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A third of the world's biggest groundwater basins are in distress

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — Two new studies show that civilization is rapidly draining some of its largest groundwater basins, yet there is little to no accurate data about how much water remains in them. Read More
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Biggest Ring Around Saturn Just Got Supersized

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Saturn's giant newfound ring is even larger than previously thought, spanning an area of skynearly 7,000 times larger than Saturn itself, researchers say. Read More
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Colorado's biggest storms can happen any time, study shows

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — In a state known for its dramatic weather and climate, Colorado's history of extreme precipitation varies considerably by season and location, according to a new study. Decision makers -- often facing increased pressure to consider climate change information -- typically turn to historical averages to understand when and where extreme rain, hail and snow happen in the state. But those averages of Read More
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Biggest Asteroid Impact Zone Found Under Australia

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Sometime between 300 million and 600 million years ago, a massive space rock split in two before colliding with the planet. Read More
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Floods created home of Europe's biggest waterfall

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — A massive canyon that is home to Europe's most powerful waterfall was created in a matter of days by extreme flooding, new research reveals. Read More
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World's Biggest Trove of Gold Built by Ancient 'Secret Agents'

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http://feedproxy.google.com — The world's biggest gold deposit may have been formed through the action of ancient volcanic flows and primitive microbes. Read More
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Biggest fish in the ocean receives international protection

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — Tuna and other fish species may congregate around whale sharks, but new rule reduces the chance that the giant sea creatures could get caught in nets targeting those species. Read More
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Melting Greenland ice sheet is biggest contributor to sea level rise

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http://www.enn.com — As the largest single chunk of melting snow and ice in the world, the massive ice sheet that covers about 80 percent of Greenland is recognized as the biggest potential contributor to rising sea levels due to glacial meltwater.Until now, however, scientists’ attention has mostly focused on the ice sheet’s aquamarine lakes — bodies of meltwater that tend to abruptly drain — and on monster Read More
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