The Great Lakes region is huge — home to nearly 40 million people. We need help connecting with all of those people and letting them know about issues facing the Great Lakes. So two years ago, the Alliance started a new kind of volunteer program: the Alliance Ambassadors.
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Flint, Michigan has become a national symbol for drinking water crises and dereliction of water leadership. While the confluence of failures in Flint made the town’s water story exceptionally appalling, a number of the problems that contributed to the crisis are systemic across the G
In late October, the Alliance had the honor of hosting, recognizing, and celebrating our Chicago-land volunteers for all they do to give back to the Great Lakes. Alliance volunteers cleanup beaches, connect with their community, and protect the lakes — and they’ve been working hard all year.
The Great Lakes face a slew of threats right now. But the next generation of Great Lakes leaders is ready to lead the charge to protect them and the 40 million people who rely on them.
All Wisconsin Kindergarten-Grade 12 students are encouraged to participate in the 13th Interfaith Earth Month poster contest. Students are invited to create a poster that can represent Wisconsin Interfaith Earth Month.
Q&A with Huda Alkaff Q: How did you get involved in environmentalism and energy issues?
MILWAUKEE, WI (September 18, 2017) In the wake of two catastrophic hurricanes, and another on the way, and one of the worst forest fire seasons in US history, Outpost Natural Foods reaffirms its commitment to implementing methods to reduce the co-op’s carbon footprint and work with co-op owners a
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THE FIVE STAGES OF CHANGE
Students living in off-campus housing may be subject to service lines made of lead, which could potentially contaminate water used to drink, cook and bathe.
Milwaukee has a serious problem with lead in our drinking water. Across the city, some 70,000 service lines are made of lead, contaminating the water we use to drink, cook and bathe.
Bringing Solar to Places of Worship Huda Alkaff is using the "group buy" model to inspire congregations to install panels through a program she's dubbed Faith & Solar.
Dan Egan is a reporter for the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, acclaimed for his coverage of the Great Lakes.
Through more than 40 presentations given by Huda Alkaff, Founder and Director of Wisconsin Green Muslims, the Wisconsin Faith and Solar Initiative - a partnership between Wisconsin Green Muslims and RENEW Wisconsin - reached over 1,000 people of at least 18 different faiths, spiritualities and ph