A fish pulled from Lake Ontario in 2015 contained 915 particles—a mix of microplastics, synthetic materials containing flame retardants or plasticizers, dyed cellulose fibers, and more—in its body, the most particles ever recorded. Read the full story by Environmental Health News.
Birds are a tremendous source of joy and solace, so it’s no wonder bird feeders are so popular. Bird feeders let you see birds up close, take in every stunning detail, learn their vocalizations, and observe their habits and quirks. (And you can do all that from the comfort of your home, while sipping your … Continued
High-speed Internet through fibre-optic cable is being installed in southern Bruce County, the latest rollout of the SWIFT broadband network across southwestern Ontario. More than 350 homes and businesses throughout South Bruce, within Huron-Kinloss and in the village of Formosa, will soon have cable installed to provide these underserved, rural areas access to high-speed Internet. […]
May 6, 2021 By Lester Graham, Michigan Radio The Great Lakes News Collaborative includes Bridge Michigan; Circle of Blue; Great Lakes Now at Detroit Public Television; and Michigan Radio, Michigan’s NPR News Leader; who work together to bring audiences news and information about the impact of climate change, pollution, and aging infrastructure on the Great Lakes and drinking water….
Saugeen Shores police have issued a “community safety advisory” about a convicted sex offender, with several prior convictions relating to children, who now lives in Port Elgin. Mark Anthony Windrim, 40, will be residing in the area of Woodland Drive, according to a police news release. His most recent charges stem from an incident in […]
It was Friday morning, just after 6 a.m., as the sky started to brighten. Ironman triathlete Matt Gervais and a friend entered the waters of Lake St. Clair near Tecumseh, Ont. for a three-kilometre swim. With pools closed due to the pandemic, Gervais swam this route often, sometimes three times a week. The water that … Continued
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