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Geochemist raises questions about carbon sequestration at Goldschmidt Conference
As carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere rise, policy makers and scientists are looking at new ways to tackle the problems associated with the greenhouse gas.  View News Article (2010-06-16)


History book of lakes
Does man, through the felling of trees, alpine farming and atmospheric metal pollution produce a more negative effect on lakes than do natural changes, such as climate and vegetation? How long does it take until environmental protection measures actually show effect in lakes? Karin Koinig from the Institute of Zoology and Limnology at the University of Innsbruck tries to find an answer to this... View News Article (2001-02-22)


Glaciers Contribute Significant Iron to North Atlantic Ocean
All living organisms rely on iron as an essential nutrient. In the ocean, iron's abundance or scarcity means all the difference as it fuels the growth of plankton, the base of the ocean's food web. View News Article (2013-03-12)


Water, water, everywhere... but is it safe to drink?
Over the last couple of generations, there has been a huge amount of groundwater pollution worldwide, and this has had a negative impact on our drinking water supply," says Barbara Sherwood Lollar, Canada Research Chair in Isotope Geochemistry of the Earth and the Environment at the University of Toronto.  View News Article (2011-02-22)


Virginia Tech geoscientists resolve inconsistent data on crystal growth, dissolution
Virginia Tech Geoscientists Patricia Dove and Nizhou Han have demonstrated that crystals dissolve and grow by the same set of analogous 'reversed' mechanisms. View News Article (2005-10-18)


Nationwide Radium Testing of Groundwater Shows Most Susceptible Regions are Central U.S. and East Coast
Groundwater in aquifers on the East Coast and in the Central U.S. has the highest risk of contamination from radium, a naturally occurring radioactive element and known carcinogen.  View News Article (2012-02-16)


Durham diamond expert reports to the White House
The US Government has called in a University of Durham geologist for advice on diamonds in an effort to crack down on the illegal gems-for-arms trade. Dr Graham Pearson is one of a group of international experts and government representatives invited tot he White House Diamond Conference, convened in conjunction with The National Economic Council, National Security Council, Department of State,... View News Article (2001-01-16)


Earth's dynamic interior
Seeking to better understand the composition of the lowermost part of Earth's mantle, located nearly 2,900 kilometers (1,800 miles) below the surface, a team of Arizona State University researchers has developed new simulations that depict the dynamics of deep Earth. View News Article (2014-03-31)


Groundwater unaffected by shale gas production in Arkansas
A new study by scientists at Duke University and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) finds no evidence of groundwater contamination from shale gas production in Arkansas. View News Article (2013-05-16)


No matter the drilling method, natural gas is a much-needed tool to battle global warming
No matter how you drill it, using natural gas as an energy source is a smart move in the battle against global climate change and a good transition step on the road toward low-carbon energy from wind, solar and nuclear power. View News Article (2012-07-11)

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