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California Religious Centers Go Brown For The Environment

Temples of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints are known for being surrounded by lush greenery -- flowers, trees, and wide, expansive lawns.<p>But the immaculate lawn of The Los Angeles California Temple is turning a rough, dry brown.<p>When temple officials heard Gov. Jerry Brown call for a …

Drought cuts power production of California dams

Shasta Dam, looming more than 600 feet tall and gatekeeper of the largest man-made lake in California, was designed to perform two crucial functions: Store water and generate power.<p>And for decades, the massive concrete structure has channeled water to cities and farms while generating up to 710 …

Hydroelectric Power

Earthquake in Northern Chile : Image of the Day

A 7.8 earthquake rattled northern Chile on June 13, 2005, at 6:44 p.m. local time, killing 11 and leaving hundreds homeless, according to the …

Why Is Oklahoma Now The Earthquake Capital Of The U.S?

With mounting evidence that the fracking industry is causing a dramatic rise in seismic activity in Oklahoma, a growing chorus is calling for a …

EARTH. It's A Very Neat Place

May 13, 2015 | No Comments » | Topics: Interesting<p>Cave of Crystals, Mexico<p>Massive beams of selenite dwarf explorers in the Cave of Crystals in Naica, …

Michigan, Texas, Mississippi, California, Idaho And Washington All Jolted By Significant Earthquakes

Did you know that Michigan was just hit by the worst earthquake that state has seen in more than 60 years? In recent days, there has been a series of …

University of Florida

Why Africans must join forces to protect scarce water resources

African water resources are under increasing stress and the continent is likely to face significant water shortages by 2030. Population growth …

More Fatal Earthquakes to Come, Geologists Warn. #Auspol #ClimateChange

The untold – and terrifying – story behind the earthquake that devastated Nepal last Saturday morning begins with something that sounds quite benign. …

War crime: NATO deliberately destroyed Libya's water infrastructure

The deliberate destruction of a nation's water infrastructure, with the knowledge that doing so would result in massive deaths of the population as a …

Nepal Earthquake Causes Himalaya to Sink 3 Feet

If you're looking for an indication of just how powerful the earthquake that hit Nepal on April 25 truly was, than look no further than this story. …

Nepal Earthquake Highlights Dangers of Dam-Building in Tibet

Although the precise picture is still unclear, it’s likely that Nepal’s huge earthquake in April 2015 wreaked major damage on more than a dozen …

What The US Can Learn From Australia To Avoid A Mad Max Future

The drought is no longer a California problem. The Colorado River, which supplies water to one-eighth of the population of the United States, is now …

Raising groundwater keeps valleys from sinking: Santa Clara Valley, Calif.

Plus other new articles published online for Geosphere on May 13, 2015<p>Boulder, Colo., USA - California and other parts of the western U.S. are …

Oil CEO Wanted University Quake Scientists Dismissed: Dean's E-Mail

Oil tycoon Harold Hamm told a University of Oklahoma dean last year that he wanted certain scientists there dismissed who were studying links between …

Earthquake: 3.2 quake strikes near Mammoth Lakes, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Friday evening 16 miles from Mammoth Lakes, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 7:46 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 3.7 miles.<p>According to the USGS, the epicenter was 67 miles from Clovis, Calif.<p>In the last 10 …

Southern California

This terrifying map shows how much the earth moved during the Nepal earthquakes

On April 25, 2015, the Earth moved violently in Nepal. A magnitude 7.8 earthquake killed more than 8,000 people, injured at least 19,000, and …

The Ghosts of Laprak

How life in a small mountainous village was turned upside down by Nepal’s deadly earthquake — loved ones lost, homes destroyed. BuzzFeed News’ Anup Kaphle brings the first in-depth report from Laprak, near the quake’s epicenter.<p>LAPRAK, Nepal — It was a quiet Saturday in Laprak. With the village’s …

Natural Disasters

International News | Latest World News, Videos & Photos -ABC News - ABC News

Former employee of Queen Elizabeth speaks on the royal wedding<p>Harry, Markle take carriage ride through Windsor<p>Harry, Markle take their first kiss as …

Royal Weddings