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GLISA Grant Abstracts

GLISA awarded grants to two sustainability-oriented organizations in the Great Lakes focusing on businesses and institutions, and residential landowners. The Western Michigan Sustainable Business Forum will facilitate knowledge sharing of climate resilience strategies...

GLISA Announces 2014 Climate Assessment Grant Recipients

Following a rigorous review process of more than 30 highly qualified proposals, the 2014 cohort of GLISA Climate Assessment Grant recipients has been selected, and it represents a diverse mix of engaged climate adaptation initiatives. This year’s projects span a...

WBEZ: Great Lakes' Low Water Levels Captivate, Worry Artists

The Great Lakes have been facing some serious challenges, from algae blooms in Lake Erie, to the loss of ice cover in Lake Superior. Water levels in lakes Michigan and Huron have been mostly below their long-term average for fifteen years. At the start of 2013, they...