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On the edge of America, census begins in a tiny Alaska town 20.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The decennial U.S. census has started in rural Alaska, out of tradition and necessity, ever since the U.S. purchased the territory from Russia in 1867.
Moorhead seeks to thwart turkey takeover 10.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Moorhead officials are developing a plan to manage a growing population of urban turkeys. A public meeting this week drew about 70 people — many with tales of turkey conflict.
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Black farmers embrace and implement solutions for climate resiliency 8.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
"Our duty as earthkeepers is to call the exiled carbon back into the land and to bring the soil life home," said Larisa Jacobson, co-director of Soul Fire Farm.
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One ranch, 26 wolves killed: Fight over endangered predators divides ranchers and conservationists 18.12.2019 LA Times: Environment

Wolf advocates accuse Diamond M Ranch of exposing its cows to attacks as they graze. The rancher denies goading wolves, but opposes the species' recovery.

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Whales are just the right size to eat their prey as efficiently as possible 13.12.2019 LA Times: Science

Whales' large bodies help them consume their prey at high efficiencies, but their size is limited by prey availability and foraging efficiency.

Art Hounds: 'Who You Are' takes mall shoppers on a treasure hunt for art 12.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
An art exhibit at Rosedale Mall, Balkan holiday songs at The Cedar and a holiday-themed cabaret show in Duluth.
Big money is building a new kind of national park to protect Montana's prairie 9.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
In Montana, a former Silicon Valley entrepreneur wants to create a massive, privately funded public park. Some ranchers oppose the American Prairie Reserve and say they can better conserve the land.
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Opinion: Our public lands don't diminish individual freedom, they secure it 24.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Sacrificing public lands to the corporate maw or acceding to the notion that only private property confers liberty will not solve our social ills.

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How indoor ag is growing a resilient food revolution 12.11.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
It's not just about growing more food and using fewer inputs. It's also about creating local, adaptive food systems that can withstand the effects of climate change.
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Peregrine falcons outlive the power plants that once saved them 29.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Nesting boxes on power plants and skyscrapers have helped bring peregrine falcons back to Minnesota. But some of these urban homes are now coming down as part of a transition toward cleaner energy sources.
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Want to Know What Climate Change Feels Like? Ask an Alaskan. 13.10.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Adrienne Titus was heading back to her parents’ village on a sweltering afternoon in early July when she saw the dead salmon. She had been fishing upstream with her mother on the banks of the gorgeous Unalakleet River, […]
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Mushrooms and revolution 8.10.2019 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

In April 2011 the people of Cheran, an indigenous Purhepecha community in Michoacan, Mexico, took up arms to expel the illegal loggers who had decimated their forests. In the years since, the wild mushrooms that had gradually disappeared through decades of deforestation have returned.

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What Cable News Anchors Get Right—And Wrong—About Real-Time Fact-Checking 7.10.2019 Mother Jones
We live in an age where disinformation is a serious and dangerous threat to our democracy. And that has never been more apparent than in the past couple of weeks, when the details of a phone call between Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky—in which Trump pressured the Ukrainian leader to investigate Joe Biden […]
A guide to Colorado corn mazes, pumpkin patches and fall farm festivals 4.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
Why not spend October lost in a corn maze or two?
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In a small Alaskan town, entrepreneurs attempt to go from food insecure to secure 28.9.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Where food prices are 35 percent higher than the US mainland average, community members do what they can to address food insecurity.
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This is the L.A. restaurant our critic recommends more than any other 19.9.2019 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

Critic Bill Addison reviews breakfast, lunch and dinner at Walter and Margarita Manzke's La Brea restaurant, Republique.

Fewer young people are taking up hunting, which has hunters worried about the sport’s future 16.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
"Kids, we're losing them. If Grandpa don't hunt or Dad don't hunt, they ain't hunting."
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Hidden in the Beverly Center lies a mysterious luxury seafood restaurant. Is it worth the hunt? 12.9.2019 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

Review: Luxury seafood from star chef Joshua Skenes at Angler in the Beverly Center.

Discarded geese carcasses found along Minnesota road 2.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said it is investigating who discarded more than a dozen geese carcasses in a ditch along a busy road near the North Dakota state line.
It's a mammal. It looks like an artichoke. And China is driving it toward extinction 1.9.2019 LA Times: Nation

Instead of protecting confiscated pangolins -- already critically endangered -- a local government body is accused of sending them back to smugglers.

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