Algae BloomsBrian OwensClimate ChangeFeature HomepageFish, Birds and AnimalsLake ErieLake HuronLake MichiganLake OntarioLake SuperiorLatest NewsNewsProtectResearch, Data and TechnologyScience, Technology, Research
Lake heatwaves driven by human-caused climate change-
What sort of effect this will have on lake ecology and organisms is still unknown, though researchers say an increase in algal blooms can be expected.22
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New national authority for Great Lakes region proposed by Ohio Congresswoman-
Ohio’s Marcy Kaptur renews call for a federal Great Lakes Authority to bring steady funds for clean up, economic development and local projects in the region.
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What Michigan can do as global report details ‘closing window’ on climate-
Climate change is irreversibly damaging global ecosystems, economies and human health and wellbeing, according to a landmark report, and experts say Michigan won’t emerge unscathed.
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DNR announces fishing regulations for Michigan’s 2022 season-
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources this week announced most of the changes will go into effect April 1. Fishing licenses go on sale online March 1 and are valid for a year.
Mapping the Great Lakes: What’s in a Great Lakes name?-
What really makes a region? Is it geographic boundaries, interdependent economics, cultural connectivity or a general shared sense of place?
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Even in water-rich Michigan, no guarantee of enough for all-
The Great Lakes region is striving to shed its worn out Rust Belt image by developing a “blue economy” that leverages its abundant fresh water.
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Top 10 Fish to Catch: Great Lakes means great fishing-
Does your favorite fish make the list of favorites to catch on the Great Lakes?
Lakes Learning: Great Lakes Now adds more free educational activities, teaching plans, PBS programs-
These new, original, free lesson plans and at-home activities are based on video from the award-winning public television series and are downloadable for use with your middle schoolers.
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Scratching the surface: Regional research groups explore winter conditions of Green Bay, Great Lakes-
This is the first year the Chicago research group has been able to study winter conditions of the microbial communities and the “Winter Grab” will help bring more awareness to this field of work in the coming years.
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PFAS News Roundup: ‘Forever chemicals’ found in Michigan beef, potential contamination in Pennsylvania deer-
Catch the latest updates on what’s happening with PFAS in Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.