“Black bear researcher Lynn Rogers has filed suit against the DNR. He’s asking a judge in Ramsey County District Court to issue a temporary restraining order to keep the agency from forcing him to remove collars on about a dozen bears he’s researching,” writes MPR News reporter Stephanie Hemphill. The DNR has repeatedly told Rogers Read more

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sK3e-UCJXi0 Minnesota’s wolf population has dropped by about 24 percent since 2008, according to new survey numbers released Tuesday by the state Department of Natural Resources, writes MPR News reporter Elizabeth Dunbar. The new numbers likely mean fewer wolves will be allowed to be killed during the next hunting season this fall and winter, said Read more

With help from a WikiLeaks lawyer, the young American who admits he leaked information about National Security Agency surveillance programs has now asked more than 20 nations to give him asylum. But as NPR’s Jean Cochran said early Tuesday on the network’s newscast, Edward Snowden’s chances of getting asylum from any nation in Europe “do Read more