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Australian Bushfire Rescue

Australian Bushfire Rescue

Australian Bushfire Rescue
Meet the people rescuing and caring for the animal survivors of Australia’s devastating bushfires.

Can We Cool the Planet?

Can We Cool the Planet?

Can We Cool the Planet?
As global temperatures rise, scientists are exploring solutions from planting trees to sucking carbon out of the air to geoengineering. But would they work?

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Changing

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From Borneo to Antarctica, the resilience of the planet is helping us find solutions to cope and even mitigate climate change, providing hope for a more positive future.

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Looking Up and Out
Our region offers spectacular night sky views, but will new satellites mar their beauty? And how are Great Lakes parks coping with COVID-19 and record-setting lake levels?

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MPC20 Conversations: Respond and Rebuild

MPC20 Conversations: Respond and Rebuild

This free digital series offers national and local speakers and dialogue, inspired by the tenor of conversation traditionally held at the Mackinac Policy Conference, every Wednesday and most Fridays at 11 a.m., from Aug. 19 through Nov. 13.

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  • Fall Brawl: Sheffield Lake fishing derby inspires intense angling
    on October 28, 2020

    Anglers as a group are generally nice people – polite, kind, generous and peaceful. But throw out a couple high-end, super-sweet fishing machines and stacks of cash, and they’ll brawl hard. For six weeks. The 10th Annual B’Laster Fall Brawl began at 12:01 a.m Oct. 16 and runs through 8:00 a.m. Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

  • Dave Spangler: Lake Erie loses tireless full-time advocate
    on October 28, 2020

    Dave Spangler, a ceaseless advocate for Lake Erie, died Oct. 21, at 74. He spent the last few decades working to make Lake Erie the best body of water he could. Spangler appeared in Great Lakes Now’s “Unlocking the Lakes” episode to share about how COVID-19 has been affecting tourism and the recreational fishing industry. Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

  • Legal Fees: Toledo residents to pay for LEBOR challenger Drewes Farms
    on October 27, 2020

    While the roller coaster case garnered national attention with its on-again, off-again Rights of Nature legal battle, Toledo residents are stuck paying legal fees for Drewes Farms Partnerships in its fight against the Lake Erie Bill of Rights, popularly referred to as LEBOR. Owners of the Wood County crop farm filed a challenge to LEBOR the morning after its landslide February 2019 passage by Toledo voters. Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

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