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Mineralogy Database

Mineralogy Database | kpcgeology111 | Scoop.it
Complete, up-to-date, mineral database containing 4,714 mineral species descriptions and comprehensive picture library of images.
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Welcome to mygeoscience place

Welcome to mygeoscience place | kpcgeology111 | Scoop.it

This is the site you can go to for your homework and information from our textbook! It is a great site.

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i-Geology: Solution on the rocks

i-Geology: Solution on the rocks | kpcgeology111 | Scoop.it
We talk to two geologists, Seet Chin Peng and Dr Saim Suratman, and a specialist in engineering hydrogeology, Dr Azuhan Mohamed, about the role of geology in environment conservation. They will be speaking at the ...
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Oxfam sues over oil, mining payments to governments - Reuters

Oxfam sues over oil, mining payments to governments - Reuters | kpcgeology111 | Scoop.it
Oxfam sues over oil, mining payments to governmentsReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - Oxfam America sued the US Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday to try to get the SEC to force oil, gas and mining companies to disclose how much they pay to...
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'Exorbitant' Zim Mining Fees Will Not Be Reviewed - AllAfrica.com

'Exorbitant' Zim Mining Fees Will Not Be Reviewed - AllAfrica.com | kpcgeology111 | Scoop.it
'Exorbitant' Zim Mining Fees Will Not Be ReviewedAllAfrica.comBy Alex Bell, 16 May 2012 New mining fees in Zimbabwe, which have been condemned as 'exorbitant', will not be reviewed, after Mines Minister Obert Mpofu said the new fees were proving...
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Seven New Meat-Eating Dinosaurs Found in South Eastern ...

Seven New Meat-Eating Dinosaurs Found in South Eastern ... | kpcgeology111 | Scoop.it
A team of paleontologists and volunteers has discovered remains of at least seven different killer dinosaurs that once lived in what is now south-eastern Australia.
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Why are U.S. taxpayers subsidizing coal mining? | Grist

Why are U.S. taxpayers subsidizing coal mining? | Grist | kpcgeology111 | Scoop.it
Over the last 30 years, this has amounted to a $28.9 billion subsidy to the coal mining industry and helped coal maintain its large share of US electricity generation by keeping coal prices artificially low, as explained in a report ...
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2000 People Apply To Build Asteroid Mining Robots

2000 People Apply To Build Asteroid Mining Robots | kpcgeology111 | Scoop.it
Even in a tough economy when a firm advertises that it needs engineers to design the next generation robot to mine asteroids in near Earth orbit the response.
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Brazilians battle rising flood waters

In Brazil, water levels on one of the Amazon's main rivers are rising dangerously fast.
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Flooding And Torrential Rain In China Affect More Than 5 Million - International Business Times

Flooding And Torrential Rain In China Affect More Than 5 Million - International Business Times | kpcgeology111 | Scoop.it
International Business TimesFlooding And Torrential Rain In China Affect More Than 5 MillionInternational Business TimesChinese media reported on Monday that in Hunan province, one of the worst-hit areas, more than 2.91 million had been affected...
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UCs Dedication to Environment Sprouts Nationwide Recognition - The Bottom Line

UCs Dedication to Environment Sprouts Nationwide Recognition - The Bottom Line | kpcgeology111 | Scoop.it
The Bottom LineUCs Dedication to Environment Sprouts Nationwide RecognitionThe Bottom LineThe University of California was among 10 academic institutions chosen to receive the Climate Leadership Award in response to its dedication to environmental...
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Seabed test mimics carbon dioxide release - BBC News

Seabed test mimics carbon dioxide release - BBC News | kpcgeology111 | Scoop.it
BBC NewsSeabed test mimics carbon dioxide releaseBBC NewsBy Richard Black Environment correspondent, BBC News Scientists are beginning a month-long experiment in Scottish waters to study the impact of a possible leak from an undersea carbon dioxide...
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Geology.com: News and Information for Geology & Earth Science

Geology.com: News and Information for Geology & Earth Science | kpcgeology111 | Scoop.it
Geology and Earth Science current events, news, articles, dictionary, satellite images, career information, reference maps, and more.
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Dinosaur of the Week: Armchair Paleontology: Newly "Invented ...

Dinosaur of the Week: Armchair Paleontology: Newly "Invented ... | kpcgeology111 | Scoop.it
Basal stegosaurids. Not really "invented" so much as evolved, but a new family, even through evolution, is technically an invention of life and in China was born a new family, the stegosaurids, and their first member appears to ...
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Geologist says fault line, not fracking, to blame for East Texas earthquakes | KETK

Geologist says fault line, not fracking, to blame for East Texas earthquakes | KETK | kpcgeology111 | Scoop.it
RT @geolsoc: RT @Geosci_Journal: Geologist says fault line, not fracking, to blame for East Texas earthquakes http://t.co/nWs5iETa #Geology #Earth...
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Tempting mining valuations aren't hard to resist - Reuters Blogs (blog)

Tempting mining valuations aren't hard to resist - Reuters Blogs (blog) | kpcgeology111 | Scoop.it
Brisbane TimesTempting mining valuations aren't hard to resistReuters Blogs (blog)By Kevin Allison By Kevin Allison It's easy to see the temptation to pile into mining industry bellwethers BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto after the sector's recent...
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Dinosaur of the Week: Armchair Paleontology: Popular Culture Day

Dinosaur of the Week: Armchair Paleontology: Popular Culture Day | kpcgeology111 | Scoop.it
Yangchuanosaurus has many popular culture outlets borrowing its image detailing its facts. Some not in a very detailed way; for instance Dinosaur Train so far has only used the animal as part of its alphabet song.
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Burdens of Extraction — The Growing Coal Mining Industry in ...

Burdens of Extraction — The Growing Coal Mining Industry in ... | kpcgeology111 | Scoop.it
But a torrent of new investments in mineral leases, coal mines, and excavating equipment is changing the look of the local economy and giving Muswellbrooke the most significant development boost it has ever seen.
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Russian billionaire Prokhorov files for copper-nickel Toronto IPO

Russian billionaire Prokhorov files for copper-nickel Toronto IPO | kpcgeology111 | Scoop.it
JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Move over Mark Zuckerberg. Russia's Mikhail Prokhorov, who Forbes ranks as the 58th richest person globally, has filed a prospectus to list his Intergeo MMC in Toronto, announcing ...
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Mining Industry 'to Spend $20bn on Renewable Energy and ...

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Worldwide investment by the mining industry in renewable energy and energy conservation will reach about $8.4 billion by 2016 and nearly $20 billion by 2020, according to a new report from Pike Re...
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215 flooding spots in Mumbai identified - Times of India

215 flooding spots in Mumbai identified - Times of India | kpcgeology111 | Scoop.it
215 flooding spots in Mumbai identifiedTimes of IndiaMUMBAI: The BMC has identified 215 flooding spots in the city, of which 76 are in the island city, 79 are in the western suburbs and the remaining are in the eastern suburbs.
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Chemicals in environment 'damaging male fertility' - BBC News

Chemicals in environment 'damaging male fertility' - BBC News | kpcgeology111 | Scoop.it
BBC NewsChemicals in environment 'damaging male fertility'BBC NewsNew evidence has emerged that suggests chemicals routinely found in the environment could be damaging fertility in some men.
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Ocean temperature made Queensland floods worse: study - Sydney Morning Herald

Ocean temperature made Queensland floods worse: study - Sydney Morning Herald | kpcgeology111 | Scoop.it
Ocean temperature made Queensland floods worse: studySydney Morning HeraldAbnormally high ocean temperatures off the coast of northern Australia contributed to the extreme rainfall that flooded three-quarters of Queensland over the summer of...
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