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By air, at night: the DNR has officers in the air and on the ground to catch hunting offenders

By air, at night: the DNR has officers in the air and on the ground to catch hunting offenders

Minnesota conservation officers targeted a type of illegal deer hunting in mid-November in the far north near Blackduck that is common, but an unusually dangerous part of their job. There were multiple violations, ranging from shooting a deer from a motor vehicle and from a roadway to carrying loaded firearms, and all centered on a …

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Air pollution linked to nearly a million stillbirths a year

Nearly one million stillbirths a year can be attributed to air pollution, according to the first global study. Research has estimated that nearly half of stillbirths could be linked to exposure to pollution particles smaller than 2.5 microns (PM2.5), mostly produced by burning fossil fuels. The study looked at 137 countries in Asia, Africa and …

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