Six candidates attended the Columbia City Council Candidate Forum on Clean Energy, Climate and the Environment, where they answered questions about city government's role in managing issues of climate and energy efficiency.
Hunters can voice their opinions on proposed regulation changes for the 2016-17 deer hunting season that aimed at boosting white-tailed deer populations throughout Missouri.
As of March 12, more than 500 volunteers from 40 groups are registered to participate in cleaning trash from streets, trails, streams and parks. This will be the 19th annual Cleanup Columbia event.
The Missouri Department of Conservation will step up testing in Cole County before changing any rules — but the disease's stubborn physiology means any new measures are unlikely to reverse its spread.
The buck killed in Centertown — some 40 miles from the state's containment zone — was the 14th Chronic Wasting Disease case confirmed this season in free-range deer.
There's more than an 80 percent chance that much of the central and western United States will have a 35-year-or-longer "megadrought" later this century, said study co-author Toby Ault of Cornell University.Climate change is believed to be the main culprit.
Selected MU students taste-tested Asian carp dishes and shared their reactions on Tuesday at the Sabai Culinary Development Kitchen. Results are helping MU Campus Dining services decide whether to serve carp in campus dining halls.
The improvement district has sent out a survey to downtown residents and businesses to gauge interest in public recycling bins.
The city's Public Works Department revealed new information about the proposed Shepard Boulevard-Rollins Street connector trail options and gauged public opinion.
Sustainability employees spoke at an event Friday about how residents can help save energy in an effort to win the $5 million Georgetown University Energy Prize.
The Big Muddy was running white with ice this week, but warmer temperatures are expected to reduce the coverage by the weekend.
Boone County firearms hunters killed a total of 1,724 deer, far fewer than the top counties in the state.
The public educational push begins with a free screening Tuesday evening of the documentary "Bag It" at Ragtag Cinema followed by a question and answer session.
Officials have differing opinions on how brilliant mid-Missouri's leaves will appear this season, but they agree that the coloring of the fall foliage depends on the temperature in the coming weeks.
A visitor station, interactive outdoor panels and overlooks are planned for public recreation land along the Missouri River. The project is part of a 15-year conservation plan developed by the Big Muddy National Fish and Wildlife Refuge.
President Obama plans to expand the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument to cover 490,000 square miles, becoming the largest marine preserve in the world.
By the end of this year, the city hopes to add solar panels at its pumping station on West Ash Street that would increase the city’s solar production of electricity by as much as 55 percent.
Plastic pieces appear to be distributed widely throughout the world's oceans, but there's less of it than researchers expected, a Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences report said.
The Missouri Department of Conservation placed traps in pools at Eagle Bluffs on Tuesday; on Wednesday, volunteers of all ages gathered at Eagle Bluffs Headquarters to help pull the traps from the pools and help process the turtles' information into their database.
The White House's Council on Environmental Quality said the waters in the south-central Pacific Ocean contain "some of the most pristine tropical marine environments in the world."