When we started the Lake Superior Project at the beginning of 2012, one of the most common subjects to come up besides issues facing the lake was funding for restoration projects.
Prof. Michael Wilson, assistant professor of anthropology and of ecology, evolution, and behavior at the U of Minn., joined Buck May 17 to talk about research on chimps and other primates, and what it might tell us about our human ancestors and who we are today. Prof. Wilson's blog, Monkey Business, can be found here. Photo courtesy Michael Wilson.
By now you might have heard of a thing called “The Great Pacific Garbage Patch.” But if you haven’t, it’s basically a large vortex in the center of the Pacific Ocean where scie
Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.
Bob spoke recently with Dr. Lorena M. Rios Mendoza, a scientist at the University of Wisconsin-Superior, about her research into pollution by plastic particles in the Great Lakes. The particles not only affect water quality, they present dangers to fish and birds who ingest them.
Buck spoke Apr. 19 with Amy Kober, senior director of communications at American Rivers. They just released their annual report on America's Most Endangered Rivers, and the South Kawishiwi/Boundary Waters is sixth on the list, due to threats from proposed copper and nickel mining.