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  • UC Merced professor named Carnegie Distinguished Immigrant

    Asmeret Asefaw Berhe Courtesy UC Merced Every Fourth of July, the Carnegie Corporation of New York honors the legacy of its founder Andrew Carnegie, by recognizing an extraordinary group of immigrants, that are now naturalized American citizens, who have made notable contributions to the progress of American society. This year, soil biogeochemistry Professor, and Ted and Jan Falasco Endowed Chair…

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    A statue at The Hills Golf Club in New Zealand.

    3 great golf courses with amazingly cool and unique features

    By: Desi Isaacson July 5, 2020 The Seated Man figure at The Hills Golf Club is one of several pieces of art around the course. This one sits by the first green and is about 10 feet tall. @thehillsgolfclub Instagram Some golf courses are just more unique than others. These elements might not directly impact your round of golf, but…

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    Magnitude 5.5 Earthquake Registered Near Alaska - US Geological Survey

    Magnitude 5.5 Earthquake Registered Near Alaska – US Geological Survey

    Sumaira FH 26 minutes ago Sun 05th July 2020 | 06:40 PM MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – 05th July, 2020) A 5.5 magnitude earthquake was registered on Sunday in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of the US State of Alaska, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake was registered at 08:53 GMT at the depth of 10…

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    Could fake white sand on Turkish beaches that cause lung disease affect Greek islands? 3

    Could Fake White Sand On Turkish Beaches That Cause Lung Disease Affect Greek Islands?

    Turkey’s General Directorate of Minerals Technical and Exploration (MTA) reported that the material laid on “white sand beaches” in Halicarnassus (Ἁλικαρνασσό: Turkish, Bodrum) is actually silica (quartz) sand. The teams of the Provincial Directorate of Environment and Urbanization and Halicarnassus Municipality investigated that some beaches belonging to resorts poured quartz dust instead of white sand. In the study, it was…

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    Ancient volcanoes in southwestern Utah unleashed the largest landslides known to science

    The Markagunt Plateau is considered the top step in the Grand Staircase, the landscape that descends from the roof of southwestern Utah into the basement of the Grand Canyon. Back in the 1970s, students exploring the region discovered what persisted as a geological mystery for decades: Older volcanic rocks covered more recently formed stones on the 11,000-foot plateau. “What in…

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    JUDGE JAMES P. CHURCHILL | The County Press

      JUDGE JAMES P. CHURCHILL, of Harbor Springs (formerly of Imlay City, Vassar, Grosse Pointe and Bay City) died on June 29, 2020. He was born on April 10, 1924, to Howard H. Churchill and Faye Erma (Shurte) Churchill of Imlay City. James Churchill graduated from Imlay City High School in 1941. He served in a field artillery battery of…

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    Would offshore oil incentives help us right now? Be careful what you wish for

    An oil rig sits off in the distance in Bay Bulls. Based on our offshore history, incentives for oil exploration come with a price, writes guest columnist Patrick Laracy. (Submitted by Tyson Hodder) This column is an opinion by Patrick Laracy, a geologist and lawyer in the petroleum and mineral industries. For more information about CBC’s Opinion section, please see the FAQ. There appears to…

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    ‘I can’t even enjoy this.’ #BlackBirdersWeek organizer shares her struggles as a black scientist | Science

    Corina Newsome—one of the #BlackBirdersWeek organizers—is a graduate student who studies seaside sparrows in coastal marshes. Katherine Arntzen, Georgia Southern University By Katie LanginJun. 5, 2020 , 4:35 PM This week, black scientists and recreational birders flocked to Twitter for #BlackBirdersWeek. “Nature is my favorite place to be, & I’ve been fortunate enough [to] use my PhD to travel & be…

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    Garden book review: ‘Spirit of Place: The Making of a New England Garden’

    “Spirit of Place: The Making of a New England Garden” by Bill Noble ($35, Timber Press): “Journey” is the first word that comes to my mind as I read Noble’s enchanting, 288-page book. The reader is taken through his experience of searching for, selecting and creating a stunning New England garden on Bragg Hill in Norwich, Vermont. The journey begins…

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    AP demands a revised policy on geology, mining activities in J&K

    Srinagar, Jul 4: Urging the Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory (UT) government to formulate a revised policy to address the issues pertaining to viability of industrial units, Apni Party (AP) on Saturday said the authorities must allow extraction and lifting of raw material including stones, sand and aggregate on Short Term Permit basis. The government must address the issues pertaining…

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