Ecolution

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In the News: Soil, Water, Air Quality

News about air, soil, and water quality

  • 06/21/2021
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Statewide Conversation: Ecosystems, July 21

We host the second of our summer series of bringing some of the state’s powerhouse women into a virtual room

  • 06/20/2021
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Weeds, Words & Wisdom: An Intergenerational Conversation

We put three of our favorite environmental activists and policy advocates in the same virtual room together for a conversation. Here is what former Rep. Karen Clark, Women’s Environmental Institute co-founder Jacqueline Zita, and sustainable agriculture student and activist Priscilla Trinh talked about in June 2021.

  • 06/18/2021
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Town Hall: Antitrust and Boosting Local Economies

We conclude our two-month Ecolution exploration of the ways that Minnesotans are collaborating, instead of competing, in order to create healthier community ecosystems with this bit of history and contemporary thought about monopolies.

  • 06/15/2021
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The Collaborative Energy in Granite Falls

The community of Granite Falls (pop. 2,897) is on the banks of the Minnesota River. The town was settled on

  • 06/07/2021
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Befriending Pollinators

We are lucky to still have these bees in Minnesota, since they have disappeared from 95 percent of the places they used to live.

  • 05/25/2021
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Talking Continuum Connection with Jane Barrash

The current exhibit has new material from 40 additional years of research. There are new themes, such as addiction, mental health, animal intelligence, and plant intelligence.

  • 05/21/2021
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The Mutualist Society

One of the priority topics at Minnesota Women’s Press is telling the story of co-operatives, collectives, collaboratives, mutual aid, and

  • 05/20/2021
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Discovering Small Town Equity

“Many of them grew up adopting the negative narrative that there are no opportunities or equity in small towns. That is not true. This work is flipping that narrative.”

  • 05/13/2021
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Ecolution: The Rights of Nature

As a speaker of Ojibwemowin (the Ojibwe language) explains in the upcoming June issue of Minnesota Women’s Press, “the nuances

  • 05/05/2021
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The Partnership of Migizi & Du Nord

“We are all related, and that is how we will rebuild.”

  • 04/22/2021
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“Wolf Island” and Local Pups

We conclude our four-part Ecolution series about what the wolf ecosystem might tell us. Starting next week, Ecolution will focus on the collaborative economies that are strengthening communities statewide.

  • 04/11/2021