A recent study of Great Lakes tributaries found that plastic pollution isn’t just from the beads in consumer products, but that it also falls into three other broad categories.
A university study finds that the time Michigan grapes have to ripen has dramatically increased over the past few decades. That’s opened the door to new wine making opportunities.
Eating insects is well-established in Africa, Asia and Australia. But entrepreneurs, including those in the Great Lakes region, are gearing up for its expansion in North America. The protein source could be key to feeding a rising global population if it becomes as acceptable as eating sushi.
They published a white paper Thursday urging continuation of the multi-million dollar Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and to put it on a five-year rather than annual renewal.