Minnesota agency plans to set new rules that critics say will allow degradation in water quality.
People are protecting Common Terns, which aren’t so common in the Midwest.
“For twenty years, delaying compliance with state water law requirements has been U.S. Steel’s modus operandi,” the MPCA complained in its brief.
Estuaries in the Great Lakes are among the most productive, life-supporting and interesting environments on the planet.
A new generation of small growers is stepping into the complex world of farming. They hope to change our fragile agricultural systems.
A deep dive into the permitting process for the decades-old Northshore mine and the proposed PolyMet mine reveals a lot about the flaws in the system.
A researcher records sounds under the surface of Minnesota lakes and hopes to learn whether humans are disturbing the lives of the denizens of the deep.
Reflections on choices we make in the age of climate catastrophe.
Mid-ocean ballast water exchange is working well to keep non-native aquatic organisms from invading the Great Lakes, but scientists are racing to find more secure solutions.
A children’s book explains a Minnesota mystery, with interesting information for adults and captivating artwork.