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August 9, 2017
According to a recent study, U.S. cats' and dogs' consumption of meat and other animal products is a big climate cost. (Kevin Tanaka/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
Scientists tally the environmental impact of feeding meat to our cats and dogs. It's huge
August 9, 2017 - 11:30am
August 3, 2017
Kevin Williams from the University of Minnesota Extension speaks at the Minnesota Bee Atlas Workshop, held Wednesday at Bemidji State University. (Joe Bowen | Bemidji Pioneer)
'Bee Atlas' aims to promote healthy bee populations
August 3, 2017 - 10:25am
A Golden-winged Warbler sits on a small perch in the early morning sun for a dramatic portrait.
U.S. bird report shows progress
August 3, 2017 - 8:24am
August 1, 2017
Appeals court backs wolves' endangered status, but it may be short-lived
August 1, 2017 - 6:10pm
Northern Minnesota wild rice crop looks good this season
August 1, 2017 - 6:05pm
July 29, 2017
Officials irked by toxic train: St. Paul not alerted after chlorine-carrying train car derails
July 29, 2017 - 4:59pm
July 24, 2017
An ash tree on Saturday, July 22, in Duluth. (Mike Krebs / Forum News Service)
1 billion black ash trees in peril: Scientists invade Duluth to share emerald ash borer research
July 24, 2017 - 6:00am
July 17, 2017
Researchers on the Blue Heron, the research vessel of UMD's Large Lakes Observatory, get ready to deploy an underwater microphone to record sounds 75 feet under the surface of Lake Superior. They picked up some interesting results. (Photo courtesy UMD)
Noisy fish? Lake Superior underwater noises include ships, wind and ... eelpout
July 17, 2017 - 6:00am
July 16, 2017
Minnesota grouse drumming counts up 57 percent
July 16, 2017 - 7:08am
July 14, 2017
A leopard cub nurses from a lioness known as Nosikitok in Tanzania's Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Courtesy of Panthera.
Awww. A wild lioness is photographed nursing a baby leopard.
July 14, 2017 - 8:53am
July 13, 2017
Wind powers Minnesota's first 100 percent electric school bus, thanks to renewable energy credits. The eLion can travel 100 miles on a charge and meets or exceeds Minnesota's engine and safety standards, according to specs by manufacturer Lion Electric Co. of Quebec. Kara Hildreth / RiverTown Mulitmedia contributor
Minnesota's first e-bus hits the road
July 13, 2017 - 9:14am
July 1, 2017
Developer provides bold claims, few details on proposed refinery
July 1, 2017 - 10:01pm
A pair of redbellied snakes were among the first specimens caught, weighed, measured and then released by Katie Leuenberger of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources during the Swedes Forest bioblitz on June 17. This the male of the pair; the female carried eggs. Tom Cherveny / Forum News Service
Odd-named creatures thrive in amazing Minnesota landscape
July 1, 2017 - 10:19am
June 28, 2017
Tribune photo by Gary MillerHot weather means plenty of beach goers Tuesday at Kandiyohi County Park 7 on Games Lake. Tobacco-free beach signs are posted at the park.
Popular central Minnesota lakes near 'tipping points' for water quality
June 28, 2017 - 3:11pm
June 26, 2017
A moose is seen with a tracking collar in May 2013 in Northeastern Minnesota. (Minnesota DNR photo)
Parasites, infections, wolves taking toll on northeast MN moose
June 26, 2017 - 8:22pm
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