New From One Detroit:
Tuesday, June 15th at 8pm ET: PBS Books presents this Author Talk with Gregg Behr and Ryan Rydzewski discussing the important lessons we can continue to glean from Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.
- Raining PFAS: Amount of PFAS found is outpacing legacy contaminantson June 11, 2021
A decades-long monitoring project in the Great Lakes basin has started checking for PFAS in rain. It’s finding the forever chemicals across the basin in large amounts. Those numbers aren’t published yet, but PFAS are showing up in concentrations higher than legacy contaminants like mercury, PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls) and pesticides. Read Now at Great Lakes Now.
- Attachment to your community can motivate climate change actionon June 11, 2021
This article was republished here with permission from Great Lakes Echo. By Chioma Lewis, Great Lakes Echo How attached you are to your community can determine how motivated you are to tackle climate change. Residents who are more socially attached to their community are more likely to plan for climate change adaptation to support it, according to a recent study in the Journal of Coastal Conservation. Read Now at Great Lakes Now.
- 6/13/21: American Black Journal – Juneteenth Jubilee / “Tulsa: The Fire and the Forgotten”on June 11, 2021
On the next American Black Journal: Detroit's Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History is joining with other Black museums and historical institutions across the country for a multi-city celebration of Juneteenth. Read Now at One Detroit.