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Ghostly Grey Specters
- by Andrew Reeves

How unprecedented water levels are fluctuating in the Georgian Bay, impacting the lives of long-standing residents, including humans and trees.

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Ski Slopes and Saunas
- by Great Lakes Now

A skier’s paradise on Lake Superior shores, Great Lakes sauna culture and more.

Points North: The Quest for Kiyi
- by Interlochen Public Radio

Small, silvery fish called kiyi used to roam the deep, cold waters of nearly every Great Lake. Remnant populations still exist in Lake Superior, and scientists are wondering: Can we find them?

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Points North: The Quest for Kiyi
- by Interlochen Public Radio

Small, silvery fish called kiyi used to roam the deep, cold waters of nearly every Great Lake. Remnant populations still exist in Lake Superior, and scientists are wondering: Can we find them?

Ghostly Grey Specters
- by Andrew Reeves

How unprecedented water levels are fluctuating in the Georgian Bay, impacting the lives of long-standing residents, including humans and trees.

PFAS News Roundup: Landmark EPA decision implements first nation-wide PFAS limit in drinking water

Catch the latest updates on what’s happening with PFAS in this biweekly headline roundup.

Campbell Soup pollution lawsuits raise concerns about additional Northeast Ohio phosphorus sources
- by Ideastream Public Media

Two suits allege pollution from the plant into waterways exceeded the company’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit.

In Chicago, one neighborhood is fighting gentrification and climate change at the same time
- by Grist

The secret to success? Build affordable housing next to transit.

Bald eagle return exceeds expectations

Everything you need to know about bald eagles in Ohio: where to see them, and what to know about their population return.

Indiana attorney general fights EPA rule that would reduce pollution on Indy’s west side
- by Mirror Indy

The pollution is so bad that one westside family hasn’t constructed a playground for their kids.

Wild fish spring to life in Lake Ontario, despite dams, pollution and hatchery competitors
- by The Narwhal

Non-native species of salmon and trout have become an important part of Lake Ontario’s ecosystem. Keeping them healthy is often at odds with stocking fish for anglers.

After a hot winter, Whitmer asks for more ways to get aid to businesses
- by Interlochen Public Radio

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said this week that with warm winters expected to continue, businesses need better access to federal assistance.

During the 2024 eclipse, biologists like us want to find out how birds will respond to darkness in the middle of the day
- by The Conversation

Since an eclipse only lasts a few minutes, you need more than just a handful of scientists collecting data. That’s where a new app comes in.

EPA head Regan defends $20B green bank: ‘I feel really good about this program’
- by The Associated Press

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency defended a new $20 billion federal “green bank” program, saying it will finance a variety of projects to create low-carbon solutions to combat climate change.

Sault tribe challenges Michigan fishing deal, chides ‘preposterous’ rules
- by Bridge Michigan

With key species like whitefish nearing the brink of collapse, Michigan’s largest Native American tribe wants fewer restrictions on when, how and where its members can fish.

 

The Great Lakes Now monthly television program is produced by Detroit Public TV in partnership with a network of PBS affiliates around the region. Shooting on location in eight states and Canada, the magazine-style show brings viewers stories about the recreational, economic, scientific, political and environmental issues related to the Great Lakes and drinking water.

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