Both Michigan and the wider Great Lakes and St. Lawrence binational region could become a world leader in the high-quality, voluntary carbon offset market to the possible tune of $783 billion in revenues by 2050, according to new research from the University of Michigan. Read the full story by MLive.
Researchers warn dangerous algae blooms and warming water around the Great Lakes will impact Metro Detroit more intensely and for longer as climate change continues to heat up around the globe. Read the full story by WWJ – Detroit, MI. Read the full story
EPA today took its first steps to ramp up oversight of toxic coal ash following a Trump-era rollback, a move that threatens early retirement for some coal plants in the Midwest. Read the full story by E&E News. Read the full story
If you find yourself fascinated by shipwrecks, it may surprise you to learn just how many shipwrecks you can find around Michigan and even in some that can be visited by paddle boat. Read the full story by WKFR – Kalamazoo, MI. Read the full story
Perch and other fish native to the Great Lakes have dwindled in part due to invasive species. UWM School of Freshwater Sciences’ Osvaldo Jhonatan Sepulveda Villet says the solution might be to farm these fish through genetically improved lines that breed fish that grow bigger faster. Read the full story WUWM – Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Read…
The Ohio Supreme Court is expected to hand down a decision soon on whether the proposed Icebreaker wind farm in Lake Erie can go forward. Read the full story by WKSU – Kent, OH. Read the full story