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Following the news of her passing, local news organizations reported on the late queen’s special connection to the region.
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Great Lakes Moment: Chemical contaminant in St. Lawrence River herring gull eggs traced to Detroit River-
“Although the rate that these contaminants are transported downstream is slow, the cumulative effect over years can cause measurable increases in fish and wildlife downstream.”
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PBS stations across the Great Lakes are simultaneously airing a new award-winning documentary about harmful algae blooms – and what people can do about them.
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Sturgeon for Tomorrow and a team of U.S. and Canadian fishery biologists have been working together to help reintroduce lake sturgeon in Great Lakes tributaries where they once thrived.
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Researchers see hope still for the Detroit River’s native freshwater mussels and say remediation efforts could be a big opportunity for the endangered mussels.
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Otters, turkey, walleye and more have all made comebacks in the past few decades, thanks to the rewilding efforts of various organizations.
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Local activists from Detroit and Windsor are pushing The United Nations Education and Scientific Cultural Organization to recognize the local landmark.
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This special column from John Hartig celebrates that after roughly a century, there’s finally photographic evidence that otters have returned to the Detroit River.
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Mud Island, in the Detroit River and visible from the Detroit shore, has become a hub for wildlife photography.
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In this month’s column, John Hartig thinks fondly upon the flocks of canvasbacks duck that spend their winters in the Great Lakes region and provide quite the sight to see on the Detroit River.