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December 14, 2017
Grip the raven is the latest arrival at the Lake Superior Zoo. (Photo courtesy Lake Superior Zoo)
Lake Superior Zoo welcomes a rehabilitated raven
December 14, 2017 - 7:20pm
December 13, 2017
Blacktip shark. File image courtesy of WikiCommons.
Three men who laughed as they dragged a shark behind a motorboat could go to prison
December 13, 2017 - 2:00pm
Second-year student Cameron Fleischer combs through a stack of Gullion notecards, entering their data into a specialized MySQL database created to record and archive this information. Gabriel Lagarde / Forum News Service
Reclaiming the future for ruffed grouse
December 13, 2017 - 7:04am
December 12, 2017
Brenda Schwerdt
Nutrition column: Cheers to nutritious gifts
December 12, 2017 - 12:38pm
Health Notes for Dec. 12, 2017
December 12, 2017 - 10:21am
Two checked for CO poisoning in Virginia
December 12, 2017 - 8:14am
December 10, 2017
A caribou on Michipicoten Island in Ontario drinks out of Lake Superior. Of more than 450 caribou on the island four years ago, fewer than 100 are still alive after wolves crossed ice to the island in 2014. Wildlife experts are now deciding how to save the last Lake Superior region caribou herd. Photo courtesy of Christian Schroeder
Lake Superior's last caribou nearly gone; Ontario rushes to move remaining herd to avoid wolves
December 10, 2017 - 9:31am
December 9, 2017
Emaciated polar bear kicks off discussion about climate change
December 9, 2017 - 2:01pm
December 7, 2017
A train passes below the Thomas Fire near the 101 Freeway in Ventura, Calif., Dec. 5, 2017. Several simultaneous wildfires in Southern California have forced the evacuation of tens of thousands of people and destroyed hundreds of homes and other buildings in the latest chapter of what has been one of the state’s worst fire seasons. (Hilary Swift / Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Fire, fear stretch across southern California as wildfires roar from Ventura to San Diego
December 7, 2017 - 8:56pm
An artist's conception of the most distant supermassive black hole ever discovered, which is part of a quasar from just 690 million years after the Big Bang. Provided by Robin Dienel / Carnegie Institution for Science.
Scientists just found the oldest known black hole, and it's a monster
December 7, 2017 - 10:31am
Glacier researchers at work on Gueshgue glacier, in the Cordillera Blanca region of Peru, Aug. 23, 2017. Accelerating glacial melt in the Andes caused by climate change has set off a gold rush downstream, but as the ice vanishes, the vast farms below may do the same. (Tomas Munita/The New York Times)
Study: Most accurate climate change models predict the most alarming consequences
December 7, 2017 - 8:16am
December 6, 2017
Fresh fruit floats around NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg in the Unity node of the International Space Station. This image appeared in the Dec. 8, 2013 issue of The Forum and is courtesy of NASA/
The International Space Station is packed with germs, and that's a good sign
December 6, 2017 - 7:20am
December 5, 2017
A wolf moves through forested country in winter. (National Park Service photo)
Wildlife officials kill wolf in Superior
December 5, 2017 - 6:38pm
Lake Superior water level drops in November
December 5, 2017 - 1:08pm
Sunlight dapples the surface of Lake Superior as it breaks through the clouds seen from Oberg Mountain near Lutsen, Minn., in October. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
Lake Superior water level drops in November
December 5, 2017 - 9:31am