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Bugsfeed: What insect you are based on your major

Move over astrology, it's time for entomology to shine

City of Madison

Madison mayor introduces new environmental sustainability plan, aims for net zero carbon emissions by 2030

'We want to make sure that climate action is happening across the entire community and benefitting everybody,' Deputy Mayor says

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WI must end preemptive laws regarding plastics to preserve environment

Preemptive ban on plastic bans hurts environment, we must act to protect our eco-system

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Celebrate Earth Day by having teach-ins, stimulating discussions about climate change

UW should dedicate some portion of its classes to talk about global warming and environmental issues

City of Madison

City of Madison to run more vehicles on biodiesel fuel

'This has the short and long-term advantage of making Wisconsin a producer of materials it would otherwise import,' UW expert says

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Proposed Amtrak expansions outline path towards U.S.-based sustainable transportation network

New rail routes would decrease national greenhouse gas emissions, spread economic growth between cities

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Wisconsin conducts shortest wolf hunt season, overhunting continues to endanger Wisconsin wolf population

As Wisconsin hunters continue to hunt more wolves than the allowed quota, the consequences for the ecosystem are severe

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin hunters exceed quota by double for fourth ever wolf hunting season

Season comes after controversial wolf deslisting from Endangered Species Act

City of Madison

Hub II team says development will include “sustainability measures”

Measures could include green roofs, controlled runoff, high-efficiency LED lighting, energy-efficient appliances

State of Wisconsin

Climate change advocacy continues despite lack of federal progress

'[Leaders] should agree on a bipartisan solution to climate change. If it’s not bipartisan, it’s not going to last,' Citizen's Climate Lobby leader says

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