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Biomass and solar energy expansion could add over 2,000 jobs to NE MN

Blatnik Bridge

Report prepared by U's Energy Transition Lab and UMD's Bureau of Business and Economic Research

Like to get more bang for your sustainability-boosting buck? Here’s how.

American Bulk Warehouse Shopping

Study offers corporate/ government purchasers strategy for saving money while choosing environmentally friendly products

Changing climate will reduce corn production, U of M-led study shows

Fields

Warmer temperatures and unpredictable precipitation could dramatically reduce the amount of grain produced in Iowa.

New leader tapped for University of Minnesota’s AIS Research Center

The next director of the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center Nicholas Phelps

The next director of the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center (MAISRC) at the U will be Nicholas Phelps. 

Finding fertilizer’s environmental sweet spot

tractor spraying fields

New study led by U of M researchers improves understanding of nitrogen’s greenhouse gas impacts

UMN launches research to help reduce zebra mussel spread

zebra mussels

UMN will partner with Tonka Bay Marina, Brunswick Freshwater Boat Group and DNR to help reduce zebra mussel spread

Bell Museum launches the midwest’s first comprehensive online ‘Biodiversity Atlas’

Mississippi River

The Bell Museum at the University of Minnesota has launched the first web portal providing access to all of its biodiversity collections

Research identifies Midwest’s energy line expansion as model for regional planning, key in addressing climate change

Windmill

Humphrey School analysis calls $2.1 billion dollar CapX2020 project a “win-win”

Model for addressing climate change

Helicopter and structures

Humphrey School analysis calls $2.1 billion dollar CapX2020 energy line expansion project a “win-win”

Five Minnesota cities chosen for climate-smart exchange program with Germany

Power lines

Duluth, Elk River, Morris, Rochester and Warren will partner with German peers to implement clean energy strategies

New Research Suggests Tigers Can Come Back From Brink of Extinction If Habitats Are Preserved

Enough forested habitat remains to bring the tiger back from the brink of extinction, according to new analysis published in Science Advances.

Student Start-ups Go Big

graphic of natural symbols

Innovative U of M students are taking on the world's biggest challenges

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