But what is environmental justice? There are numerous definitions.
This fall, the University of Minnesota Law School saw its largest entering juris doctorate class in eight years.
Farmers cannot go out into the fields if the ground is too wet because heavy planting equipment can get stuck in the mud.
The students are calling for the University to disarm the University Police Department and increase the diversity of the student population
“Just being out there, you are so connected to the plant and the Earth. It is a beautiful thing,” said River Spry, a forestry technician for the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. “It changed my life. The rest of my life I will be a ricer.”
Kernza, which some researchers describe as a “distant cousin to wheat," has been bred by the University since 2011.
“These lawns are small changes with a large impact,” said James Wolfin, a recent University graduate.
As the world is warming, the average higher temperatures could force trees from southern Minnesota to migrate north where climate conditions are more suited to them.
A new class available at the University of Minnesota this fall aims to teach students about an often-controversial topic: cannabis.
A new research project announced late last month will study the effects of human impact on the planet, which includes the disturbance of ecosystems and their ability to recover.