Science & Environment

August 31, 2023

Empowering Rural Electric Co-ops with Renewable Energy

How $10.7 billion in the Inflation Reduction Act offers the largest investment since the New Deal for rural electrification.

August 23, 2023

Montana Youths Win Landmark Climate Case. How Will It Shape Energy Policy in the State?

In the first legal opinion of its kind, a judge ruled in favor of a constitutional right to a healthful environment.

Amanda Eggert, Montana Free Press & Micah Drew, Flathead Beacon
August 15, 2023

Appalachian Trout Struggle To Survive Climate Change

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians fear their tribal fisheries are under threat

July 13, 2023

Rural Idaho County Thrives with Free Bus Service

While rural public transportation can be scarce, Bonner County has found a solution

June 29, 2023

Cherokee Push for Dam Removal to Restore Fish Populations

A victory for wildlife on North Carolina's Oconaluftee River

June 26, 2023

Extreme Drought Threatens Farmers’ Livelihoods and Rural Economy

The signs of a changing climate harbinger hard times for agricultural communiities in the Great Plains and the Midwest

June 16, 2023

Three Ways to Stop the Pollution of Iowa’s Water

A University of Iowa researcher has a solution to the decades-long degradation of the state's water quality

June 7, 2023

Uprooting Invasive Plants Across America

The Weed Wrangle movement invites people to pull together.

May 11, 2023

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
May 3, 2023

Rural Women Are Leading the Conversation on Climate Justice

An interview with Mallory McDuff, author of Love Your Mother: 50 States, 50 Stories, and 50 Women United for Climate Justice

April 21, 2023

Five Myths About Wild Horses in the West

Despite Bureau of Land Management claims, wild horses do not damage the ecosystems of the American West

April 17, 2023

Five Native Groups Have Established Rights of Nature

"For Ho-Chunk, rights of nature has always been around.”

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