the environment

'Climate-proof' Duluth the focus of New York Times article

The Northland city is perfectly positioned to ride out future climate catastrophe.

PolyMet nears a key mining permit – but the NorthMet project is still not a done deal

So how close is the NorthMet copper-nickel mine to actually being built?

The new vegan burger at TGI Friday's bleeds like real meat

Beyond Meat patties are coming to more than 465 locations.

Syria joins the Paris climate agreement, leaving the U.S. as the only country on earth not taking part

Here's a list of countries not signed on to the accord. (Hint: It's short.)

Here's what to do with your old pumpkins

Don't just throw them in the trash.

Where a repeal of the EPA's Clean Power Plan would leave Minnesota

Here's where that would leave Minnesota and its renewable energy goals.

Minnesota's namesake river is a mess

A new study from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency found several water quality issues.

Minneapolis street artist creates 'Butts out of Butts'

He's tired of seeing cigarette butts all over the ground.

Don't get burned by bogus eclipse glasses

Some shady eyewear is masquerading as legit protection.

Japanese Beetles are out of control right now

Researchers say there's an outbreak happening.

Officials say 3M refuses to pay for water pollution it caused

3M says the contamination could have come from other sources.

A huge oak forest is now protected in the Twin Cities

It's Minnesota's newest wildlife management area.

The break from walleye fishing on Mille Lacs just got longer

Catch-and-release fishing won't resume next week.

Video: Swarm chasers are rescuing bees around the state

When bees show up unannounced, Swarm Chasers come to the rescue.

There's a swarm of honey bees near the GoMN office

These bees appear to have made themselves a home on an electric box near GoMN's office. Now what?

There's a swarm of honey bees near the GoMN office

These bees appear to have made themselves a home on an electric box near GoMN's office. Now what?

Study: Climate change could wallop some states' economies

But Minnesota might get one of the softer blows.

This is how not to leave your Boundary Waters campsite

Don't disrespect nature – leave your campsite cleaner than you found it.