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Lots to love: Counting the world’s lakes

Minnesota has about five percent of America’s lakewater right here, with a total volume of 66 cubic miles (not counting Lake Superior). That’s about twice as much as a typical state.

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Could millions of wind-powered pumps reverse the loss of Arctic sea ice?

Could millions of wind-powered pumps reverse the loss of Arctic sea ice?

The cost would be huge, but then so is the extent of damage associated with this rapidly accelerating transformation.

How the bees you know are killing the bees you don’t
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How the bees you know are killing the bees you don’t

Commercially managed bumblebees and honey bees may be contributing to wild pollinator decline.