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May 17, 2019
Red panda at the Red River Zoo in 2009.
Missing red panda found in tree near Fargo zoo
May 17, 2019 - 10:37am
May 8, 2019
(Daily Republic photo illustration)
Larger sediments have attention of water providers
May 8, 2019 - 7:01am
May 4, 2019
Kevin Roth, Street and Sanitation superindendent for the city of Mitchell, talks about the bulldozing that goes on at the Mitchell Regional Landfill. (Matt Gade / Republic)
With 26 percent of Mitchell residents recycling, city dump lifespan diminishing
May 4, 2019 - 8:00am
April 30, 2019
A red-bellied woodpecker in the District of Columbia's Rock Creek Park. The eBird Project blends birdwatchers' sightings with satellite photos and data about many species. The combination produces precise digital maps predicting when and where threatened and endangered birds migrate. Washington Post photo by Bill O'Leary.
A new effort to save birds pinpoints in amazing detail where they fly
April 30, 2019 - 7:00pm
Phyllis Johnson, who is a former University of North Dakota vice president for research and economic development as well as a U.S. Department of Agriculture senior executive and scientist, mixes her strong stance on climate change with religion when she visits Lutheran churches in eastern North Dakota. She is a vice president of the Eastern North Dakota Synod. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Longtime research leader says addressing climate change is the 'Christian thing to do'
April 30, 2019 - 6:00am
April 28, 2019
A melting iceberg in Hudson Bay in Manitoba, Canada, June 14, 2014.  (Michael Kirby Smith/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)
New EPA document tells communities to brace for climate change impacts
April 28, 2019 - 12:30pm
April 22, 2019
Red sprites brightened the night sky west of Oklahoma City on Wednesday, April 17.   Photo for The Washington Post courtesy of Paul Smith
Elusive red sprites, like glowing jellyfish in the night sky, photographed in Oklahoma
April 22, 2019 - 1:34pm
April 21, 2019
Zulema Hernandez, center, and her daughter Juventina Herrera participate in the Rio Grande Valley Climate March at the National Butterfly Center in Mission, Texas, on March 3, 2019.  Washington Post photo by Carolyn Van Houten
Butterflies were symbols of rebirth - then they started disappearing
April 21, 2019 - 11:03am
April 17, 2019
Stock image. Photo courtesy of Pixabay
Scientists restore some brain cell functions in pigs four hours after death
April 17, 2019 - 2:37pm
April 16, 2019
A snow-covered squirrel has a crabapple snack in West Fargo on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019.
David Samson / The Forum
Electric utilities still at war with public enemy No. 1: Squirrels
April 16, 2019 - 1:30pm
April 15, 2019
Scientists have captured the first direct image of a supermassive black hole. The cosmic portrait belongs to the black hole at the center of Messier 87, the largest galaxy we know of, about 54 million light-years away. MUST CREDIT: Event Horizon Telescope collaboration et al.
Algorithms gave us black hole picture, she's the scientist who helped create them
April 15, 2019 - 3:55pm
April 14, 2019
From left to right, Starr, Valor II and Valor I sit over eggs at their Illinois nest. Photo courtesy of Stewards of the Upper Mississippi River Refuge via National Audubon Society.
A rare trio of bald eagles - two dads, one mom - are raising eaglets together in one nest
April 14, 2019 - 1:24pm
April 10, 2019
Scientists have captured the first direct image of a supermassive black hole. The cosmic portrait belongs to the black hole at the center of Messier 87, the largest galaxy we know of, about 54 million light-years away. MUST CREDIT: Event Horizon Telescope collaboration et al.
See a black hole for the first time in images from the Event Horizon Telescope
April 10, 2019 - 11:50am
April 9, 2019
A melting iceberg in Hudson Bay in Manitoba, Canada, June 14, 2014.  (Michael Kirby Smith/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)
As White House questions climate change, US military is planning for it
April 9, 2019 - 9:34am
April 2, 2019
Bounty program aims to catch public's interest
April 2, 2019 - 12:00pm
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