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Our top picks: today's environmental news and best #greenreads.
Our top picks: today's environmental news and best #greenreads.
Our top picks: today's environmental news and best #greenreads.
The insatiable and destructive Asian carp is reproducing in the Great Lakes watershed for the first time—now what?
In 1900, Chicagoans remade their city’s namesake river. Then they let it go to hell. Now the question looms: Can they save the waterway that made Chicago great?
The waterway that once flowed into Lake Michigan could try to follow that path again.
Sometimes the most ingenious feats of architecture are also the most straightforward. Jeanne Gang tells us how her designs keep it simple.
Barack's budget: With his propsed budget for fiscal year 2013, President Obama renewed his support for clean energy investment and called (again) for an end to $40 billion in fossil fuel tax breaks, but he also proposed cuts... read more >
Hope for Rio: Is true progress toward international agreements on environmental issues really possible at the Rio+20 conference in Brazil this summer? U.N. officials think that by moving the conversation away from climate... read more >
In August, OnEarth ran a shocking article by Barry Yeoman about the spread of blue-green algae that is threatening to choke the life out of Lake Erie. It's an informative and truly sobering account of how the most fertile of... read more >
Deadly algae and invasive species are choking the life out of Lake Erie. It recovered from near-death 40 years ago, but the regulations that helped save it last time are under increasing attack.
The Army Corps of Engineers has long contended that its $10 million electric barrier in the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal has prevented invasive, voracious Asian carp from getting into Lake Michigan, where many fear they... read more >
Asian carp are the current invasive species to fear, but they're just joining the ranks of zebra mussles, round goby, and other non-native animals that have plagued the Great Lakes region.
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is hoping that China can help his state eat its way out of the Asian carp crisis. Quinn is touting a deal, which OnEarth first reported about in March, to export 30 million pounds of invasive carp... read more >
Asian carp aren't just Lake Michigan's problem anymore. The invasive fish have been found spawning in central Indiana, in the Wabash River, near Lake Erie. Just a week ago, one of the swimming monsters was caught in Lake... read more >
It seems that no amount of concern from environmental groups and fishermen could keep the feared Asian carp out of the Great Lakes. The state of Illinois is set to confirm today that one of the monster invasive species, a... read more >