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Population declines in Alaska beluga whale population may be linked to low birth and survival rates

Researchers studied over a decade of photographic records of individual whales and determined that belugas in Alaska's Cook Inlet have relatively low...

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law helps map critical mineral resources in Nevada and Oregon

RESTON, Va. — The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in partnership with Nevada and Oregon officials, announces more than $1.45 million has been awarded...

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Low-flying helicopter to survey the Coalinga and Pyramid Hills areas for groundwater research

Note to Editors: In the public interest and in accordance with FAA regulations, the USGS is announcing this low-level airborne project. Your...

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USGS forecasts Tropical Storm Nicole could significantly impact southeastern beaches

A new U.S. Geological Survey coastal change forecast predicts sandy beaches and dunes in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina are likely to see...

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Michigan State University and USGS team up in state-federal partnership for fishery and wildlife science

Michigan to host the 42nd USGS Cooperative Research Unit

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Without Sea Ice, More Polar Bears Spend Time Onshore, Increasing Potential for Human Interaction

As sea ice declines, more polar bears are coming onshore each summer and staying longer, increasing the potential for more human-bear interactions.

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Low-level flights to image 3D geology in central Arkansas and southern Missouri

Editor: In the public interest and in accordance with the Federal Aviation Administration regulations, the USGS is announcing this low-level airborne...

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Media Alert: Low-level flights to image 3D geology in western and southwestern Utah

Editor: In the public interest and in accordance with the Federal Aviation Administration regulations, the USGS is announcing this low-level airborne...

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Media Alert: USGS study will dye Slate River green in November

Crested Butte, Colo — The U.S. Geological Survey will be conducting a non-toxic dye-tracing study in the Slate River, north of town, between Nov. 1...

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Media Alert: Calling all Wisconsin duck hunters! USGS survey available for Green Bay and Lake Michigan

Public input requested 

An annual waterfowl harvest survey is open to duck hunter feedback now through Dec. 31 for the Green Bay and Lake Michigan...

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law supports critical-minerals research along Colorado-Wyoming border

RESTON, Va. — The U.S. Geological Survey announced today that, with substantial funding from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, it will...

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law supports critical-minerals research in central Great Plains

RESTON, Va. — The U.S. Geological Survey announced today that, thanks to substantial funding from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, it...

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