Researchers at the University of Michigan and Michigan State University recently received $5.4 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to continue their study of climate change. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story Tags: Daily News, Michigan, research, science
The gold medal winner of this year’s annual San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition was a light unoaked chardonnay from Debonné Vineyards – a vineyard located in the Lake Erie region of northeast Ohio.
Despite the American wine and grape industry’s association with California’s Napa Valley, the Great Lakes region boasts four of the top 10 wine producing states in the nation.
In 2015 Dianne (pronounced Dee-Anne) Whelan rented out her house, sold her car, cancelled her monthly bills. Over the next six years and one month she walked and paddled all 27,000 kilometres of the Trans Canada Trail (formerly The Great Trail ), becoming the first person ever to cover all land and water portions. “It … Continued
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Ron Meyer and Jerry Gunderson had already spent decades collecting different items when they learned about the trilobites turning up in a quarry just outside Milwaukee in 1984. The two men, friends since childhood, took a trip to the active quarry site and spoke with the foreman about any fossils that might have been found.
Beyond the obvious proximity to the five Great Lakes, what makes a region? The Midwest has its own stereotypes – the Rust Belt has become a popular term for northern post-industrial cities – but perhaps the draw of the Earth’s bounty of freshwater is more meaningful?
Aside from the cultural influence of the lakes, the Great Lakes region is a combination of environmental science, politics and economy.
Chelsea Rochman, a professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of Toronto, co-authored a paper with other researchers published in the journal Science last September which estimates that between 24 and 34 million metric tonnes of plastic was released into the world’s oceans, lakes and rivers in 2020. Read the full story by…
In 1911, a 211-foot freighter named the Muskegon sank where the fire-scorched hulk was abandoned, now there’s an effort to make it Indiana’s second underwater nature preserve. If approved, this would protect the site for “exceptional” scuba diving according to Indiana University’s Center for Underwater Science. Read the full story by South Bend Tribune. Read…
Huron Perth Public Health reported a significant rise in in COVID-19 cases Tuesday, with 20 new infections confirmed since Friday.
Prioritizing sound science, trust, and authenticity are among key factors in siting a nuclear waste project, according to Swedish nuclear waste expert Saida Laârouchi Engström. The former Vice President of the Swedish nuclear waste management company, Svensk Kärnbränslehantering Aktiebolag (SKB), presented to the Community Liaison Committee (CLC) Thursday evening. She was joined by Jacob Spangenberg, […]
North America has 3 billion fewer birds today than five decades ago, according to a recent scientific study.
That loss equates to more than a quarter of the continent’s entire bird population, and the research documenting the decline has shown that it may be worse than first realized.
Having a restful weekend at the cottage ruined by the irritating din of mosquitoes orbiting your head is something almost all cottage-goers can relate to, but what if those mosquitos couldn’t find you? For the first time, researchers have used cutting-edge gene-editing technology to knock out a mosquito’s ability to see humans. Their findings were … Continued
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