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Then and Now: Environmental Activists

Over the years, Minnesota Women’s Press has talked to many environmental advocates. A lot has changed since our first conversations with them — and a lot remains the same. From the perspective of a climate activist, how are we doing?

  • 07/22/2021
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In the News: Soil, Water, Air Quality

News about air, soil, and water quality

  • 06/25/2021
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VIEW: Why We Need Public Health Education

The U.S. has the most expensive healthcare and education system in the world, but is terrible at keeping people healthy and educated.

  • 02/16/2021
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Ecolution #5: Food Sovereignty & Harvest Nation

About a billion dollars’ worth of food in the Western Lake Superior region is brought in annually. Only a million dollars of food is produced in the area.

  • 01/18/2021
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The Science of Soil

Regenerative Agriculture has the potential to revitalize communities and improve global economies as well as solve food insecurity by providing abundant, nutrient dense food.

  • 01/05/2021
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Ecolution #3: Air Quality in Minnesota

The #EcolutionCollective is a newsletter series in four weekly installments focused on different topics. In November and December 2020, we are focusing on Air Quality in Minnesota.

  • 11/24/2020
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Managing Climate Grief

Symptoms include sleeplessness, difficulty making decisions, feeling out of control, and even guilt about being alive.

  • 06/24/2020
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Tapestry: An Evolution in Our Ecosystem

commentary about how people connect with the environment

  • 06/24/2020
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Winona LaDuke: A Leader of the Green Revolution

At one time, Minnesota had 11 hemp mills, in towns like Winona and Stillwater.

  • 06/24/2020
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Climate Land Leaders

How Minnesota Women are Restoring the Earth

  • 06/24/2020
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Youth Take Action

Excerpts from “Eyewitness: Minnesota Voices on Climate Change”

  • 06/24/2020
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Climate Consciousness: A Crescendo of Women’s Voices

In 2009, I was dragged into a new reality — one in which restoring Minnesota’s Northwoods to its historical grandeur is not possible due to the state’s fast-warming climate.

  • 06/24/2020