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Turning carp into a popular household and restaurant menu item is one way officials hope to rein in a decades-old invasion threatening native fish, mussels and aquatic plants in the Great Lakes.
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The city of Joliet, roughly 45 minutes southwest of Chicago, is looking to Lake Michigan as a solution to its drying water supplies. But residents are concerned about the costs that would bring.
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Through her work with Chicago’s Field Museum, Ylanda Wilhite encourages kids to engage with nature in their neighborhoods, with a particular focus on BIPOC and disinvested communities.
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In this Q&A with Great Lakes Environmental Law Center executive director Nick Leonard, he pushes regulators to focus on the possible, talks about the role MDHHS can play in environmental health, and more.
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The famed planetarium on the shores of Lake Michigan will on March 4 reopen, joining the ranks of museums and other institutions that have opened their doors once again.
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This is the first year the Chicago research group has been able to study winter conditions of the microbial communities and the “Winter Grab” will help bring more awareness to this field of work in the coming years.
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An upcoming hydroponic facility is the latest development in the former company town of Pullman, a community in south Chicago.
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The Great Lakes Impact Investment Platform features 40 projects representing nearly $4.5 billion in investment opportunities, including household energy efficiency retrofits, coal mine reclamation and solar development.