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In a period of toxic federal politics, Earth Day attracts thoughtful analysis

At National Geographic, Brian Clark Howard produced a feature on 48 wins in 48 years — a list of “the biggest milestones in environmental protection,” year-by-year, since Earth Day 1970.

Just in time for Earth Day, a bunch of stuff to remind you how a simple idea got so completely, and farcically, commercialized

I've lost patience with pitches that use supposed earth-friendliness to sell products that offer no significant benefit.

Wind is becoming one of the biggest job producers in west Texas

Workers are climbing wind turbines to the middle class

Community colleges — and at least one high school — are starting programs to train students for these in-demand occupations.

This week's MinnPost Quiz: water, weight, and wolves
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This week's MinnPost Quiz: water, weight, and wolves

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Bison slaughter’s destructive legacy for Native Americans
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Bison slaughter’s destructive legacy for Native Americans

When the bison were exterminated from North America, indigenous populations lost an inch of height in just a generation.

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