Hennepin County recently revised its recycling ordinance to include new organics recycling for businesses that generate large quantities of food waste, such as restaurants, hotels and even the University of Minnesota.
The University of Minnesota recently received seven grants from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, which aim to boost the competitiveness of specialty crops grown in Minnesota through research and education.
A climate report recently released by the federal government emphasizes the substantial damages to the economy, environment and human health happening because of climate change, including the effects on the Midwest.
The University of Minnesota is set to receive almost $4 million from the Department of Energy to develop sustainable energy grids that can withstand aging infrastructure and catastrophic events.
University of Minnesota researchers released several studies in the past month, focusing on issues like foodborne illnesses, dermatologic care for sexual and gender minority patients and preventing the spread of cancer cells.
There is an urgent need to increase surgical care and access in rural areas of low-income countries, according to data collected and analyzed by a collaborative group of universities, including the University of Minnesota.
The U.S. Education Department released a proposal Friday that would narrow the definition of sexual harassment and misconduct on college campuses and give the accused more protection.
A review released by University of Minnesota researchers late last month looked at the world’s changing diets, and a related increase in disease and environmental degradation that comes with it – what researchers have called the diet, health and environment "trilemma."
A high-profile study released two weeks ago regarding climate change and ocean warming was found to have some minor errors in central calculations.
The Earth's oceans are retaining more heat than previously thought, which suggests a faster rate of global warming that could result in climate changes in Minnesota, according to new research.