Brian lives in Michigan's Upper Peninsula in a house where dogs outnumber people. When not waving a fly rod around, he's sending mandolin notes over the St. Mary's River to Canada or wearing out hiking shoes with his fiancé.
As a massive open pit mine inches forward, Menominee tribe looks to legal remedies
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality accepted the fourth and final permit required for the controversial Back Forty Mine to move forward.
A growing global middle class and our tech-saturated lives are burying the planet in electronic waste
In 2016, more than 44 million metric tons of electronic waste was generated, which is 8 percent higher than the total in 2014, according to a new report.
Our construction binge has an impact.
Keep taking your walks — but maybe avoid the traffic
Walking is great exercise —getting air into the lungs and the blood pumping. But for adults over 60, walking in cities with heavy air pollution counters the health benefits, according to a new study.
Current calculations woefully underestimate how much pollution costs countries, say researchers
The cost of harmful chemical and heavy metal exposures around the world likely tops 10 percent of the global GDP, according to a new study.
Three years after the Army Corps declared it sufficiently cleaned up, a former Air Force station continues to contaminate wildlife on remote St. Lawrence Island
Despite decades of cleanup, a former Cold War-era military station on St. Lawrence Island continues to pollute fish, and researchers say the indigenous Yupik people near the site are likely being harmed as well.
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