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January 22, 2018
The last two wolves on Isle Royale, pictured in February 2017. A preliminary report last fall could only confirm one remaining wolf, however, researchers have found evidence that two wolves still exist on the island. (Photo courtesy Michigan Technological University)
Researchers: Two wolves on Isle Royale after all
January 22, 2018 - 2:54pm
Forum file photo of a monarch butterfly spreading its wings while stopping on vegetation along the Red River near Gooseberry Park in Moorhead, Minn. Dave Wallis / The Forum
Monarch butterfly migration was off this year. Researchers are worried.
January 22, 2018 - 12:25pm
January 19, 2018
PCA agrees on PolyMet draft water quality permit
January 19, 2018 - 11:50am
Stock image from Pexels.
Why do dogs eat poop? New research suggests an ancient answer.
January 19, 2018 - 8:33am
January 18, 2018
2017 was among the hottest years ever recorded, government scientists reported Thursday. : NOAA graphic
2017 was among the planet's hottest years on record, government scientists report
January 18, 2018 - 4:06pm
January 17, 2018
Rick McKee / Cagle Cartoons
Local View: Scientists refine climate models, link human activities to extreme weather
January 17, 2018 - 7:00pm
January 16, 2018
Water flows into a tailings pond at the Suncor Energy oil sands mine in this aerial photograph taken near Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada, on June 4, 2015. (Ben Nelms/Bloomberg)
340 billion gallons of sludge spur environmental fears in Canada
January 16, 2018 - 10:10am
January 15, 2018
Reader's View: Photograph, don't kill, wild animals
January 15, 2018 - 2:24pm
January 14, 2018
Ask a Conservation Officer: Litter on frozen lakes
January 14, 2018 - 7:00am
January 13, 2018
UW study questions effectiveness of killing wolves to protect livestock
January 13, 2018 - 11:17am
January 12, 2018
Duluth police talk with Wells Fargo bank employees Friday morning amid a protest at the bank. One of the protesters, Scott Bol of Duluth (center), had himself locked to the gate with a bicycle lock and refused to leave, preventing the bank from serving customers. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.complay button
Three arrested in protest at Wells Fargo bank in downtown Duluth
January 12, 2018 - 7:51pm
January 11, 2018
Wild rice harvested on Perch Lake on the Fond du Lac Reservation gleams in the sunlight. (file photo / News Tribune)
Judge rejects PCA’s proposed sulfate limit for wild rice waters
January 11, 2018 - 6:15pm
January 10, 2018
Magnetation's Plant 2, as seen in 2014. (News Tribune file photo)
Magnetation startup could come this summer
January 10, 2018 - 4:30pm
January 9, 2018
Part of U.S. Steel's Minntac facility. (2015 file / News Tribune)
Minnesota officials: No sulfate variance for Minntac
January 9, 2018 - 7:09pm
Our View: PolyMet input needed now more than ever
January 9, 2018 - 6:48pm