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September 6, 2013

What does happen to the plastic bottles and raspberry containers you put out by the curb every Thursday? Interestingly, they are sent to Chinese recycling facilities. China is now only accepting high-value plastic, and California’s farmers are grappling with what to do with the 50,000 to 75,000 tons of plastic they use each year.

December 21, 2012

Agriculture is one of the key stressors of the Great Lakes ecosystem. A study from the University of Michigan identifies key issues and stressors plus provides tools to look at the lakes in a way to help plan to the future uses of water, land, and lake environment.

December 21, 2012

These are a series of resource links to better understand the environmental and ecological issues affecting the Great Lakes.

April 2, 2012

Healthy Animals = Healthy Planet - Eric Boles, University of Arkansas, from the 2012 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, March 26 - 29, Denver, CO, USA.