Great Lakes Updates

A research method called "telecoupling" may provide more accurate predictions of environmental disasters.
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
Via Great Lakes Echo
Twelve year old Henry Takala survived being buried head down for three hours in a 1939 Michigan avalanche. His story is a lesson for rescuers today.
Thu, Apr 19, 2018
Via Great Lakes Echo
DTE Energy, a major supplier of electricity to Southeast Michigan, plans to double its renewable energy capacity by 2021.
Wed, Apr 18, 2018
Via Great Lakes Echo
Bicycle safety in rural areas is of great concern. One approach is increasing the use of trails for non-motorized vehicles, such as the White Pine Trail between Comstock Park and Cadillac, and the Kal-Haven Trail between Kalamazoo and South Haven.
Tue, Apr 17, 2018
Via Great Lakes Echo
The EPA is considering lower emission standards for new vehicles. Environmentalists say that would be a step backward.
Mon, Apr 16, 2018
Via Great Lakes Echo
The city has 10,542 acres of forests. The Natural Areas Conservancy, which says they are at a tipping point, is thinking about how to care for them.
Sun, Apr 15, 2018
Via Invasive Species News
As the country imports ever more of its fruits and vegetable, it’s time to examine the positive and negative effects on consumers and farmers.
Tue, Mar 13, 2018
Via Invasive Species News
As the list of endangered animals worldwide grows longer, society may soon be faced with an impossible decision: which ones to take off life support.
Tue, Mar 13, 2018
Via Invasive Species News
A pest known as a scale appears to be killing off reeds that bind the state’s coast together, speeding land loss and endangering oil wells, shipping routes and fishing grounds.
Sat, Feb 24, 2018
Via Invasive Species News
A new study could help make the case for treating flamingos as Florida natives, which could entitle them to certain protections in the state.
Wed, Feb 21, 2018
Via Invasive Species News