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Minnesota and Wisconsin’s own Platteville limestone totally rocks

The stone is characterized by its gray color, rough texture, and many fossils.

An Arctic shark breaks a record for longevity, with span of up to 500 years

The ocean is where the old-age action is, and until quite recently the most senior survivor among the vertebrates was the bowhead whale, at 211 years.

Louisiana suffers flooding of historic proportions

Louisiana suffers flooding of historic proportions, and many see climate as a driver

Though slow to grasp the enormity of last week’s flooding around Baton Rouge, the media have surged back with solid and sophisticated reporting on a weather/climate disaster.