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No Worms Wasted

Vermicomposting flourishes in the Great Lakes region By Carol Thompson Spring 2011 It’s a bleak 19-degree...

No Worms Wasted
posted on: May 4, 2011 | author: rachaelgleason

An Unparalleled Landscape

Michigan is home to the world’s largest assemblage of fresh water dunes — a resource often overlooked for its...

An Unparalleled Landscape
posted on: May 3, 2011 | author: rachaelgleason

Slimed

Overuse of phosphorus fertilizers is causing toxic algae to bloom in the Great Lakes and inland lakes and streams. Now...

Slimed
posted on: May 2, 2011 | author: rachaelgleason

Wheels of Fortune

Whether they drive it, bus it or bike it to their campus, Big Ten students are exposed to harmful pollutants that...

Wheels of Fortune
posted on: May 2, 2011 | author: rachaelgleason

Big Ten Initiatives

Innovative environmental initiatives in the Big Ten By Matthew Hund, Kristin V. Johnson, & Hannah Northey Spring...

Big Ten Initiatives
posted on: May 2, 2011 | author: rachaelgleason

Big Ten ‘mini cities’ cre...

Collectively larger than the population of Miami, the Big Ten Conference demands a huge amount of electricity. The...

Big Ten ‘mini cities’ create big impact
posted on: May 2, 2011 | author: rachaelgleason

Bottle Bill Blues

A national bottle bill could curb waste, but it has to get passed first. By Kerri Jo Molitor Spring 2008 Soft drink...

posted on: May 2, 2011 | author: rachaelgleason

Victim or Perpetrator?

Rescuing a species from extinction doesn’t  always have a happy ending. Story by Bret A. muter Photos courtesy...

posted on: May 2, 2011 | author: rachaelgleason

Sustainability 101

A Michigan school district goes green, inspiring young minds. By Gordon Shetler Spring 2008 The windmills are the...

posted on: May 2, 2011 | author: rachaelgleason

Buried Treasure

A new sulfide mine could boost Michigan’s economy, but critics say the risks may outweigh the benefits. By Marc...

posted on: May 2, 2011 | author: rachaelgleason

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