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Environmentalist Doug Scott on Establishing Sleeping Bear Dunes

The University of Michigan alum also talks about his career, the Great Lakes, and where he wants his ashes scattered
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Far-Reaching Climate Research From Michigan Scientists

Local researchers are studying carbon footprints and wildfires

Could a Midland-Style Flood Happen Here?

There are 32 ‘high hazard’ dams in the region. They’re nearly 100 years old on average.
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The Battle Over Line 5 Under the Straits of Mackinac Isn’t Going Away

Whitmer wants Line 5 gone. Enbridge has tunnel vision. A court battle is cresting. Here’s a primer on how we got here.
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Detroit Hives Beekeepers Look to Insects for Lessons on Perseverance

Bees also have to face a lot of uncertainty

6 Ways the Detroit Zoo is Embracing Sustainability

From operating its restaurants with green practices to how repurposing waste, here's how the zoo is implementing its Greenprint plan
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An Earth Day Volunteer Opportunity to Improve the Motor City’s Environment

The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy is hosting a cleanup for the Dequindre Cut on April 13

Mark Kurlyandchik Discusses Drinking Water on ‘Stateside with Cynthia Canty’

Hour Detroit Senior Editor Mark Kurlyandchik demystifies drinking water and discusses his article, "Ebb & Flow," on Michigan Radio.

Mark Kurlyandchik Talks Trash on ‘Stateside with Cynthia Canty’

Hour Detroit Senior Editor Mark Kurlyandchik discusses the state of Michigan's trash and his article, "Waste Matters," on Michigan Radio. The interview originally aired...

Oil Tycoon T. Boone Pickens Shoots the Breeze on Wind Energy and Natural Gas

In May 2009, Hour Detroit spoke with oilman T. Boone Pickens about energy alternatives, a conversation that, in light of spiking gas prices, merits revisiting.

Paul Gross Explains Our Wacky Winter Weather

Winter temperatures are predicted to return to metro Detroit this week after a dramatically mild start to the season.

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