Lithosphere

Magnitude 2.6 earthquake rocked parts of Southern California

According to the US Geological Survey, a magnitude 2.6 earthquake centered approximately east of Anaheim shook Orange County and other parts of southern California on Thursday May 27. Cali earthquake (Photo: Getty Images) At around 5:07 p.m., the earthquake struck. According to the USGS, the epicenter was about two and …

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Is carbon farming the “culture” of the future?

Growing awareness and concern for the environment, changes in government policy, America’s return to the Paris Agreement and high demand for carbon offsets all indicate an appetite for a different type of agricultural crop – carbon. There is growing interest in the possibilities of carbon farming. (Photo Texas A&M AgriLife) …

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Alarm over unprecedented accumulation of mercury in Pacific Ocean trenches – Eurasia Review

A scientific article recently published in Nature Publishing’s Scientific reports The newspaper found unprecedented amounts of highly toxic mercury being deposited in the deepest trenches in the Pacific Ocean. The study, a multinational effort involving scientists from Denmark, Canada, Germany and Japan, reports the first-ever direct measurements of mercury deposition …

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Spinoffs could help unlock lithium industry for Alberta

Reading time: 4 minutes Alberta’s oil and gas fields could be in store for another natural resource boom thanks to University of Alberta-based lithium mining technology with the ability to unlock the growing metal. more valuable. Dan Alessi Faculty of Science geochemist Dan Alessi, professor in the Department of Earth …

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