A group wants the state to create a new category for prioritizing access to water — while touting the environmental positives of golf course, or as they bill them: “your communities’ largest rain garden.”
Some species count more than others in our ‘evolutionary history’ — should we save them first?
Restocking wolves on Isle Royale is the first time that the National Park Service has intervened in a designated wilderness area to manipulate a predator-prey relationship.
Key trends are accelerating, with major catastrophes in less than 10 years, a British sustainability expert says.
In St. Paul, tech entrepreneurs shared their big plans to “disrupt” the food system. A day later in Minneapolis, farmers painted a darker picture.
The lawsuit — over the Legislature’s use of money from the Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund — also serves as a warning to lawmakers to stay away from other constitutionally dedicated funds for the environment.
A Minnesota transplant in a South Carolina lab untangles natural toxins more deadly than sarin gas.
In many respects, 2018 was a long and winding road back to square one for Minnesota’s wild rice standard.
Among the threatened namesake features: the alpine ice sheets of Glacier National Park, the giant yuccas at Joshua Tree.
GOP candidate Jim Hagedorn is touting the Trump administration’s rollback of a 2015 update to the Clean Water Act — despite the fact that the big topic among farmers is Trump’s trade war.
Much has happened in the first decade of an eight-state compact, but coy grabs and secretive practices haven’t ceased.
For advocates, the decision to end an Obama-ordered environmental study was both predictable and shocking.
There is a remarkable amount of economic data and research suggesting that a new mine will not bring the economic benefits that its supporters believe.
Can it really be safe to forage for leafy greens that grew in a stew of industrial pollution? Yep.
“The main goal of this position is to bring parks to people and to make sure that everyone has access.”
Renegade researchers, “the nastiest feud in science,” and how people compete with apes for water in Rwanda’s changing climate.
The wheat genome has finally been mapped in sufficient detail to enable more rapid and robust genetic tinkering — perhaps on a track that could head off mass starvation in coming decades.
One recent study found microplastic particles — fragments measuring less then five millimeters — in globally sourced tap water and beer brewed with water from the Great Lakes.
The storm damaged much of the town, and five people were killed.
Meanwhile, new research into downwind smoke from western wildfires suggests Minnesota gets more than its share.