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An earthquake measuring magnitude 6.7 has struck Papua New Guinea, with an even bigger aftershock measuring 7.1.

2015-05-02


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Britain prepares to welcome its first new metal-producing mine in more than 50 years.

2015-05-05


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Key messages (all observations based on available cloud free satellite imagery)

2015-05-06


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Galashiels resident Ongdi Sherpa knows just how difficult the relief operation will be in his native Nepal, following April’s earthquake.

2015-05-07


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An international group of scientists has proposed that fallout from hundreds of nuclear weapons tests in the late 1940s to early 1960s could be used to mark the dawn of a new geological age in Earth history - the Anthropocene.

2015-05-11


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A powerful aftershock that struck Nepal today (May 12) has triggered new landslides on slopes already weakened by the April 25 earthquake, experts said.

2015-05-12


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VIRTALIS’ GeoVisionary software is being used by the Tellus Project – an airborne geophysical survey and ground-based soil survey currently in operation in the Irish North Midlands.

2015-05-15


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The UK is actively looking at the potential production of shale gas and, as a result, the country’s extractive minerals industry is looking at the role it can play in providing minerals that could be used in hydraulic fracturing (fracking).

2015-05-15


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Magnitude 4.2 quake affects Canterbury, Margate and Whitstable, with people jolted from sleep and taking to social media to express their alarm

2015-05-22


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High-resolution satellite imagery can help the country assess hazards from landslides and save lives

2015-05-29


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BUILDINGS rattled along the Harwich coast as a magnitude 4.2 earthquake hit Kent in the early hours last Friday.

2015-05-30