Great Lakes Updates

By Indri Maulidar Capital News Service What’s orange, flies to Mexico every year and was recently proposed as a Michigan icon? It’s the monarch butterfly. Four Michigan senators recently introduced a bill to make the monarch butterfly Michigan’s state insect. The idea, pushed by a group of schoolchildren from West Bloomfield School District, has some […]
Mon, Nov 11, 2019
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Recycling centers adapting to the loss of China as a market might take a look at what has been going on in Michigan’s Emmet County for decades.
Fri, Nov 08, 2019
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Unique design helped vessel handle the wind and adjust its configuration to pass through canals.
Thu, Nov 07, 2019
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A cancer afflicting mussels originated off the Pacific coast of Canada, but then crossed into other species in Europe and South America.
Wed, Nov 06, 2019
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Americans eat more meat on average than citizens of any other nation, but new survey findings show that plant-based meat products are winning fans across the US.
Wed, Nov 06, 2019
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Isle Royale's abundant red squirrels were once considered a localized subspecies. But the latest DNA testing tells a different story.
Tue, Nov 05, 2019
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Grasses that have encroached from other regions can make wildfires more frequent, according to a new study. 
Mon, Nov 04, 2019
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New rules will weaken the landmark law intended to save plants and animals on the brink.
Tue, Aug 13, 2019
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The waterwheel lives a double life: facing extinction in its native habitat even as it creeps into places where it doesn’t belong.
Tue, Aug 13, 2019
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Researchers studying trees at Green-Wood Cemetery found a nonnative beetle previously unknown to science.
Thu, Aug 01, 2019
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