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AEG Advocacy Committee report
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The AEG Advocacy Committee: What is that? Phyllis Steckel provides background on the committee and its upcoming plans. As Steckel says, "the times, they are a-changin'." AEG's Advocacy Committee is both responding to and anticipating the changes in both the business and political world in which we now practice.
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Now is the time to renew your AEG membership!
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The weather is getting colder, and that can only mean one thing: It is time to renew your AEG membership. Members must renew by December 15 to be listed in the AEG Directory. Visit the AEG website, and renew now to ensure your listing and the continued benefit of AEG membership.

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Check the calendar for Section holiday meetings
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Visit the AEG website to check out a list of AEG Section holiday meetings and events, including Kansas City-Omaha, St. Louis, Washington and Sacramento. Dates and details are listed under "Upcoming Events" in the right column of the homepage.

Don't see your Section's event? Be sure to submit details to be included.

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Golden Fleece myth was based on real events, geologists contend
Science News
Jason and the Argonauts' mythic quest for the Golden Fleece took inspiration from an actual voyage sometime between 3,300 and 3,500 years ago, scientists say. Jason went from Greece to a kingdom near the Black Sea renowned for using sheepskins to collect gold grains and flakes from mountain streams.
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Science highlights
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Hope for corals as baby reef-builders cope with acidifying oceans
SpaceDaily
While the threat of coral bleaching as a result of climate change poses a serious risk to the future of coral reefs worldwide, new research has found that some baby corals may be able to cope with the negative effects of ocean acidification.
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Himalaya tectonic dam with a discharge
Geology Times
The Himalaya features some of the most impressive gorges on Earth that have been formed by rivers. The geologic history of the famous Tsangpo Gorge, in the eastern Himalaya, now needs to be rewritten.
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