July 11, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Geothermal power facility induces earthquakes, study finds

An analysis of earthquakes in the area around the Salton Sea Geothermal Field in southern California has found a strong correlation between seismic activity and operations for production of geothermal power, which involve pumping water into and out of … Continue reading

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June 6, 2013
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‘Caldas tear’ resolves puzzling seismic activity beneath Colombia

Colombia sits atop a complex geological area where three tectonic plates are interacting, producing seismicity patterns that have puzzled seismologists for years. Now seismologists have identified the “Caldas tear,” which is a break in a slab that sepa… Continue reading

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April 29, 2013
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No Redoubt: Volcanic eruption forecasting improved

Forecasting volcanic eruptions with success is heavily dependent on recognizing well-established patterns of pre-eruption unrest in the monitoring data. But in order to develop better monitoring procedures, it is also crucial to understand volcanic eru… Continue reading

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March 27, 2013
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Whale songs discovered in seismic recordings

When recording seismic activity on the ocean floor, researchers unwittingly recorded whale songs, creating decades worth of data on songs for science. Continue reading

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April 25, 2012
by Henry Henderson
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Fracking in Ohio

Henry Henderson, Director, Midwest Program NRDC, Chicago, Illinois
Listen to the fracking fanatics in Ohio and you are likely to hear lots about the economic possibility, but a whole lot less about its economic and environmental liabili… Continue reading

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October 28, 2011
by Amanda Maxwell
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Latin America Climate, Energy and Environment News 10/23-10/28/2011

Amanda Maxwell, Latin America Advocate, Washington, DC
Chile
Chile’s National Emergency Office of the Interior Ministry (ONEMI) has declared a red alert for seismic activity of the Hudson Volcano. The alert affects the areas … Continue reading

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