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Caption: Josephine Mandamin began a movement of praying for the water., Credit: motherearthwaterwalk.com
This week on Minnesota Native News we get the latest on legal maneuvers to stop the Line 3 oil pipeline replacement and Sharon Day remembers the be...

Bought by Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KVSC, KKWE Niijii Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KMSU and more


  • Added: Feb 27, 2019
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Wildfire victims rebuild all solar, all electric homes with help from their community energy program. Hear one family's story, learn what makes a h...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer and KRZA


  • Added: Oct 13, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Peter Lent in Oatka Creek , Credit: Caitlin Whyte, WXXI
A look at citizen science, through a project in western New York.

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, Interlochen Public Radio, and WCMU


  • Added: Aug 24, 2018
  • Length: 03:48
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Children protest at Love Canal, Credit: Center for Health, Environment & Justice
This week marked the 40th anniversary of the federal emergency declaration at Love Canal, the New York neighborhood endanger by industrial pollutio...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, WAMC, and North Country Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 10, 2018
  • Length: 05:12
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The effects of erosion in Euclid, Ohio, Credit: Elizabeth Miller/ideastream
Great Lakes water levels are high right now – Lake Erie’s are two feet above average, which threatens coastal properties from Ashtabula to Toledo. ...

Bought by WVBI-LP, WKAR, WOUB, WDET Detroit Public Radio, and WCMU


  • Added: Jun 15, 2018
  • Length: 03:54
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: The Downtown Manhattan Heliport in New York City
The helicopter crash in the East River that killed all five of its passengers renewed a call to ban helicopter tourism in NYC. But one group has be...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2018
  • Length: 03:44
Caption: Bobby Jones stand on the site of his old patio, which is now partially buried by last year's floods., Credit: Veronica Volk, Great Lakes Today
Last year, flooding along Lake Ontario caused millions of dollars in damage to homes and businesses. Now, lake levels are several inches above norm...

Bought by WAMC, WKSU, WSKG, North Country Public Radio, WBFO and more


  • Added: Mar 20, 2018
  • Length: 03:40
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: by ANGELICA A. MORRISON / Denise Beyer of the Beyers Maple Farm in East Aurora New York, taps maple trees., Credit: by ANGELICA A. MORRISON
Scientists say climate change affects everything from weather patterns to animal migrations. And now, a popular breakfast condiment could be at ris...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, WORT, WVBI-LP, WBFO, WXXI and more


  • Added: Mar 16, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Rita McNamara is concerned about plan for landfill near her home., Credit: Morgan Springer
In northern Michigan, people who live near a landfill have been dealing with contaminated drinking water for decades. A new plan for the landfill m...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, WCPN, WBFO, and WCMU


  • Added: Mar 09, 2018
  • Length: 03:24
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Water pipes are being installed near Foxconn site., Credit: Chuck Quirmbach
A huge factory -- as big as 11 football fields -- is triggering concerns in Wisconsin. Foxconn Technology plans to make liquid crystal display scre...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, WXXI, WVBI-LP, WCPN, WBFO and more


  • Added: Mar 06, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Dave Hurlburt of teh BayCreek Paddling Center, Credit: Caitlin Whyte
Hundreds of millions of dollars are spent to clean up the Great Lakes each year. And a federal law targets some of the most contaminated areas, tho...

Bought by WXXI, WAMC, WCPN, North Country Public Radio, WSKG and more


  • Added: Mar 02, 2018
  • Length: 03:35
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Different species of algae await testing in the ongoing fight against harmful algal blooms, Credit: Veronica Volk, Great Lakes Today
In the Great Lakes region, toxic algae blooms are a big problem. Every summer, they leave a green sheen on parts of the Great Lakes – and on many s...

Bought by KPIK-LP, WRVO Public Media, WVBI-LP, WBFO, WAMC and more


  • Added: Feb 26, 2018
  • Length: 03:25
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Christmas tree berm at the Royal Botanical Gardens. , Credit: by ANGELICA A. MORRISON
Canada’s Royal Botanical Gardens has a problem. Carp are trying to invade protected marshes, where they could destroy lots of plants. But scientist...

Bought by WXXI, WVBI-LP, WBFO, WCPN, WCMU and more


  • Added: Jan 24, 2018
  • Length: 03:45
  • Purchases: 7
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Indigenous communities are spread across Canada. Some are remote; others are close to the US border. But many have something in common – unsafe dri...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, WXXI, WRVO Public Media, WOSU, WAMC and more


  • Added: Jan 11, 2018
  • Length: 03:35
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: by ANGELICA A. MORRISON / Victor Small, 7, (center)  speaks with RN Julie Cicero about his asthma., Credit: by ANGELICA A. MORRISON
Air pollution contributes to high asthma rates in many U.S. cities. And a recent study showed that blacks and Latinos are exposed to a lot more of ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WDET Detroit Public Radio, WXXI, WSKG, WCMU and more


  • Added: Jan 11, 2018
  • Length: 03:38
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Children playing next to Garden Valley [Bill Nehez/CSU Cleveland Memory Project]
Would you want an industrial waste dump near your house? Probably not. But across the country, environmental hazards like waste dumps tend to be lo...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WAMC, WXXI, WCMU, WDET Detroit Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 11, 2018
  • Length: 03:41
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: White fuzz on branches harbors the destructive hemlock woolly adelgid., Credit: Caitlin Whyte
The Hemlock Woolly Adelgid is almost impossible to see with the naked eye. But the insect is causing a lot of damage to hemlock trees and their sur...

Bought by WBFO, WRVO Public Media, WDET Detroit Public Radio, WOUB, WCPN and more


  • Added: Dec 01, 2017
  • Length: 03:44
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: A lawn that once stretched to the iron gate has ben eroded by high waters., Credit: Caitlin Whyte
As winter nears, residents along Lake Ontario are shoring up walls of sandbags for protection against high waves. Caitlin Whyte of WXXI reports for...

Bought by WBFO, WDET Detroit Public Radio, WCPN, WRVO Public Media, WAMC and more


  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 03:37
  • Purchases: 9
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Dave Seastrom of the Indiana Forest Alliance says last week's sale of more than 1700 trees in Yellowwood State Forest isn't the end for environment...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2017
  • Length: 08:49
Caption: Lake Superior beach near Duluth, Credit: Dan Kraker, Minnesota Public Radio
Here's a question for you Great Lakes lovers. Which is the clearest lake? You probably guessed Lake Superior. Well, that was true for a long time. ...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, WXXI, Interlochen Public Radio, WBFO, WCPN and more


  • Added: Nov 03, 2017
  • Length: 03:38
  • Purchases: 6
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Single-story option -- When you think of the environmental movement, what comes to mind? Preserving the wilderness at national parks? Or guaranteei...

Bought by WRVO Public Media, WCPN, WDET Detroit Public Radio, and North Country Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 03:24
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: by ANGELICA A. MORRISON / Douglas Lavery shows a map of part of the proposed project and converter hall. , Credit: by ANGELICA A. MORRISON / Douglas Lavery shows a map of part of the proposed project and converter hall.
The Lake Erie Connector is the first power line to connect Canada to the U.S. by crossing under one of the Great Lakes. Developers say the project ...

Bought by WBFO, North Country Public Radio, WCPN, Interlochen Public Radio, and WXXI


  • Added: Sep 08, 2017
  • Length: 03:33
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Tony David (right) and an apprentice, Angelo Johnson (left) look out over the water where the dam used to be., Credit: Veronica Volk
Seventy-two dams in the U-S were demolished last year; and hundreds more were removed in the past decade. Most are taken down as part of an effort ...

Bought by WRVO Public Media, North Country Public Radio, WCPN, WCMU, WAMC and more


  • Added: Sep 01, 2017
  • Length: 04:16
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Scott McNaught and Emily Wimmer with graduate students, Credit: Central Michigan University
The bloody red shrimp came to the Great Lakes around 2006 in the ballast water of cargo ships. Now, scientists are running tests to determine wheth...

Bought by WORT, WDET Detroit Public Radio, Michigan Radio, WAMC, WXXI and more


  • Added: Aug 22, 2017
  • Length: 03:35
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: A slide with slices of otoliths is ready for examination, Credit: A slide with slices of otoliths is ready for examination
Asian carp are a big threat to the Great Lakes. After one was found recently beyond an electric barrier, environmentalists and officials worried th...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, WORT, Michigan Radio, WXXI, WVIK and more


  • Added: Jul 31, 2017
  • Length: 03:27
  • Purchases: 10