Taking steps to put the St. Louis River on a mercury diet.
Wind turbines are being built in ocean waters off the east and west coasts. But why don’t we see any in the Great Lakes?
Bat Gadgetry: High-Tech Solutions to a Deadly Problem
A deadly fungus is threatening bats across the continent and it’s pushed several species towards extinction. But some scientists are hopeful they’ve found a solution: a “bug buffet.”
Remembering Grant Merritt, genial and tenacious defender of Minnesota’s environment
Environmental crusader shares his perspectives in highly readable memoir.
Living with Aquatic Invaders
Scientists have learned a lot about aquatic invasive species, and experts now say the appearance of an exotic species in a body of water doesn’t necessarily mean the end of life as we know it.
What We Must Bring to Politics: Don Arnosti on citizen advocacy
Our window of opportunity for the environment
Experts clash over logging in wildlife areas
“Timber sales are not planned by wildlife managers; they’re assigned from the top down.”
EPA okays new Minnesota water quality rules
The federal government has approved controversial water quality changes for Minnesota.
Working with fire, traditionally
A new short film, Oshkigin: Spirit of Fire, shows the traditional controlled burning practices of the Anishinaabe people. These small burns help prevent wildfires from getting out of hand.
Where does that mercury come from?
“We’ll use these stable isotope fingerprints of mercury to look at what source is being methylated and getting into the fish,” says USGS’s Sarah Janssen.
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