Recent research on some of Minnesota’s native fishes pinpoints astonishing longevity and an important role in ecosystems.
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.”
Recent studies show how protected waters of Midwest National Parks are affected by global forces.
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.
A sight to behold
“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.
Researchers are learning about the microplastics in Lake Superior.
Agate commentary and an interview with scientist Jim Almendinger
Geologist Jeff Broberg explores the origins of the Driftless Region