Lake Superior faces environmental threats as diverse as crude oil tankers and mining.
Cities on other Great Lakes should care.
We aren’t immune from each others’ problems.
Here’s a nifty animated graphic that plots the spread of Asian carp.
It was produced by the U.S. Geological Survey and the National Wildlife Federation.
What do you do with urban territory that has fallen out of the literal economy?
A University of Michigan architecture professor suggests community gardens flourishing in empty lots, artists using fire-damaged buildings as palettes and neighborhood fairs in alleys.
Great Lakes storm fans have a chance this year to mark the 100th anniversary of one of the worst to ever hit.
Each week, Great Lakes Echo features a photo story about a different Area of Concern designated by the U.S. or Canadian governments in the Great Lakes basin.
Guess where the area is located, based on the description of the site.
Great Lakes Echo looked at the toxic brew that Indiana’s Grand Calumet River carries to Lake Michigan yesterday.
Today: A look at the multi-million dollar investment in its recovery.
It’s an investment not only in the river but in the near shore ecosystem of Lake Michigan.
Here’s a look at the toxic brew Indiana’s Grand Calumet River carries to Lake Michigan. Municipal and industrial effluent make up 90 percent of the river’s flow. But there’s hope for what is one of the nation’s most polluted rivers.
This video is among those produced by students at Kent State University’s Stark campus under the direction of biology and journalism faculty.
It is part of a multidisciplinary study of the local environment called OurWaterWebs and based south of Cleveland.
Despite drought conditions, low water levels and a rash of disease in the white-tailed deer population, fishing and hunting remained a boon to the Michigan economy in 2012.
Residents of Great Lakes cities are increasingly victims of urban flooding.
Getting a handle on the problem is difficult as property owners often don’t want to talk about sewage spilling into their homes.
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