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Rivers, Roads, Rails, and Air | Red River Oxcarts

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Learn about the Red River oxcarts that were the primary means of transporting goods from the Red River Valley to St. Paul.

Reducing Our Carbon Footprint: The Role of Markets - Emission Offsets and Carbon Credits

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A brief explanation of carbon credits and the process behind them is presented.

Water: The Lifeblood | Coal as a Water Source?

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Coal Creek Station near Underwood, North Dakota is able to remove the water from the lignite they mine and then use that water in their cooling towers. They have also been able to see an increase in the plant’s efficiency by doing this. 

Reducing Our Carbon Footprint: The Role of Markets - US Carbon Market Developments

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This short clip describes the voluntary nature of carbon market activities in the United States.

Water: The Lifeblood | Parallel Cooling System

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The Comanche Station in Pueblo, Colorado is finding technological ways to double their energy production without doubling their water usage. 

Red River Land | History of Travel | The Skies

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In the early days of the airplane people put on shows to display their flying talent.  Some notable performing aviators, male and female, were known as barnstormers and were from the Red River Valley.  Today modern jet aircraft transport people and freight all over Red River Land.

Hydrogen: Nature's Fuel | Is It Safe?

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Hydrogen is no less safe than gasoline, it’s just different. Learn how hydrogen is being engineered to be as safe as, if not safer than, currently available technologies.

Altered Lives: Stories From the Medina Tragedy | Gordon Kahl

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Learn about the life of Gordon Kahl, how his political views developed, and the conflicting public views of him.

Nature in the Balance | CO2 Sequestration | Sequestration Potential in Prairies

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Soil has great potential for trapping carbon dioxide. Details of capture and release into the atmosphere are presented.

Out of the Air - Into the Soil: Land Practices That Reduce Atmospheric Carbon Levels - No Till Farming and Carbon Storage

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Conservation farming practices are a means to sequester carbon in active fields.

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