Microplastics in the Great Lakes – Jeanie Williams

Noon, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 Tiny pieces of harmful plastic, called microplastics, are prevalent in many rivers that flow into the Great Lakes. Ingested microplastics can cause digestive and reproductive problems, as well as death, in fish, birds and other animals. Unhealthy additives in the plastic, including flame retardants and antimicrobials, have been associated with…

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Scholar Series: Gail Essmaker – Road to Dystopia

Click here to access the closed captioned version of this presentation. Many¬†dystopian authors foresee a dismal future for humanity, writing fictions that warn readers of impending doom if current societal conditions remain unchanged. Other authors use metaphors and symbols to shine a spotlight on present day injustices, using their stories to advocate for much needed…

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