Tag Archives: Great Lakes

Microbeads — At What Cost Beauty?

An article in yesterday’s edition of The Buffalo News caught my attention. Living near the Lake Ontario shore as I have for going on 60 years, I am especially concerned about the health of the Great Lakes. You don’t have … Continue reading

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Fighting the Plastic Pollution Menace — Kyra Sedgwick Takes the Lead

Anyone who knows me knows that I faithfully watch MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” news program every weekday morning. The show’s guest list frequently includes people making a difference in the fight to save our oceans, a cause dear to my heart. It … Continue reading

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Save the Clean Water Act!

The Waterkeepers Alliance website recently published a link to a New York Times op-ed describing the challenges facing the nearly 40-year-old Clean Water Act. I cannot believe that anyone would fail to recognize the importance of clean water to people, animals … Continue reading

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Have You Heard of the Waterkeeper Alliance?

I didn’t know much about them other than their name until I decided to follow the actor Edward James Olmos on Twitter. He’s a big supporter of the group and proudly tweets their accomplishments, so I decided to check them out. … Continue reading

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The Great Law

This past week I watched the Sundance Channel’s broadcast of the documentary “Waterlife.” Waterlife examines how 21st Century society affects the creatures that call the waters of the Great Lakes home. Before watching this movie, I never knew that it takes water 350 years … Continue reading

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