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NMU students get back to basics

May 22, 2009 MARQUETTE — The empty field between Northern Michigan University’s Jacobetti Center and Sugarloaf Avenue may get some color next summer. more »»

Green Matters 5-16

May 16, 2009 Click on the image below to enlarge. NOTE: Page may expire. more »»

Energy rebates are popular in Negaunee

May 15, 2009 MARQUETTE — Adam and Leah Karki of Negaunee like to save energy, water and money. more »»

A garden with an altitude

May 4, 2009 MARQUETTE — Erik Blackburn’s vertical garden may not look like one of French artist Patrick Blanc’s, but it is definitely functional. more »»

Group to promote healthy, local food

May 1, 2009 MARQUETTE — The English word “convive” — deriving from the Latin word “convivium” — means to feast together. It is a “convivium” that a group of residents in Marquette are currently creating. more »»

Federal act to create ‘green’ jobs

April 24, 2009 MARQUETTE — Federal legislation moving through Congress could be beneficial to Michigan’s economy and environment. more »»

Global warming hits home

April 17, 2009 Check out the video in Video Exclusives! MARQUETTE — In 2000, scientists on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change stated that global warming over the last 50 years... more »»

‘Green’ perspective held by Alaska native

April 10, 2009 Check out the video in Video Exclusives! MARQUETTE — When indigenous activist Evon Peter discusses the state of humanity and the environment, he tells the story of an eagle... more »»

Season of rebirth evident locally

April 3, 2009 Editor’s Note: Once a month starting today, The Mining Journal’s Living Green series will feature area farmers who grow and raise food naturally without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides. more »»

A life without oil: Local group looks at options

March 27, 2009 Check out the video in Video Exclusives! MARQUETTE — If the world runs out of oil, how would we produce food? What would we do with our cars? These were a few... more »»

Better idea preserves environment

March 20, 2009 MARQUETTE — Let the lights shine in Marquette. more »»

Woody biomass touted as key segment of energy solution

March 13, 2009 Check out the video in Video Exclusives! MARQUETTE — “Woody biomass” was the most popular phrase at a workshop Tuesday focusing on harvesting energy from the Upper... more »»

Visiting artist promotes green practices

March 6, 2009 MARQUETTE — The trend to go green is not only being noticed by individuals. More and more corporations are looking at what they can do to be more environmental friendly and energy efficient. more »»

NMU students attend key environmental gathering

February 27, 2009 MARQUETTE — Jen VanDragt strongly believes that climate change is a problem that needs to be addressed immediately. more »»

Community garden a green addition

February 20, 2009 MARQUETTE — Community gardens are more common in large cities where green space is scarce. People use them to escape city life, grow plants and enjoy nature. more »»

Being better stewards: Learning about watersheds

February 13, 2009 MARQUETTE — A river gurgles peacefully as it winds through thick forests and open fields until it empties into a lake. Trout splash in the cool water as water birds dive for food on the sandy botto. more »»

Life without oil: Can Marquette kick the habit?

February 6, 2009 MARQUETTE — What if the world runs out of oil? The truck that brings food to Marquette will never reach its destination. Most families will not be able to heat their homes. more »»

BLP looks for lower carbon footprint with hybrid trucks

January 30, 2009 MARQUETTE — They are quiet, use fewer natural resources and help reduce the Marquette Board of Light and Power’s carbon footprint. more »»

Businesses mindful of environment

January 23, 2009 MARQUETTE — Businesses across the country are focusing more on being green — including in Marquette. more »»

Art to inspire ‘green’ thinking

January 16, 2009 MARQUETTE — The bags look like ordinary messenger bags, yet small solar panels located on the front hint at another purpos. more »»



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