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As the city at the heart of the automotive industry grappling with building a sustainable future, Detroit was a deliberate choice for this year’s Countdown Summit.
Great Lakes Now presents University of Michigan President Santa Ono in conversation about sustainability and how we can fight climate change.
Great Lakes Now and its partners in the Great Lake News Collaborative received a national journalism award for coverage of water issues in the Great Lakes.
Great Lakes native David J. Ruck discusses environmental storytelling, Lake Erie’s algae blooms and his new documentary film, set to air on six PBS stations on Sept. 12.
For more news about the Great Lakes, tune in to the “Teach Me About the Great Lakes” where Great Lakes Now shares news.
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.
Anishinaabe journalist Sierra Clark said harassment regarding tribal fishing is not something new in the state of Michigan.
Aiming to better coordinate efforts to restore the Great Lakes, promote related educational opportunities, and boost the region’s economic prospects, an Ohio legislator crafted a bill to create a federal Great Lakes Authority.
If you already suffer from seasonal allergies, get ready for more severe symptoms as the Great Lakes region experiences climate change in the coming decades.
At the Society of Professional Journalists – Detroit Chapter’s 2022 Excellence in Journalism award ceremony, Great Lakes Now was honored with acknowledgements over eight categories of our digital, broadcast and collaborative work.
For the whole month of May, Great Lakes Now will be looking at aging water infrastructure and the rising literal cost of water as part of a series from the Great Lakes News Collaborative.
Join the Conversations: Events on “Water’s True Cost” will answer your questions about water infrastructure
As the Great Lakes News Collaborative prepares to publish and air stories about water’s true cost, get these free, virtual events on your calendar to learn more about your drinking water.
Join GLN Producer Anna Sysling for a conversation with several guests who all played a part in this episode’s story about the complicated financial, public health and infrastructural implications of our drinking water.
If you were looking for our show on Detroit Public Television on Wednesday, Jan. 26, you know it was pre-empted by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s State of the State speech. But fear not! It’s here!
Great Lakes Now content and engagement work was honored in two statewide contests.
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.
National Recognition: Great Lakes Now wins “Best News and Public Affairs” program for public broadcasting
With its monthly show, digital and social media content, educational resources, and audience engagement, Great Lakes Now earned an award from the National Educational Telecommunications Association.
In this “watch party,” originally broadcast on Facebook on Jan. 8, 2021, Belle Isle Aquarium Aquarist Amanda Murray chats with WDET’s Annamarie Sysling and Great Lakes Now’s Sandra Svoboda and answers audience questions about invasive species in the Great Lakes.…
Come aboard a boat that delivers mail to ships on the Great Lakes, learn about life on a Great Lakes freighter, and dive into some incredible shipwrecks that you don’t necessarily need a scuba tank to see in a visit…
Jacqueline Serran with the Detroit River Canadian Clean Up, WDET’s Annamarie Sysling and Great Lakes Now’s Sandra Svoboda chat about high water level impacts on habitat and communities along the Detroit River in Canada and the U.S.
Commissioner Rob Sisson from the IJC, Kelly House from Bridge Michigan and Harvey Bootsma from the School of Freshwater Sciences at the UWM answer questions from the audience and explain why climate change will be THE story of the Great Lakes in coming years.
Belle Isle Aquarium Curator Paul Shuert, WDET’s Annamarie Sysling and Great Lakes Now Program Director Sandra Svoboda chat about sturgeon and answer Facebook audience questions.
Great Lakes Now Program Director Sandra Svoboda chats with Pam Barnes from Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Austin Happel from the Shedd Aquarium and Nick Lake from the Adler Planetarium.
Whether they’re in oceans or the Great Lakes, shipwrecks create unique ecosystems for a variety of aquatic life.
Learn more about what happens when these dams are built and what happens when they come down in this Great Lakes Now watch party.
Great Lakes Now Program Director Sandra Svoboda chats with journalist Lorraine Boissoneault and Drew YoungeDyke from the National Wildlife Federation about mining, Asian carp, water quality and the Great Lakes.