Feeding sheep can lead to using less fossil fuels

Ray Garcia, host of MSU’s “The Food Fix” podcast, speaks with Yuko Frazier, founder of the Ypsilanti, Michigan-based sheep-powered lawn care service known as Project Mow.

Day that measures consumption of resources moving earlier

July 29 marked this year’s Earth Overshoot Day. That’s the annual date where it’s estimated that humans have taken more resources from the planet than it can produce for that year. The calculations for the date are provided by the Global Footprint Network, with the date changing almost every year.

Family laments dam removals

Not everyone is excited about losing the Boardman and Sabin dams. The Gibbs family has lived in Northern Michigan for generations and their ancestors helped build the dams.

Tribal elder raises river restoration awareness

When a series of dams was proposed for the river, the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians was against it. So when word got out that the city might remove the dams, the tribe jumped at the opportunity to help.