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 03/11/11 Massive 9.0 Magnitude Earthquake and Tsunami Hit Japan

 08/19/10 Marine Scientists, Students Find Widespread Floating Plastic Debris in North Atlantic Ocean

 08/18/10 Deadly Tonga Earthquake Revealed as Three Big Quakes

 08/18/10 New Computer Model Advances Climate Change Research

 08/12/10 Extended Period of Lower Solar Activity Linked to Changes in Sun's Conveyor Belt

 08/11/10 Oldest Earth Mantle Reservoir Discovered

 08/02/10 Triggers of Volcanic Eruptions in Oregon's Mount Hood Investigated

 07/17/10 Gulf Oil Spill: Mississippi River Hydrology May Help Reduce Oil Onshore

 07/08/10 New Findings Indicate Sediment Composition Affected the Strength of Sumatran Earthquake

 06/17/10 Caribbean Coral Reef Protection Efforts Miss the Mark

 06/14/10 Mysterious Clouds Produced When Aircraft Inadvertently Cause Rain or Snow

 05/16/10 Unprecedented Warming in East Africa's Lake Tanganyika

 05/13/10 Silver Tells a Story of Early Earth: Water Here Since Planet's Very Early Days

 04/30/10 Pollution Speeds up Snow Melt in Europe and Asia

 04/29/10 Oil Spill in Gulf of Mexico

 04/25/10 Soil Microbes Produce Less Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Than Expected With Global Warming

 04/23/10 Even in the Desert, Plants Feel the Heat of Global Warming

 04/22/10 Scientists Study "Glaciovolcanoes," Mountains of Fire and Ice

 04/15/10 “Missing” Heat May Affect Future Climate Change

 04/08/10 Geologists Uncover Major Ancient Human Ancestor in South Africa

 04/02/10 Dust-on-Snow: On Spring Winds, Something Wicked Thus Way Comes

 03/29/10 Climate Helped Bring Angkor to Its Knees

 03/25/10 Pollution from Asia Circles Globe at Stratospheric Heights

 03/17/10 Prescribed Burns May Help Reduce U.S. Carbon Footprint

 03/04/10 Revisiting Chicxulub

 03/04/10 Methane Releases from Arctic Shelf May Be Much Larger and Faster Than Anticipated

 03/04/10 Scientists Find Signs of “Snowball Earth” Amidst Early Animal Evolution

 02/27/10 Massive Earthquake Shakes Chile

 02/25/10 Forest Tree Species Diversity Depends on Individual Variation

 02/25/10 More than One: Long-Reining Microbe Controlling Ocean Nitrogen Shares the Throne

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