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Dreaming of a campout, but can’t afford a tent? Grand Rapids and Detroit are launching gear libraries to break down economic barriers to the Great Outdoors.
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Aging housing is prevalent all around the region, but in some cities the old infrastructure lingers more than in others.
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A priority shift is needed on federal and state levels to achieve climate goals, Michelle Martinez told Great Lakes Now.
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Environmental regulators hope new data-driven tools will help identify hotspots and drive environmental justice. Some activists, who’ve been fighting polluters for decades, have doubts that more information will make a difference.
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At least 15 people who attended a public affairs conference last week on Michigan’s Mackinac Island have tested positive for COVID-19, including U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg.
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A Detroit trash incinerator will be demolished after decades of complaints about air pollution and strong odors of rotten eggs and rotting garbage.
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Otters, turkey, walleye and more have all made comebacks in the past few decades, thanks to the rewilding efforts of various organizations.
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Local activists from Detroit and Windsor are pushing The United Nations Education and Scientific Cultural Organization to recognize the local landmark.
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Rising rates hurt Michigan’s poorest residents.
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In this month’s column, John Hartig discusses the lessons that can be learned from the naturalization of Toronto’s Don River.