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The protected areas include places like the Great Lakes’ Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary and the Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area.
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Microplastics act like a chemical sponge, soaking up contaminants such as persistent organic pollutants and heavy metals. Those chemicals, in turn, appear to be causing deformities in larval fish.
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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.