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its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends.
A recent study found that the state is home to four of the country’s most polluting power plants. But elected officials won’t even show up to hear their constituents’ concerns about it.
As higher temperatures head north, the Great Plains’ grasslands are in for a transformation.
Southern Illinois is waiting for Trump’s promised coal boom, but job prospects are still a bust.
Dead fish tell many tales—but can they persuade authorities to strengthen Lake Michigan’s defenses against these ecological saboteurs?
These wetland predators are showing scientists a whole new side to otter behavior.
The state’s lawmakers have cut funding for the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, leaving rural farmers in the lurch.
Meet some of the people who are striving to stop TransCanada’s dirty tar sands oil pipeline once and for all.
Because it can take years before the government does anything about it.
This Southeast Side community has helped give a voice to the environmental justice movement. Now Trump’s budget cuts threaten to silence it.
DAPL may be underway, but the water protectors at Standing Rock taught us a lot about going up against the fossil fuel industry.
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