Stories of scientific research, from profuse failures to precious moments of triumph. A production of The Mac Weekly, the independent student newspaper of Macalester College.
Decade of Restoration: Repainting the Prairie
In Central Montana, the American Prairie Reserve has hopes of rebuilding a lost ecosystem. But they still have a long way to go.
Decade of Restoration: The Fallen King of New England
In 1904, a devastating blight wiped out the American chestnut tree. 100 years later, a team of researchers is on the verge of bringing it back to the wild.
Introducing The Abstract
In 2020, we're at a pivotal turning point for the environment and the world. In this special three-part series, we'll travel to the forests of New England and the Great Plains to tell the stories of people trying to rebuild what we’ve destroyed. From The Mac Weekly, this is The Abstract: stories of scientific research, from profuse failures to precious moments of triumph.