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Warming waters are hard on some fish, such as walleye, and more favorable to others, such as smallmouth bass. With so many environmental stresses, it’s difficult to gauge the future of individual lakes.
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Severe storms can lead to intensive flooding, soil erosion and disruption to fish populations. Timing is everything in nature.
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Young climate activists were key players in Joe Biden’s November victory. But will Biden give them decision-making power?
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In the ’30s, the USDA established a series of experimental watersheds to better understand how erosion, runoff, and water quality vary in response to different agricultural practices, including sites in the Great Lakes region.
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High school students, community groups and Lake Superior State University will use landscaping this summer to reduce pollution flowing into the St. Marys River.
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The Biden administration wants to correct a legacy of pollution and under-investment in low-income neighborhoods and communities of color. Two veterans of the U.S. environmental justice movement discuss how to do that.
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Years into Michigan’s PFAS contamination crisis, little is known about how the chemicals affect the fish and wildlife that live in tainted environments. Michigan has become a laboratory for answers.
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Great Lakes residents depend on road salt to reach their destinations safely in the winter, but that safety places a heavy burden on freshwater ecosystems.
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Michigan and the Great Lakes region — with an abundance of fresh water, warming winters and less fire-prone forests — stand to attract millions of new residents in the coming years looking to escape flooded coastal areas and the parched land of the West.