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A judge declared a mistrial after jurors said they couldn’t reach a unanimous verdict in a dispute over whether two engineering firms should bear some responsibility for Flint’s lead-contaminated water.
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Conservation scientists at Toronto’s Tommy Thompson Park are studying and banding bird species who pass through during yearly migration.
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Lake whitefish, a native species in the Great Lakes, is experiencing what is known in the world of fisheries biology as a “recruitment problem.”
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In a forest near Lake Michigan, two scientists attached a backpack tracking device to a merlin they’d lured into a net. The mission: help prevent the predatory species from gobbling up piping plovers — highly endangered shorebirds that nest nearby.
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Beaches, Boating, Paddle Sports and SailingFeature HomepageFish, Birds and AnimalsJames ProffittLake ErieLatest NewsNewsOhioRecreation and TourismRecreational Hunting and FishingScience, Technology, ResearchTourism-
A seasoned angler is Ohio’s first licensed Lake Erie kayak fishing guide.
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Sturgeon for Tomorrow and a team of U.S. and Canadian fishery biologists have been working together to help reintroduce lake sturgeon in Great Lakes tributaries where they once thrived.
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More sophisticated monitoring systems may contribute to the rise in recorded earthquakes, but that technology does not account for the underlying cause or variation in seismic magnitude.