Environment
Adrian Wackett samples soil.

The global earthworm invasion

Work by University of Minnesota researchers is helping us understand earthworm invasion as a global issue.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/global-earthworm-invasion
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
05/01/2018
Mark Seeley

A climatologist for the people

After 40 years of connecting with Minnesotans around their favorite topic, Mark Seeley is retiring in February.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/climatologist-people
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
02/01/2018
A microscope

Study: Too many nutrients make microbes less responsive

Microbes that “grow up” in lakes with excess nutrients are less able to absorb added nitrogen, phosphorus and carbon.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/study-too-many-nutrients-make-microbes-less-responsive
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
Steven Gonzalez holds a freshwater sponge in the lab.

A new look at freshwater sponges in Minnesota

Faculty and students at the U of M Crookston are studying freshwater sponges and how they correlate to the health of Minnesota’s waters. 
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/new-look-freshwater-sponges-minnesota
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

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