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4.4 Billion-Year-Old Zircon Crystal is Oldest Known Piece of the Earth's Crust (February 25, 2014): A 4.4 billion-year-old microscopic zircon crystal found in Western Australia is the oldest known piece of the Earth's crust.
Google Launches Site That Tracks Deforestation in Near Real-Time (February 21, 2014): Google has launched a new website that monitors deforestation in near real-time.
Oregon Chub Expected to Be First Fish Removed From Endangered Species List (February 4, 2014): The Oregon chub is proposed as the first fish to be removed from the Endangered Species List . The small minnow was listed as endangered in 1993.
Scientists Say Earthworm Poo Could Provide Window Into Past Climates (July 10, 2013): Scientists say earthworm poo could provide a window into past climates.
Heat-related Deaths in Manhattan Projected to Rise 20% in 2020s (May 20, 2013): A new study from Columbia University's Earth Institute and the Mailman School of Public Health projects heat-related deaths to climb 20% in the 2020s.
NASA's GROVER to Explore Greenland Ice Sheet (May 1, 2013):
Sinkholes Can Occur Anywhere in Florida (March 6, 2013):
NASA Aquarius Reveals Findings From One Year of Measuring Earth's Salty Seas (February 28, 2013):
Ice Boulders Found on Shore of Lake Michigan (February 26, 2013):
Dutch Scientists Determine Mealworms Would Make Good Sustainable Protein (January 25, 2013):
Germany's Norderoogsand Island Has Formed Over the Past Ten Years (January 19, 2013):
Rare Haleakala Silversword Threatened by Climate Change (January 16, 2013):
Scientists Warn Fish May Shrink by as Much as 24% by 2050 (October 1, 2012):
NASA Says Arctic Cyclone Helped Break Up Sea Ice in August (September 23, 2012):
Very Large and Unusual Odor Event: Salton Sea Blamed for Rotten Egg Smell in Los Angeles (September 12, 2012):
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