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The 'egg carton' stromatolites at the Trendall Reserve are among the oldest known structures regarded as biogenic in origin.  Photo courtesy of dmp.wa.gov.au New fossils show life on Earth at least 3.7bn years old Life on Earth is even older than we though - fossils dating back a staggering 3.7 billion years have been discovered.
01 сентября 2016
Cambridge University Professor James Jackson. Photo courtesy of radiotochka.kz Devastating earthquake in Kazakhstan both distant and imminent: Cambridge Professor Almaty city in southern Kazakhstan should study active seismic faults to be better prepared for a new devastating earthquake that is "more likely to happen than not".
09 сентября 2014
Strong earthquake shakes western Iran: US monitors A strong 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck western Iran on Monday, the US Geological survey which monitors quakes worldwide reported.
18 августа 2014
Strong quake shakes Mexico A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake shook southern Mexico and the nation's capital early Saturday, two days after a similar temblor rattled the country.
10 мая 2014
A woman gestures next to a patient evacuated from the hospital following an earthquake in Chiang Rain in northern Thailand. ©Reuters/Stringer One dead, 23 injured in Thai quake: official An elderly woman died and 23 other people were injured after a strong earthquake shook northern Thailand, an official said Tuesday, as aftershocks continued to rattle the mountainous region popular with tourists.
06 мая 2014
The star on the map shows the location of a 6.7 magnitude earthquake reported off Vancouver Island in Canada. Photo courtesy of latimes.com Strong 6.6 earthquake strikes off Canada's Vancouver island: USGS An earthquake measuring 6.6 struck late Wednesday off Canada's Vancouver island in the Pacific, the US Geological Survey said.
24 апреля 2014
Powerful quake rattles Mexico A powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake rattled Mexico's capital and Pacific coast on Friday, shaking buildings, bringing down walls and prompting people to rush into the street.
19 апреля 2014
Greenland. ©Reuters/Michael Studinger Preglacial landscape found deep under Greenland ice US geologists said Thursday they have uncovered a preglacial tundra landscape preserved for 2.7 million years far below the Greenland ice sheet.
19 апреля 2014
©Reuters/Henry Romero Mass extinction happened fast: study Something wiped out nearly all life on Earth more than 250 million years ago, and whatever unleashed this mass die-off acted much faster than previously thought.
11 февраля 2014
Kefalonia, Greece. Photo courtesy of wikipedia.org Strong earthquake rattles Greek island A strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck near the Greek island of Cephalonia in the Ionian Sea early Monday, the the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported.
03 февраля 2014
Land bulge clue to aviation threat from volcanoes Bulging in land that occurs before a volcano erupts points to how much ash will be spewed into the sky, providing a useful early warning for aviation.
14 января 2014
Magma clue to Earth's super-volcanoes Geologists on Sunday reported insights into super-volcanoes, the brooding, enigmatic giants of Earth's crust whose eruptions are as catastrophic as they are rare.
06 января 2014
A boring rig. Photo © Ria Novosti 40 subsurface use contracts to be terminated in Kazakhstan Around 40 contracts on subsurface use will be terminated in Kazakhstan by the end of the year.
12 ноября 2013
Galym Nurzhanov. Photo courtesy of KazGeologia  Kazakhstan not aware of its subsurface contents Up to now some core samples are send abroad as Kazakhstan is still facing shortage of duly certified laboratories that would meet the applicable international standards.
08 ноября 2013
©RIA Novosti Eurasia geological project costs $500 million Implementation of Eurasia project of onshore and offshore exploration of deep horizons of the pre-Caspian basin will require $500 million.
29 октября 2013
©REUTERS Kazakhstan to spend $1 billion on geological exploration Kazakhstan is planing to invest 164 billion tenge in geological exploration before 2019.
08 октября 2013
Photo courtesy of newswhip.com Monster volcano is one of the biggest in Solar System Geologists on Thursday announced they had uncovered a stupendous volcano that is the biggest in the world and rivals the greatest in the Solar System.
07 сентября 2013
Scientists may have found Brazilian 'Atlantis' Brazilian geologists announced the discovery, 1,500 kilometers (900 miles) from Rio, of what could be part of the continent submerged when the Atlantic Ocean was formed.
08 мая 2013
Charyn canyon a large canyon in southeastern Kazakhstan. Photo courtesy of kazgeo.kz 40 Geological Parks could be opened in Kazakhstan Kazakhstan researches are going to open 40 geological parks in Kazakhstan, where the Earth’s geological history can be traced visually.
28 февраля 2013
©RIA Novosti Kazakhstan mulls to restore geological research Kazakhstan Minister of Industry and New Technologies talked about the measures to revive geological research to be taken until 2030.
24 июля 2012
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