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Mary Katherine Moore
Creative Associate

The Great Lake State sets a goal for itself and an example for its neighbors: achieving carbon neutrality by 2050. 

Our bottle bill has been a huge success for Michigan's environment.

Each year, 1 million acres of boreal forest is cut in Canada, much of it turned into pulp that is used for tissue products. This threatens wildlife and puts incredible pressure on our changing climate. 

Today Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced plans for Michigan to reach carbon neutrality by 2050.

Traditional techniques in sustainable farming can play a role in protecting pollinators from overwhelming declines

Environment Michigan Research and Policy Center and the Frontier Group's new report documents adoption of renewable energy by colleges and universities across the country.

I recently co-authored an op-ed in the Lansing State Journal continuing to get the word out that the federal government is gutting important environmental protections.

The Trump administration announced Monday that it will begin oil leasing in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. We've been working for decades to protect this 19 million acre wilderness, and we're not giving up now.

The Trump Administration has been busy rolling back environmental protections. Luckily, courts are ruling many of these rollbacks don't follow the science or the law.

John Muir was among the early advocates for preserving the Tongass National Forest. Teddy Roosevelt declared it a national forest — America's largest. But why are people from California to Texas to Maine so passionate about a forest in remote southern Alaska? Much of that passion is owed to the fact that some places stir the imagination and therefore, the soul. People also understand intuitively that the campaign to save the Tongass is about something larger than even that vast forest: It’s about what we value as a society.