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Breaking up: Ice loss is changing one Anishinaabe fisherman’s relationship with Lake Superior-
Respect for water was as much a part of Phillip Solomon’s fishing education as sawing through thick winter ice. The Anishinaabe fisherman can see how rising temperatures are changing Gitchigumi and the fish his community relies on.10
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I Speak for the Fish: Logperch rocking, rolling and rebounding-
How the native smallmouth bass helped save logperch – the Great Lakes’ largest darter – from the invasive round goby.
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Cargo, With a Side of Hornets, Flies and Crabs-
Global shipping is moving invasive species around the world. Can world governments agree on necessary preventative measures?
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For the first time, “rock snot” nuisance algal blooms found in Lower Peninsula trout stream-
“It tends to look like a cotton wooly substance. And despite the term ‘rock snot,’ it’s not slimy; it’s actually quite coarse,” said Joanne Foreman, Invasive Species Communications Coordinator with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.
A record number of mussel-fouled watercraft have been intercepted at state inspection stations this summer-
It’s been kind of a half empty, half full aquatic invasive species (AIS) inspection effort this summer in Montana. There has been less watercraft inspected but a record number of mussel-fouled watercraft discovered. That’s not good but the fact that inspectors found them is good.
Great Lakes Protection Fund: Award celebrates work tackling plastics, invasives, equity-
This year’s Great Lakes Protection Fund leadership award winners were announced Tuesday, with the theme of driving change to improve the health of the Great Lakes.
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Great Lakes in Peril: Invasives, pollution, climate change-
The Great Lakes in Peril: Invasives, Pollution, and Climate Change is a production of The Environment Report. Listen to the full documentary on Michigan Radio’s website.
Invasive weed starry stonewort confirmed in Leech Lake, Minnesota-
An invasive weed that can choke out native plants and fish habitat has been found in one of Minnesota’s largest and most popular walleye lakes.
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Worries over racism, waterways inspire push to rename fish-
In the fight against Great Lakes invasive carp, rebranding the fish is the latest tactic in the quest to contain the spread.