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March 19, 2019
A critically endangered North Atlantic right whale takes a dive for plankton in Cape Cod Bay off the coast of Provincetown, Mass.  Photo for The Washington Post by Jamie Cotten
Whales keep eating plastic, dying. This one's stomach had 88 pounds of calcifying trash
March 19, 2019 - 8:29am
February 26, 2019
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources researchers, shown here pulling in catfish, conduct a fish survey on the Red River in 2015. A new report from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency found that the number of fish species progressively declines downstream, as water quality deteriorates from pollutants. Forum News Service file photoplay button
New report finds more contamination along Red River due to increased precipitation
February 26, 2019 - 2:02pm
February 23, 2019
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. Washington Post photo by Calla Kessler.
Schoolchildren debate Sen. Feinstein on 'Green New Deal.' Her reply? 'I know what I'm doing.'
February 23, 2019 - 2:08pm
February 17, 2019
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Season of the quiet Earth
February 17, 2019 - 1:51pm
February 10, 2019
White tail deer are expected to multiply fast as Minnesota's climate alters. Warmer winters means less snow, which means they will be able to forage for food more easily. Forum News Service file photo
Packin’ up and heading north? Climate change is affecting Minnesota more than most states
February 10, 2019 - 3:21pm
January 20, 2019
Vivian Delgado
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: We must support Indigenous youth as they work to protect the environment
January 20, 2019 - 4:30am
January 11, 2019
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: There are oil products in everything we use
January 11, 2019 - 7:45am
January 4, 2019
Commission seeks project proposals for $53M from Minnesota's Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund
January 4, 2019 - 2:32pm
Traffic moves through downtown Anchorage, Alaska.  Bloomberg photo by David Ryder
After destructive November quake, Anchorage still faces onslaught of aftershocks
January 4, 2019 - 11:57am
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Did protesters ‘leave the oil in the soil’ themselves?
January 4, 2019 - 7:15am
January 2, 2019
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Judge’s understanding in disobedience case was appreciated
January 2, 2019 - 9:27am
December 27, 2018
Patrick Deverney, a member of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, cuts wood at a camp set up in northern Michigan to protest the oil pipeline that bisects the Straits of Mackinac.  Photo by Trevor Bach for The Washington Post.
Oil pipeline triggers a winter of frigid protest in Michigan
December 27, 2018 - 2:02pm
Patrick Deverney, a member of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, cuts wood at a camp set up in northern Michigan to protest the oil pipeline that bisects the Straits of Mackinac.  Photo by Trevor Bach for The Washington Post.
Oil pipeline triggers a winter of frigid protest in Michigan
December 27, 2018 - 2:02pm
December 23, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Alternative energy options should be practical
December 23, 2018 - 9:16am
December 21, 2018
Tom Eastman commutes back and forth to his job at University of North Dakota Facilities on a bike, year-round. He's made the four-mile commute for the past nine years and does it to reduce his carbon footprint. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Everyday choices can affect carbon emissions
December 21, 2018 - 2:46pm