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The Catch: Lincoln Stone Quarry and coal ash-
Environmental lawyers, activists and residents are pushing for this coal ash to be completely removed from the quarry and transported to a safer landfill.00
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The Catch: Bitcoin mining and coal ash-
Housed in a former coal-fired plant, the bitcoin mining operation is energy intensive.
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The Catch: 1,400-year-old trees on Michigan cliffs-
Despite the modest size of the trees, they had been growing out of the cliffs for more than a thousand years, making them some of the oldest trees in eastern North America.
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The Catch: Tracking bird migration at Toronto’s accidental wilderness-
Conservation scientists at Toronto’s Tommy Thompson Park are studying and banding bird species who pass through during yearly migration.
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The Catch: Whitefish recruitment-
Lake whitefish, a native species in the Great Lakes, is experiencing what is known in the world of fisheries biology as a “recruitment problem.”
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The Catch: Lake Erie birding-
The new Great Lake Erie Birding Trail, with its mobile app, includes some 40 birding hot spots from Detroit to the Lake Erie islands and beyond.
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The Catch: Pollution problems … and solutions-
Broadcasting in our monthly PBS television program, The Catch is a Great Lakes Now series that brings you more news about…
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The Catch: Shoreline shipwrecks-
There are thousands of shipwrecks in the Great Lakes, but you don’t need scuba gear to see all of them.
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The Catch: Policy news facing the Great Lakes region-
Fresh examines the policy that impacts the people and places of the Great Lakes region.
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The Catch: Current issues in Canadian water infrastructure-
Toronto-based journalist Andrew Reeves discusses a piece he wrote for Great Lakes Now about the history and current issues in Canadian water infrastructure.