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A gas plume arising from Augustine Volcano during it's eruptive phase 2005-06.
July 19, 2016

Over the last 30 years in the United States, how many people have died—on average—per year from floods?

Image shows a man standing ankle-deep in a stream with an orange sampler
July 18, 2016

“Whatcha gonna do when they come for you”-thinks this week’s EarthWord...

Image shows a fish in a tank beneath a half-circle shelter
July 11, 2016

When you’re not dead yet, but aren’t feeling well either, there’s an EarthWord for that...

Best Student Geologic Map Competition winners from 2015 posing with awards.
July 7, 2016

Registration for the Best Student Geologic Map for 2016 ends July 12

Image shows a watercolor painting of two shrews
July 6, 2016

Featuring lost museum specimens & watercolors...

An x-ray of a fish facing left on a black background
July 4, 2016

This week's EarthWord, to quote Indiana Jones, belongs in a museum...

A gas plume arising from Augustine Volcano during it's eruptive phase 2005-06.
June 28, 2016

In what year did the United States experience the most acres burned from wildfires (on record)?

Image: Dead Fish Washed Ashore during Golden Alga Toxic Bloom
June 27, 2016

See a flock of birds fall from the sky? There’s an #EarthWord for that, and it isn’t “apocalypse”