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Notre Dame receives grant to fight invasive species

Notre Dame is getting involved in the fight to protect the Great Lakes. The university has received a $599,931 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency to develop technology for early detection of invasive species in the Great Lakes. "By stopping these species we can stop the ecological costs, but also...

Notre Dame receives grant to fight invasive species

Notre Dame is getting involved in the fight to protect the Great Lakes. The university has received a $599,931 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency to develop technology for early detection of invasive species in the Great Lakes. "By stopping these species we can stop the ecological costs, but also...

How to Build a Cooler City

As global temperatures rise, urban areas are facing challenges in keeping their infrastructure and their residents cool. Chicago is tackling that problem with a green design makeover. This report is part of the PBS NewsHour Coping with Climate Change series. Dr. Joseph Fernando, investigator on the ECI Climate Change Adaptation...

How to Build a Cooler City

As global temperatures rise, urban areas are facing challenges in keeping their infrastructure and their residents cool. Chicago is tackling that problem with a green design makeover. This report is part of the PBS NewsHour Coping with Climate Change series. Dr. Joseph Fernando, investigator on the ECI Climate Change Adaptation...

Feds back research to stop Great Lakes invasions

JOHN FLESHER, AP Environmental Writer Updated 3:06 p.m., Tuesday, October 2, 2012 Read the online version.   TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Federal grants will support stepped-up research into ways to prevent invasions of the Great Lakes by foreign animal and plant species, with special emphasis on refining techniques that detect...

Feds back research to stop Great Lakes invasions

JOHN FLESHER, AP Environmental Writer Updated 3:06 p.m., Tuesday, October 2, 2012 Read the online version.   TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Federal grants will support stepped-up research into ways to prevent invasions of the Great Lakes by foreign animal and plant species, with special emphasis on refining techniques that detect...