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The pandemic that closed the U.S./Canadian border to people may have opened it to the invasive sea lamprey-
Great Lakes invasive species cling to shipments and navigate canals to migrate, but one aquatic invader – sea lamprey – benefitted from border closures instead.
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These aquatic heroes do so much to keep freshwater ecosystems healthy — and we’re killing them off at a record pace.
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The award and corresponding fame for catching the world’s largest muskie by hook and line remains a hotly contested controversy that, after nearly a century of debate, remains unresolved.
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The watermilfoil species has not been seen in Ohio in at least 20 years, said Mark Warman, the scientist who found the plant on private property last September.
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Rye Development, a Boston-based hydropower company, is retrofitting the dams with turbines to generate electricity and says the upgraded structures will limit damage to the rivers’ water quality and fish.
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An intuitive distrust of scuba divers reflects a key survival strategy of ducks and other waterfowl.
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New legislation in Ontario can result in a fine if boats are not cleaned properly when they are moved from one body of water and into another.
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The lawsuit, filed March 1 in Ingham County court, seeks compensation for damages and fines along with an order to restore the ecosystems of the river and Morrow Lake and clean up sediment deposits that in some places are 12 feet deep.
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It was a year ago when Michigan fish and wildlife regulators caught wind that aquarium moss balls sold in a pet shop were infested with zebra mussels, an invasive species that has decimated Great Lakes ecosystems.
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Mud Island, in the Detroit River and visible from the Detroit shore, has become a hub for wildlife photography.