Science & Environment

Feral pig and a cow

Canadian ‘Super Pigs’ Threaten Minnesota. How Will the State Respond? 

Experts say once a feral swine population is established, it’s nearly impossible to remove.
Madison McVan, Investigate Midwest
Compost piles at a garden

Don’t Let Your Food Waste Become Sewage Sludge

The solid waste industry is greenwashing food waste-to-sewer programs
Laura Orlando
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Native Life

Monica Cady moved to Michigan's Upper Peninsula eight years ago.

The Black Snake Threatens Turtle Island

When I moved to the Great Lakes, I did not know a pipeline threatened my ancestral homeland
Monica Cady
A close-up photo of a manoomin (wild rice) plant

Five Native Groups Have Established Rights of Nature

"For Ho-Chunk, rights of nature has always been around.”
Craig M. Kauffman & Pamela L. Martin
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Eating Disorders in Farm Country

We speak openly about the dangers of not wearing a seatbelt or abusing drugs or alcohol, but we don’t routinely talk to our young people about the dangers of eating disorders.
Rev. Dr. Judy Kincaid
Woman standing outside shanty getting ready for sturgeon spearing

Hunting the Dinosaurs of Lake Winnebago

Conservation, community, and a hole in the ice
S. Nicole Lane
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Barn Raisers

Finding Common Ground at a Montana Barn Raising

The former Montana House speaker and Missoula mayor reflects on working together across differences
Daniel Kemmis

Rural America Isn’t What You Think

From “Flyover Country” to “The Heartland,” public perceptions of rural America are based on political rhetoric rather than data
Bryce Oates
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Pigs on a truck on their way to a slaughterhouse

God and Hogs

The vertical integration of faith and death at Tyson Foods
Kristy Nabhan-Warren
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