Skip to Content

Support MinnPost

The Metropolitan Council generously supports MinnPost's environmental coverage; learn why

Environment

Letter from Letchworth State Park: The bridge over 'Grand Canyon of the East'

Testing an 8-year-old's memory of terror in a beautiful place.

The fragile ground beneath 66 million barrels of oil

The fragile ground beneath 66 million barrels of oil

Wastewater from oil drilling is triggering earthquakes, and no one can predict where they will strike or how hard they will shake.

A new way of seeing sea-level rise looks at chronic flooding of U.S. cities

The authors ask: How much flooding must occur in a community in, say, coastal Mississippi before people decide to pull up stakes and move to someplace like Minnesota?

MinnPost Picks: on rural America
MinnPost Picks

MinnPost Picks: on rural America, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and how to talk about climate change

Our weekly roundup of great stories from around the web, as recommended by MinnPost staff and contributing journalists.

This week's MinnPost Quiz: councils, complaints and conferences
MinnPost Quiz

This week's MinnPost Quiz: councils, complaints and conferences

Test your news IQ with the MinnPost Quiz.

Bears Ears
From Other Nonprofit Media

Contested national monuments in Utah house treasure troves of fossils

Paleontologists have found incredible dinosaur diversity at Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. What could nearby Bears Ears hold?