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August 11, 2017
File Photo: Flares and lights from oil wells dot the horizon on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, just over the Missouri River from New Town, North Dakota November 1, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Cullen/File Photo
State officials concerned over rise in Fort Berthold flaring
August 11, 2017 - 7:54pm
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
July 30, 2017
A 32-foot sound barrier wall separates an 11-well oil pad from a Lake Sakakawea boat ramp at the Van Hook Resort near New Town, pictured Tuesday evening. On weekends, it is one of the busiest boat ramps on the lake. (Amy Dalrymple, Bismarck Tribune).
Van Hook Park sandwiched by oil development
July 30, 2017 - 8:03pm
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 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 1, 2017
Developer provides bold claims, few details on proposed refinery
July 1, 2017 - 10:01pm
June 19, 2017
Artist's concept depicts an itsy bitsy planetary system -- so compact, in fact, that it's more like Jupiter and its moons than a star and its planets. Astronomers using data from NASA's Kepler mission and ground-based telescopes recently confirmed that the system, called KOI-961, hosts the three smallest exoplanets known so far to orbit a star other than our sun.  NASA-JPL-Caltech
NASA finds 10 new potentially habitable 'Earth-like' worlds
June 19, 2017 - 9:00pm
Rick Perry just denied that humans are the main cause of climate change
June 19, 2017 - 4:32pm
U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke visits the New England Aquarium to hear the merits of a monument offshore of Massachusetts, part of his National Monuments review process, in Boston, Mass., June 16, 2017.  Brian Snyder / Reuters
Interior head says public lands can make U.S. a "dominant" oil power
June 19, 2017 - 3:46pm
Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool cleaned and refilled after duckling deaths
June 19, 2017 - 3:06pm
June 15, 2017
Unreclaimed land lies west of St. Anthony, N.D., exposed to water and wind erosion. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Federal judge orders environmental review of Dakota Access pipeline
June 15, 2017 - 9:15am
June 2, 2017
A pedestrian walks on a street as smoke billows from the chimneys of a factory in Dalian, China, on Jan. 17, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Qilai Shen.
'Reckless and foolish': Asia dogpiles on Trump after Paris accord pullout
June 2, 2017 - 7:27am