Great Lakes Now Featured Articles About Detroit
What does Michigan’s future look like if we adequately prepare the state’s water resources for climate change? Goodbye to septics and shore-hugging homes. Hello to more diversified crops on Michigan farms.
Winning Work: Great Lakes Now garners awards for collaborations, videography, environmental coverage and more
The Society for Professional Journalists, Detroit chapter, recognized Great Lakes Now broadcast, digital, engagement and collaborative work in its annual contest.
Rain gardens, bioretention features, adaptable parks and more are popping up all around the region.
Climate disruption is revealing economic inequality.
As moratoria expire across the Great Lakes region, advocates say ongoing affordability and debt relief are key.
The Great Lakes Way would be an interconnected set of 156 miles of blueways or water trails and 160 miles of greenways stretching from southern Lake Huron through western Lake Erie.
For two straight summers, residents of Detroit’s Jefferson Chalmers neighborhood watched water pour into basements and pool in streets, a result of coastal flooding that will become increasingly common throughout the Great Lakes as climate change progresses.
GLN Host Ward Detwiler interviewed this year’s Kids Clean Water Calendar Contest winner about his artwork promoting clean water.
What sort of impact could President Biden’s executive orders and his various campaign promises have on the Great Lakes region?
Great Lakes Moment: From the Rouge River to Persian Gulf, oil spill cleanups are handled by a Detroit company
Marine Pollution Control was founded in Detroit in 1967 as the first oil spill cleanup company in the Great Lakes and one of the very first in the nation.
Some residents in southwestern Michigan and the Detroit area will get plumbing repairs in their homes as part of the “Water Leak Pilot” program.
The Biden administration wants to correct a legacy of pollution and under-investment in low-income neighborhoods and communities of color. Two veterans of the U.S. environmental justice movement discuss how to do that.
With funding from PBS Education, we’re offering a spring internship to a high school student to work on Earth Day-related events with Belle Isle Conservancy and produce video content about the experience.
In this live watch party, Host Sandra Svoboda chats with WDET’s Annamarie Sysling and Friends of the Rouge River Executive Director Marie McCormick about two restoration projects around the Detroit River area.