Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
Landowners along Lake Erie say the Ohio Department of Natural Resources keeps trying to seize chunks of their lake-front land.
An environmental group says northern Ohio cities are unleashing a health menace on the public, by pouring a very common but dangerous substance into Lake Erie.
It’s been called Return of the Green Slime. Gobs of algae have become more abundant over the past ten years in the Great Lakes, and especially in Lake Erie. But these algal blooms aren’t just a nuisance. They disrupt the ecosystem, hurt local economies, and can pose a serious health risk.
Regional leaders from the United States and Canada just proposed the Great Lakes Compact that allows water diversion from the lakes and improves their water quality.
Alien invaders to Lake Erie are helping some harmful chemicals move from lake sediment to sport fish that humans eat.