By News Desk
Detroit Public Television will live stream sessions from the Great Lakes Restoration Conference this week. Watch a live stream from 1-5 p.m. Tuesday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Thursday. All times EDT.
By PBS NewsHour
How can the great lakes recover from agricultural runoff and toxic algae blooms? Yesterday, the EPA announced it will distribute $12 million to educate farmers and improve water quality in the region. Detroit Public Television’s Christy McDonald speaks with scientists…
Scientists are investigating a surprising new pollutant in the country’s waterways: the tiny plastic beads found in common cosmetic products. Illinois has become the first state to ban these synthetic microbeads. Brandis Friedman of WTTW Chicago reports on the potential…
By Lorna Baldwin
Shipwreck hunter Steve Libert thinks he has found the remains of the Griffin…
The National Weather Service confirmed 51 tornadoes across 11 states from Friday into early Saturday, from the Great Lakes spreading south of the Gulf Coast and as far east as Georgia and the Carolinas. Hari Sreenivasan reports on cleanup efforts…
Tiny mussels are invading the Great Lakes, threatening the health of the waterways and the livelihoods of fishermen. Ash-har Quraishi of WTTW Chicago reports.
Tom Bearden looks at how some Midwestern states are battling the threat of carp overpopulation, which is damaging the Great Lakes' fragile ecosystem.
In an attempt to increase security after 9/11, the U.S. Coast Guard has conducted over two dozen live-fire drills using their new deck-mounted machine guns in the Great Lakes region. A reporter discusses the public's reaction to this new program.
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