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October 2000
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Paleontology
 
Fossils in the Oil Patch
Employment of and support for paleontologists in industry is on the decline at a time when paleontological data is increasingly important for understanding global issues and finding new oil reservoirs.
Martin B. Farley and John M. Armentrout
INVESTIGATIVE REPORT
The Trouble with Fossil Thieves
In the world of fossil collecting, the line between legal and illegal is sometimes hard to see.
Christina Reed and Laura Wright
Geotimes - October 2000 Political Scene
What Johnny Really Needs to Know
Science students need to learn more than the scientific
method to manage life byond the degree.

Geophenomena
An Eruption at Piton de la Fournaise
Witnessing the stirrings of one of
the world's most active volcanoes.

Coming in November: Technology in the Earth Sciences; Energy Policy on the Campaign Trail

ON THE COVER DEPARTMENTS
cover.html Fuxianhuia is an arthropod from the Lower Cambrian Chengjiang Fauna in Yunnan Province, China. The exceptional preservation of early animals from this deposit is similar to the Middle Cambrian fossils of the Burgess Shale, providing an important window into the Cambrian metazoan radiation. Photo by Chip Clark of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History. departments.html  

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