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Earth Month on DPTV – Explore our planet with these specially curated programs

Scientists learns new things about our home planet of Earth every day. Tune in to DPTV this Earth Month to follow along on some of the incredible discoveries made about our past, and look ahead to the future.

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Experts share a fascinating look at new techniques for unravelling the mysteries of African American genealogy

Explore the issues and opportunities that African Americans face as they trace their histories. A panel of avid and talented genealogists share tricks and tips that will help others discovering their family’s origins.

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  • PFAS News Roundup: Questions about the EPA’s nationwide PFAS rule, answered
    on March 31, 2023

    PFAS, short for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, are a group of widespread man-made chemicals that don’t break down in the environment or the human body and have been flagged as a major contaminant in sources of water across the country. Keep up with PFAS-related developments in the Great Lakes area. Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

  • One Detroit: 3/30/23 – Henry Ford College, Building Black Development, Violinist Regina Carter, One Detroit Weekend
    on March 30, 2023

    Henry Ford College and Wayne State University create a new transfer pathway to help students earn a four-year degree. The state of Black real estate Development in Detroit. Violinist Regina Carters talks about receiving the 2023 NEA Jazz Masters Award. Plus, Dave Wagner shares what’s ahead on “One Detroit Weekend,” and Audra Kubat kicks off “Detroit Performs: Live from Marygrove” season 12. Read Now at One Detroit.

  • Some banned pesticides fade from Great Lakes air, while others persist
    on March 30, 2023

    Two recently banned pesticides have all but disappeared from the atmosphere around the Great Lakes, while others phased out decades ago are still hanging around. Marta Venier, an environmental chemist at Indiana University, and her team looked at air samples taken every 12 days since 1990 by the Environmental Protection Agency around the Great Lakes region, which measure the atmospheric concentration of hundreds of compounds, including pesticides, PCBs, and other persistent chemicals. Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

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