University of Minnesota
Stephanie Xenos is a Twin Cities-based arts writer with a special interest in visual arts as well as the intersection of art and environment. She is a regular contributor to Mpls/St Paul magazine and is currently hard at work on her first novel.
Power to the People
Second Hand: Artists Turn Trash to Treasure
Documentary features Louisiana “climate refugees” on the move
The phrase “climate refugee” likely brings to mind images of people fleeing a low-lying Pacific…
The developing world is awash in pesticides. Does it have to be?
Herbicides, insecticides and fungicides threaten the environment and human health in many parts of…
Katharine Hayhoe: Bridging the climate change divide
Katharine Hayhoe is a leading climate scientist at Texas Tech University and has been featured in…
Will outrage over recent murders help Honduran environmental activists achieve their goal?
Recent murders are affecting indigenous people’s efforts to protect the environment.
Animals to humans: Be quiet, already
Human noise is reshaping the soundscape — creating concerns for creatures on the edge.
Researchers around the world are learning from indigenous communities. Here’s why that’s a good thing.
From Canada’s Far North to Australia, pursuing a more respectful relationship between science and…
The number one thing we can do to protect Earth’s oceans
Marine governance favors consumption and commerce over conservation. Here's what we can do…
To build a better future, we must imagine ourselves there
Instead of portraying Earth in 2050 as a hellhole, let’s envision — and create — a place we would…
What we can learn about clean energy from our Pacific neighbors
Visualizing the stories data can tell.
Looking for Food in All the Wrong Places
When it comes to addressing climate change, skepticism is easy - but optimism is warranted.
Can bats reduce nut farmers' pesticide use?
: The developing world is awash in pesticides. Does it have to be?
the best medicine?
This chart shows what’s at stake in the quest to stop
Documentary features Louisiana "climate refuges" on the move.
These 7 major risks threaten urban
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