Environment

Interactive map tracks city carbon emissions

An interactive map developed by the New York Times is giving fresh insights into city-level carbon emissions across the country. The detailed heat map...

Gray wolf population causing concerns

Gray wolves (Canius Lupus) are making a comeback in the Badger State, and that’s worrying residents in rural parts of Wisconsin. While some see...

A tale of two oil pipelines and their place in the...

The political debate over how to regulate the fossil fuel industry in the United States is more important — and ideologically divisive — than...

The hunt for new hunters To counter declining participation, Wisconsin looks...

If you are out hunting over this holiday week, take a look at the fellow hunters you encounter, perhaps warming up in bar, lodge...

DNR releases notices and reminders for deer hunters

Deer hunting season is here, and the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has issued a series of reminders and notices for hunters across the...

Wisconsin commits to Paris climate accords Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes joined...

Despite President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement, cities and states are moving to reaffirm their commitment...

Report: Watch out for dangerous toys when holiday shopping

From choking hazards to poisonous metals and compounds, the toy aisle still poses a danger to children, a report released Thursday warns. The report, Trouble...

Tougher livestock farm rule dies Ag secretary nominee pulled back regulation...

Years in the making, a plan to change the rules governing large livestock farms is dead — a side casualty of the state Senate’s...

Evers signs pipeline protest bill over critics’ objections

Gov. Tony Evers on Wednesday signed a widely supported, yet also controversial, bill escalating penalties for trespassing on pipelines and other energy and water...

Update: Marathon County manure spill released 40,000 gallons of liquid waste...

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is continuing to address a manure spill in Marathon County, which occurred in early October. The agency...
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