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May 21, 2018
The Fargo-Moorhead Plastic Bag Task Force aims to reduce the number of bags littering the community and ending up in landfills by providing more education and opportunities to recycle. Forum News Service file photo
Fargo task force seeks reduction in plastic bag use
May 21, 2018 - 9:22pm
May 17, 2018
Refrigerators at a dump in New Orleans. Reported in 2018, government scientists have detected an increase in emissions of an outlawed industrial gas that destroys ozone, potentially slowing progress in restoring the atmosphere’s protective ozone layer. (Vincent Laforet/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Someone, somewhere, is making a banned chemical that destroys the ozone layer, scientists suspect
May 17, 2018 - 9:31pm
Corn is harvested in Princeton, Illinois, on Oct. 9, 2017.  Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Warming planet could mean bigger corn crops for US farmers
May 17, 2018 - 12:17pm
May 13, 2018
Running coach Jeff Horowitz, in red, and ploggers pick up trash near the Francis L. Cardozo Education Campus in Washington, on April 22, 2018. Photo by Kelyn Soong.
Plogging: A light run with big impact on litter
May 13, 2018 - 10:42am
May 7, 2018
The European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts' Copernicus Climate Change Service tracks aurface air temperatures. 
Photo by: Copernicus Climate Change Service — Handout
While the US shivered, the rest of the world simmered in planet's third-hottest April
May 7, 2018 - 1:29pm
S new fissure erupted near fissures 2 and 7, beginning with small lava spattering at about 8:44 p.m. on Saturday, May 5. By 9 p.m., lava fountains as high as about 230 feet were erupting from the fissure. Photo courtesy of the U.S. Geological Survey.play button
'This is heartbreaking': Lava burns more homes on Hawaii's Big Island as new fissures form
May 7, 2018 - 8:12am
April 29, 2018
A critically endangered North Atlantic right whale takes a dive for plankton in Cape Cod Bay off the coast of Provincetown, Mass.  Photo for The Washington Post by Jamie Cotten
North Atlantic right whales will be extinct in 25 years, scientists say - unless we act now to save them
April 29, 2018 - 2:20pm
April 22, 2018
Jason Huepel / Bismarck Tribune
ND Supreme Court to hear arguments in next DAPL appeals
April 22, 2018 - 5:56pm
Food in the garbage. USDA photo via Flickr.
Americans waste about a quarter of the food they buy, and the environmental consequences are staggering
April 22, 2018 - 10:52am
April 21, 2018
Volunteers cleaned up in and around the Red River in Fargo during the summer of 2017. River Keepers / Special to The Forum
10 simple ways to help save Earth
April 21, 2018 - 6:27am
April 13, 2018
Natural gas is flared Thursday, April 12, at an oil well site north of Ross, N.D. (Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune)
Regulators to consider revising natural gas flaring policy
April 13, 2018 - 7:42pm
April 6, 2018
Ridges are seen in this aerial photograph taken above the Grand Canyon National Park in Grand Canyon, Arizona, in 2015. Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker
Trump wants to use oil and gas money to fix national parks
April 6, 2018 - 11:22am
March 29, 2018
A tern chick opens its mouth hoping to be fed by an adult carrying a small fish on Interstate Island. Bob King / Forum News Service file photo
Wildlife groups want more cash for conservation
March 29, 2018 - 6:29pm
March 14, 2018
Monsanto Company logo from Wikimedia Commons.
Monsanto's cancer fight judge pictures weed killer showers
March 14, 2018 - 11:12am
Monsanto Company logo from Wikimedia Commons.
Monsanto's cancer fight judge pictures weed killer showers
March 14, 2018 - 11:12am
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