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Researchers have found that ballast water regulation has been key in the fight against invasive species.
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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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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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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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The field studies over the past few weeks — a collective effort known as the “Winter Grab” — were intended to boost knowledge of what happens in the five lakes when they’re covered partially or completely with ice.
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Respect for water was as much a part of Phillip Solomon’s fishing education as sawing through thick winter ice. The Anishinaabe fisherman can see how rising temperatures are changing Gitchigumi and the fish his community relies on.
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How the native smallmouth bass helped save logperch – the Great Lakes’ largest darter – from the invasive round goby.
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Global shipping is moving invasive species around the world. Can world governments agree on necessary preventative measures?