By MAXWELL EVANS Capital News Service LANSING — When NASA reported 2017 to be the second-hottest year on record, the announcement was confirmation of a continuing trend: All 18 of the hottest years in modern history have occurred in the … Continue reading →
By BAILEY LASKE Capital News Service LANSING – Isle Royale’s problem with the balance in its animal population is at an all-time high. According to Michigan Technological Institute, only one wolf survives and an expanding moose population numbers about 1,600. … Continue reading →
State officials say that Michigan prisons are buzzed by drones almost weekly as people try to get cell phones, drugs and other contraband to inmates. State lawmakers want to ban flights over prisons, but they’re stepping on the toes of the FAA which re...
A new year brings new opportunities for recreation and commercial interests along the Great Lakes. It also means seven gubernatorial elections in states that border the lakes, and growing concern over climate change.
By ERIC FREEDMAN Capital News Service LANSING — Some aggressively stealthy invaders may be more aggressively stealthy than we thought. Consider the starry stonewort, a green alga from Eurasia that now thrives in many inland lakes in Michigan and that … Continue reading →
By JACK NISSEN Capital News Service LANSING — Catch and release was meant to help sustain fish populations. But a four-year study shows it may do the opposite. Almost half of lake trout caught in Lake Huron and Lake Superior … Continue reading →