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Manmade earthquakes in Oklahoma on the decline

New regulations in Oklahoma that call for reductions in the amount of wastewater being injected into seismically active areas should significantly decrease the rate of manmade, or "induced," earthquakes in the state, Stanford ...

dateNov 30, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Arctic sea-ice growth slower than ever

ESA's CryoSat satellite has found that the Arctic has one of the lowest volumes of sea ice of any November, matching record lows in 2011 and 2012. Early winter growth of ice in the Arctic has been about 10% lower than usual.

dateNov 30, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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