Feeding sheep can lead to using less fossil fuels

By Guest Contributor Ray Garcia, host of MSU’s “The Food Fix” podcast, speaks with Yuko Frazier, founder of the Ypsilanti, Michigan-based sheep-powered lawn care service known as Project Mow. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Want to get to work faster? You’ll have to drive

By Eric Freedman Getting to work every day can be a pain, but the amount of pain varies depending on where you live and how you get to your job. Traveling by public transportation such as buses often takes twice as long – or more – as driving alone. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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New non-native bee arrives in Great Lakes

By Eric Freedman Scientists have found a new species of non-native wild bee in Illinois and Minnesota. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Man from India captures award-winning images of Lake Erie while barefoot

By Cassidy Hough Barefoot hiker wins the 2019 Life on Lake Erie Photo Contest. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Mighty 4-inch crayfish can be bold or shy

By Eric Freedman Crayfish have personalities—and they can shape how well the critters can escape from their predators, such as largemouth bass. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Evaporation determines if record water levels continue to wreak havoc

By Guest Contributor This year water levels were the highest on record since previous record highs in 1986, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers which has tracked them since 1918. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Website tracks balloon debris in the Great Lakes

By Guest Contributor A university researcher is tracking balloon litter in the Great Lakes region to spread awareness of how it harms the environment. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Which of the Great Lakes states is the happiest?

By Guest Contributor Access and proximity to nature contribute to overall happiness, said psychology professor Mahima Saxena. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Tagging fish with #fisHER

By Guest Contributor Women who fish have created a new Twitter hashtag to promote awareness of their growing numbers. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Would lifeguards make the Great Lakes safer?

By Guest Contributor Most city and state Lake Michigan beaches, have not staffed lifeguards for years, and in some cases decades. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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