Rights of Nature: Gaining traction around the world while facing serious opposition almost everywhere
Rights of Nature, while still struggling to get a foothold in the U.S. and Great Lakes area, has been gaining popularity much quicker overseas.
Some beaches are closed along Lake Michigan in northwestern Indiana after authorities say a chemical spill into the Little Calumet River caused fish to die in the area.
Go aboard a boat that delivers mail to freighters, learn about life on a…
Great Lakes Energy News Roundup: Michigan solar power, Enbridge might reroute part of Line 5 and Ohio wind turbines face local opposition
Catch the latest in Great Lakes energy news in Great Lakes Now’s fortnightly energy-related headline roundup.
A look at Detroit’s recent blackouts and possible stakeholder solutions for grid resilience brings forward ideas that can be applied to power grids across the Great Lakes region as water levels and wild weather continue to impact energy needs.
Ports abound throughout the Great Lakes, welcoming vacationers from the United States and further abroad.
Specials from Great Lakes Now
Great Lakes Now – Monthly Series
A network of PBS stations to work together to cover crucial issues affecting the well-being and future of the Great Lakes.
The Forever Chemicals
Learn more about the PFAS family of chemicals and watch the Great Lakes Now program. Premieres March 28, 2019.
Tapping the Great Lakes
Water withdrawals remain a controversial issue in the Great Lakes. Learn about two of them in this Great Lakes Now program.
Beneath the Surface: The Line 5 Pipeline in the Great Lakes
Now an ongoing political issue, the history of Enbridge Line 5 in the Mackinac Straits goes back decades. Watch the Great Lakes Now documentary about the oil-and-gas pipeline.
The Seven Generation River
Visit a Native American community in the Great Lakes region and see how members protect water, using traditional culture along with technology.
The Door Flint Opened: America’s Drinking Water Crisis
When lead leached into the drinking water in this Michigan town, it changed how journalists and authors thought about water issues in their own communities. Hear from them about their work and what impact it had.