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Hybrid Cars: Environmental blessing or ticking time bomb?

I have a family member who scoffs when they see a Toyota Prius, or a Nissan Leaf, or any car with the hybrid badge on it drive by. Every time one went scooting by, they...

Freeganism: Living free in Minnesota

To freegans, the world is ripe for the picking. And there is no price tag on it. It's an open, affirming way to live, and, as the name somewhat obviously implies, it's free. So, what...

Scientists say MN-grown black truffles might be possible, because climate change

Well, not specifically Minnesota. We made that leap on our own. But now that UK scientists from the University of Cambridge have grown black truffles in the inoculated soil of Monmouthshire, Wales, which, admittedly, is...

Take this quiz to find out your environmental footprint

This year Earth Day is Sunday April 22nd. And, unlike National Jelly Bean Day which is also celebrated on April 22nd, the creation and celebration of Earth Day has permanently changed our way of...

Stars Hollow Co. latest Minnesota aquaponics startup

Minnesota is adding yet another aquaponics company to a rapidly-growing list: We now have 40 producers of indoor fish and vegetation, up from just 3 in 2010 (UofM). The latest? Stars Hollow Co. joins the...
The new way to stay: Energy positive, and above the Arctic Circle

The new way to stay: Energy positive, and above the Arctic Circle

The world today is an amazing place. Take Svart, the world's first energy-positive hotel located above the Arctic Circle. It's a project that looks to harvest and save the same kind of energy in...
Gardens on top of cars? Only in New York

Gardens on top of cars? Only in New York

Mercedes-Benz is a car company - one you're probably familiar with. It is, in fact, the oldest carmaker in the world: Carl Benz, from whom the company gets half of its name (the other...

Hybrid and Electric Car Roundup

It's time to buy a new car. This is as an exciting thing, especially as you start trying to figure out what exactly you want from your vehicle. If you're being environmentally conscious, or perhapsĀ just...
Winter in Minnesota is a dark affair. But why?

Winter in Minnesota is a dark affair. But why?

As we count down the last few days before the end of Daylight Saving Time, we all know well what is coming next: The fourth quarter of the year, the temporal swan song of...

New Wildlife Management Area in Dakota County

Located four miles east of Farmington, off of highway 50, is Minnesota's newest Wildlife Management Area (WMA), Hampton Woods. This new area encompasses 191 acres of oak woodlands smack dab in the middle of...
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