Last night I attended Food...

Last night I attended Food Literacy for All town hall meeting titled “The Hidden Plight of Modern Growers” with activists and environmentalists Michel Martinez, Ashley Atkinson, and Naim Edwards. I was astonished to hear just how impactful the weather has been recently to our farmer's financial, mental, and physical wellbeing. In fact, this past year has been the worst of all within the midwest: over 2 million acres of land were prevented from being planted due to adverse climate changes.

‘A lot of prayer going on,’...

‘A lot of prayer going on,’ Lake Michigan homeowner says about bluff erosion I just found this article that was published yesterday that outlines a specific situation regarding a family losing their home due to erosion that applies to hundreds of thousands of families across Michigan. This really spoke to me because it shows the direct effects that our "removed" actions really have on so many people's lives and the terror that erosion brings. Let me know what you guys think and what we can do to spread the word that this is happening!

Asian Carp

With globalization comes the movement of animals from native lands to be introduced into new settings. According to the National Park Service, Asian carp cause serious damage to the native fish populations in the lakes and rivers that they infest because they out-compete other fish for food and space. Carp are also thought to lower water quality, which can kill off sensitive organisms like native freshwater mussels. Asian carp have been known to dominate entire streams, effectively pushing out the native species.

The Future of Michigan's Trash Problem

The article goes into the current agreements between the United States and Canada about creating a fair border that we can exchange our trash when need be. Politically and amongst society there has been push back against Canada moving their trash into Michigan, yet there is still trash coming.

Regaining trust in EGLE

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Last month, a mysterious “green-ooze” was found spilling out of a concrete wall along I-696 in Madison Heights, about 10 miles from downtown Detroit. The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) reported that the ooze was in fact contaminated groundwater with hexavalent chromium, a by-product of the element chromium, which is known to cause cancer.

The Rover Pipeline

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Infographic, by Jordan Ross and Claire Erwin

This is a media artifact created by MSC participants in 2017, and posted here as an example of how media artifacts should be submitted.

Last night I attended Food...

Last night I attended Food Literacy for All town hall meeting titled “The Hidden Plight of Modern Growers” with activists and environmentalists Michel Martinez, Ashley Atkinson, and Naim Edwards. I was astonished to hear just how impactful the weather has been recently to our farmer's financial, mental, and physical wellbeing. In fact, this past year has been the worst of all within the midwest: over 2 million acres of land were prevented from being planted due to adverse climate changes.

‘A lot of prayer going on,’...

‘A lot of prayer going on,’ Lake Michigan homeowner says about bluff erosion I just found this article that was published yesterday that outlines a specific situation regarding a family losing their home due to erosion that applies to hundreds of thousands of families across Michigan. This really spoke to me because it shows the direct effects that our "removed" actions really have on so many people's lives and the terror that erosion brings. Let me know what you guys think and what we can do to spread the word that this is happening!

Asian Carp

With globalization comes the movement of animals from native lands to be introduced into new settings. According to the National Park Service, Asian carp cause serious damage to the native fish populations in the lakes and rivers that they infest because they out-compete other fish for food and space. Carp are also thought to lower water quality, which can kill off sensitive organisms like native freshwater mussels. Asian carp have been known to dominate entire streams, effectively pushing out the native species.

The Future of Michigan's Trash Problem

The article goes into the current agreements between the United States and Canada about creating a fair border that we can exchange our trash when need be. Politically and amongst society there has been push back against Canada moving their trash into Michigan, yet there is still trash coming.

Regaining trust in EGLE

Brandon Persico (TC)'s picture

Last month, a mysterious “green-ooze” was found spilling out of a concrete wall along I-696 in Madison Heights, about 10 miles from downtown Detroit. The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) reported that the ooze was in fact contaminated groundwater with hexavalent chromium, a by-product of the element chromium, which is known to cause cancer.

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The Rover Pipeline

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Infographic, by Jordan Ross and Claire Erwin

This is a media artifact created by MSC participants in 2017, and posted here as an example of how media artifacts should be submitted.

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