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Climate change and pesticides imperil a once common pollinator

BOZEMAN, Mont. — The western bumble bee was once common in western North America, but increasing temperatures, drought, and pesticide use have...

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law investments combine science and technology to track biological threats in US waters

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Geological Survey announced today it has signed a cooperative agreement with the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, or...

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Warmer water could cool Montana’s trout fishing economy

BOZEMAN, Mont. – Despite decades of resiliency, climate change may put Montana’s popular trout fisheries at risk, according to a study published today...

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David Applegate Sworn In as Director of the U.S. Geological Survey

This release was originally shared by the Department of the Interior. 

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Fifty Years of Landsat: Observing Global Forests from above the Canopy

Around the world, forests provide timber and other wood products, fuel, flood control, biological diversity, recreation, carbon storage and much more...

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Fifty Years of Landsat: Sharing Earth information for the benefit of all

In 2022, the Landsat series of satellites, a program conducted jointly by the U.S. Geological Survey and NASA, celebrates a half century of worldwide...

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Media Alert: USGS dye tracing study on the Kansas River to aid in protecting water supplies

LAWRENCE, Kan.— U.S. Geological Survey scientists and partners will inject a harmless, bright red fluorescent dye into the Kansas River at numerous...

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USGS Media Alert: USGS crews continue to measure and assess Yellowstone River flood conditions and probabilities

BILLINGS, MT — As devastating floods on the Yellowstone River continue, the U.S. Geological Survey is measuring streamflow and monitoring equipment at...

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Fifty Years of Landsat: Pioneer in Promoting Food Security from Space

Celebrating 50 years of continuous Earth observation, the joint U.S. Geological Survey/NASA Landsat program of Earth observation satellites has...

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Grasslands Worth Millions to Beekeepers, Invaluable to Birds

Grassland conservation in the Dakotas generates millions of dollars in annual revenue for beekeepers while improving the abundance of sensitive bird...

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 Six Ways the USGS Celebrates Earth Day Everyday

What better way to mark Earth Day than with a listicle all about USGS science for our changing world?

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Media Alert: USGS Dye Tracing Study on the Kansas River to Aid in Protecting Water Supplies

U.S. Geological Survey scientists and partners will inject a harmless, bright red fluorescent dye into the Kansas River at numerous locations...

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