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Great Lakes Moment: Decline of bird species should serve as a warning-
In this month’s column from Great Lakes Now writer John Hartig, he looks at how climate change is impacting birds around the Great Lakes.00
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Fisheries Update: New Canadian law improves habitat protections and adds Indigenous consultation-
The new version of the law restores protections that were removed by the previous government in 2012.
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Mercury Levels Maintained: Invasive mussels keep mercury levels high in Great Lakes fish-
The spread of invasive zebra and quagga mussels in the Great Lakes started a chain of events resulting in high mercury levels in lake trout.
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17 states sue feds over Endangered Species Act rules-
Seventeen states, including Illinois, Michigan, New York and Pennsylvania, sued the Trump administration Wednesday to block rules weakening the Endangered Species Act, saying the changes would make it tougher to protect wildlife even in the midst of a global extinction crisis.
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Pipeline rules adopted years after deadly explosion, spills-
New rules from the Department of Transportation were adopted Tuesday to prevent pipeline spills and deadly gas explosions but don’t address recommended steps to lessen accidents once they occur.