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I Speak for the Fish: A Fish’s Shelf Life-
A private tour of the Royal Ontario Museum’s fish collection with its 1.5 million specimens, representing 7,500 species preserved in 110,000 jars.03
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Energy News Roundup: New climate laws impact states, energy bill assistance in Illinois-
Catch the latest in Great Lakes energy news in Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.
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A look back on Queen Elizabeth’s Great Lakes tour-
Following the news of her passing, local news organizations reported on the late queen’s special connection to the region.
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Judge: Pipeline can operate on reservation amid reroute work-
A judge will allow an oil and gas pipeline to continue to flow on a northern Wisconsin reservation while its operators work to reroute the line around the tribal land.
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Judge refuses to shut down Line 5, but says Enbridge is trespassing on Native American reservation-
The Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa wanted Line 5 shut down and moved off its land.
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Isle Royale wolf population surges after nearly dying off-
Wolves play a crucial role in balancing the island ecosystem by preying on moose, which browse heavily on balsam fir and other plants.
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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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Supporters and opponents of a Line 5 tunnel make comments to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is ready to review the environmental impacts of a proposed tunnel under the Straits of Mackinac.
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Drinking Water News Roundup: Steps to ensure safe drinking water, Indigenous business leaders raise awareness-
Catch the latest updates on what’s happening with drinking water in Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.
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Setting Lake Erie limits-
Great Lakes managers re-visit fishing every year.