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National Climate Assessment
U.S. Global Change Research Program, January 2017
This report provides an in-depth look at climate change impacts on the U.S. It details the multitude of ways climate change is already affecting and will increasingly affect the lives of Americans. more info >
State of the River Report 2016
Friends of the Mississippi River, National Park Service, September 2016, 52 pp.
This report provides an answer to the question, "So, how is the Mississippi River?" It highlights 14 key indicators of river health, and examines the status and trends of each indicator, as well as strategies for improvement. more info >
Healthy Food Access: A View of the Landscape in Minnesota and Lessons Learned From Healthy Food Financing Initiatives
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Wilder Research, April 2016, 54 pp.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and Wilder Research conducted a mixed-methods study to provide information to those interested in improving Minnesota's food retail environment. more info >
Swimmable, Fishable, Fixable? What We've Learned So Far About Minnesota Waters
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, April 2015, 25 pp.
Findings from the midpoint of a comprehensive look at water quality throughout Minnesota. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency have used a watershed approach to take an in-depth look at the lakes and streams in half of the state's 81 major watersheds. more info >
Designing and building healthy places
Resources from the CDC's Healthy Community Design Initiative. Healthy community design integrates evidence-based health strategies into community planning, transportation, and land-use decisions. more info >
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