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July 2, 2018
Tawny Nurse Shark / Wikimedia Commons
Shocking video shows Australian woman being pulled into water after hand-feeding shark
July 2, 2018 - 11:31am
July 1, 2018
Bales of recycled materials at Republic Services, one of the largest waste managers in the country, in Seattle, May 11, 2018. Plastics and papers from dozens of American cities and towns are being dumped in landfills after China stopped recycling most “foreign garbage.” (Copyright 2018 Wiqan Ang/The New York Times)
The recycling game is rigged against consumers
July 1, 2018 - 4:00pm
June 28, 2018
Megan Kavanagh and Mike Azjac, co-owners of The Marine Landing B.O.T.M., on the St. Croix River last week had to close their restaurant  due to the river’s rising waters. (Tad Vezner / Pioneer Press)
DNR urges caution on swollen Minnesota lakes and rivers
June 28, 2018 - 10:12pm
June 27, 2018
Mike Samich looks for signs of life among the 21 cedar trees that border his front yard off Woodland Avenue. Wednesday morning. His and many other evergreen trees are suffering from die-off after a dry and windy April.  Experts suggest trimming any dead limbs of still-living trees and getting rid of any conifer that has more than 50 percent canopy or branches killed to avoid attracting bark beetles. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Dry, windy April killed conifers in Northland
June 27, 2018 - 7:18pm
UMD student to give lecture on algae research
June 27, 2018 - 7:17pm
June 26, 2018
DNR names Brad Parsons fisheries chief
June 26, 2018 - 3:18pm
June 25, 2018
The Minnesota DNR says the state's population of nesting mallards, teal and Canada geese are up this year over last year. News Tribune file photo.
Minnesota mallard, Canada goose numbers up
June 25, 2018 - 4:25pm
Minnesota DNR Conservation Officer Sean Williams (left) and Lake County deputy Mike McGregor hold up a bear they shot near Isabella in December 2017. The bear had attacked three men, injuring two of them. (Submitted photo)
DNR continues to investigate Isabella bear attack
June 25, 2018 - 1:56pm
June 23, 2018
A line of Canada geese fly over a portion of the large nesting island at Chase Lake National Wildlife Refuge in western Stutsman County. The island plays host to North America's largest nesting colony of American white pelicans. Several other species of birds nest on the island. JJohn M. Steiner / Forum News Service
Pelican island: Birds nest at Chase Lake National Wildlife Refuge
June 23, 2018 - 6:05am
June 22, 2018
Girl Scout Shelby O'Neil, 17, helped convince several companies to reduce their use of disposable plastic straws. MUST CREDIT: Shelby O'Neil
A Girl Scout wrote to companies with a heartfelt request. As a result, they cut down on millions of plastic straws.
June 22, 2018 - 11:50am
PreventEpidemics.org gives a score to each country based on its ability to find, stop and prevent epidemics. PreventEpidemics.org screenshot
How prepared is the world for next epidemic? Tool shows most countries are not.
June 22, 2018 - 10:01am
June 21, 2018
Twin Metals headquarters in Ely. (News Tribune file photo)
Northern Minnesota businesses sue Dept. of Interior over mineral leases
June 21, 2018 - 5:37pm
A long-forgotten species of ape has been found buried in a 2,300-year-old tomb. CREDIT: Sam Turvey, ZSL.
This ancient Chinese tomb held a royal, her extinct ape - and a warning
June 21, 2018 - 4:23pm
Phil Talmage, area fisheries supervisor for the Department of Natural Resources in Baudette, Minn., had to stop to let this big black bear cross the road Tuesday morning on state Highway 11 near Birchdale, Minn. (Photo courtesy of Phil Talmage)
'This thing was just gargantuan': Black bear adds excitement to Minnesotan's commute
June 21, 2018 - 1:28pm
June 20, 2018
This bald eagle was one of 13 found dead on a farm near Federalsburg, Md., in 2016. Photo from Maryland Natural Resources Police.
13 bald eagles were found dead in a field. This is what killed them.
June 20, 2018 - 12:41pm
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