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Plastic Trap: New project pulls plastics out of the lakes, one floating garbage can at a time-
Along the Canadian Great Lakes coast, Seabins – devices that look like trash cans in the water but behave like vacuum cleaners – are being installed.00
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Banned: Canada takes next step toward zero plastic waste by 2030-
Plastic gets “toxic” designation, while single-use bottled water gets ban exemption.
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Canada Water Agency: Government hopes to consolidate water data and management-
Fresh water is abundant in Canada; data on that water a lot less so.
The Best Part of Us: Great Lakes author tackles conflict and culture in new novel-
The author, Sally Cole-Misch, is a former public affairs officer with the International Joint Commission.
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New global standards for mine waste won’t prevent dam failures, critics say-
The standards face criticism for failing to include enforcement mechanisms or penalties for companies falling short of requirements.
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One key solution to the world’s climate woes? Canada’s natural landscapes-
Canada, home to 25 percent of the planet’s wetlands and boreal forests, could play a vital role in the fight against climate change.
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Tighter Restrictions: COVID-19 makes it harder to cross Great Lakes borders between U.S. and Canada-
Customers who attempt to pay with cash at the Blue Water Bridge or Detroit-Windsor Tunnel will be turned away.
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Great Lakes Learning: Join us online to learn more on teaching about this amazing freshwater system-
Here are three new webinars you can join for free to get ideas about how to help kids learn about the Great Lakes.
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Inside Entertainment: COVID-19 has Great Lakes aquariums and museums offering online activities-
The public can continue to enjoy aquariums, museums and centers as the facilities close buildings. But starting March 25, Parks Canada is closing all national parks.