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The Catch: Shoreline shipwrecks-
There are thousands of shipwrecks in the Great Lakes, but you don’t need scuba gear to see all of them.00
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Water test: a long history and hopeful future of human impact on Great Lakes ecology-
Much has changed since the Treaty of Washington was signed in 1836, notably because of invasive mussels. But human activity changed the Great Lakes long before then.
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Does extreme weather threaten the hazardous waste sites that border Lake Michigan?-
New report highlights concern that intense storms, high lake levels may put nuclear and contaminated waste storage facilities at risk.
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From ‘carp’ to ‘copi’: unpopular fish getting a makeover-
Turning carp into a popular household and restaurant menu item is one way officials hope to rein in a decades-old invasion threatening native fish, mussels and aquatic plants in the Great Lakes.
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Rising water makes Lake Michigan wetlands vulnerable to invaders-
A new study documents the first sighting of the invasive species, European frogbit, in Wisconsin and says that it could threaten native plants, fish and invertebrates.
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Michigan Great Lakes: Expect lower waters, ample fish and a hot summer-
This is why we love Michigan. What to expect in terms of weather, beach cover and water conditions on the Great Lakes.
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How Michigan state parks will spend a $250 million COVID windfall-
After years of deferred maintenance, big upgrades are coming to Belle Isle and picturesque Tahquamenon Falls. But there are also potholes to fill, toilets and sewers to replace and electrical systems to modernize.
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Northern Indiana residents doubt outcome of coal ash cleanup-
Some northern Indiana residents remain skeptical that communities in the area will be free of contamination from toxic coal ash, despite a renewed commitment to clean up polluted sites and transition to renewable energy sources.