To appreciate why the man made fires raging across the Amazon rainforest have the world paused in terror, let's turn the mirror—to look at how we have treated the Great Lakes.
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Trees are the centerpiece of Cuyahoga County’s new plan to rejuvenate a county that is at a crossroad. Adding a couple of strategic goals, and using County resources to do it, would make an already good idea even better.
They have been gathering for years to advocate for nature in Northeast Ohio. They are park rangers, wetlands biologists, wildlife specialists, and conservationists getting their hands dirty on a daily basis in natural areas. Increasingly, they have become the voice for nature in a region that has lost many acres of forests and wetlands to unplanned development.
Because it is shallow and warm, Erie is the most biologically diverse of the Great Lakes. 15,000 years ago, the lake formed as retreating mile-high glaciers scoured the land. Only 24 feet from the hard limestone in the western basin, but shale in the east basin is more pliable and went down 210 feet. Arguably, Lake Erie’s next geological event of...
Plastic is no longer something we throw away, Dr. Sherri Mason, co-principal investigator on a landmark study that found micro plastics, pieces small enough to not see with the naked eye, in significant quantities in Lake Erie, told a Cleveland City Club audience this week.
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- It?s like bringing a souvenir from Europe home to your city https://t.co/mLxQP9eDUe
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- 10 years ago Cleveland launched its most ambitious sustainability initiative. To dream up a #greencitybluelake refl? https://t.co/ctE4cAd74y
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- I?m not giving it up. We are going to do something (Sustainable Cleveland) in 2020. ? Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson https://t.co/9lB7qFEwkp
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