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Drownings Increase: Research shows possible connection between COVID-19 restrictions and Great Lakes drownings-
More people at the beach appeared to translate to more rescues and more drownings.
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Great Lakes ice cover is near record lows and expected to remain low through winter, threatening key ecosystems and the state’s $2.3 billion recreational fishing industry.
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Currently, around 2.4% of the Great Lakes are covered by ice, concentrated in the Green Bay region off Lake Michigan and Saginaw Bay in Lake Huron.
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A new study measures the impact quagga and zebra mussels are having on the phosphorus cycle, which is a major player in the Great Lakes ecosystem.
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A new report from the nonpartisan Congressional Research Service says the Coast Guard is waiting for Congress to approve its proposal to replace up to 35 aging cutters, which average 56 years old.
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Here’s a handy index of all the reports referenced in the IJC’s 2020 triennial report.