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.
Learning about a man whose holistic thinking and scientific rigor continue to protect Minnesota’s natural resources decades after his death.
The emerging concept of climate migration challenges one northern city to examine its values.
Tribal governments and the state of Minnesota offer competing plans for protecting wild rice.
New article by Agate co-founder is based on long-running project to record interviews with influential advocates.