To lighten the mood over the coming carpocolypse, Echo asked readers to plaster images of Asian carp in pictures where they don’t belong. Here is a record of their better efforts.
In all seriousness, the Asian carp is a major threat to the Great Lakes. Keep tabs on new developments and dialogues with our Carp Watch feature.
Echo’s man in Chicago gives his take on the Great Lakes
Regional photographers sent us their favorite and toughest Great Lakes shots. Check out their harrowing tales and gorgeous images.
Which invasive species is the most ecologically destructive to the Great Lakes? We pitted eight of the region’s aquatic invasive species against each other in “lake fights” to find out.
Which terrestrial invasive species is the most destructive to the Great Lakes region? You tell us.
See how people use interactive online maps to illustrate environmental trends and issues in the Great Lakes. A new mashup is posted each Monday.
What better way to start the week than with Great Lakes themed memes?
Our readers capture the beauty of the Great Lakes environment. Check out some of their best shots every Friday on Echo.
Check out Great Lakes environmental podcasts from Echo and guest reporters.
With help from readers, the Great Lakes Echo staff has developed several fun, yet informative environmental Facebook quizzes.
The Satellite watch feature highlights and sometimes animates images of the Great Lakes captured from space by satellites that fly over the basin every day.
Great Lakes Echo Editor David Poulson looks at environmental journalism.
Echo reporters have created videos illustrating a variety of environmental trends and issues in the Great Lakes. Check out Great Lakes-relevant YouTube videos as well.
A weekly video project in which Echo reporters hit the streets to compare the general public’s knowledge of environmental issues to what experts think we should know.