interpretations of a recent geophysical survey confirm the presence of earthquake faults and reveal the possibility of previously unknown...
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New Book Celebrates Cup’ik Youth

25 Years of Goose Banding and Conservation through Federal and Tribal Partnership on the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta in Western Alaska

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