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As climate change complicates Lake Erie’s algae problem, scientists say farmers must do far more to reduce phosphorus runoff. But will enough farmers change their ways without a government mandate?
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People in rural communities are often hit disproportionately hard by natural hazards. That’s an issue for the Great Lakes region, which is made up of a lot more than just urban areas like Chicago, Cleveland or Duluth.
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With warming temperatures, fluctuating water levels and a series of extreme storms, Lake Superior is undergoing dramatic alterations amid climate change.
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Warming waters are hard on some fish, such as walleye, and more favorable to others, such as smallmouth bass. With so many environmental stresses, it’s difficult to gauge the future of individual lakes.
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Severe storms can lead to intensive flooding, soil erosion and disruption to fish populations. Timing is everything in nature.
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Young climate activists were key players in Joe Biden’s November victory. But will Biden give them decision-making power?
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Michigan and the Great Lakes region — with an abundance of fresh water, warming winters and less fire-prone forests — stand to attract millions of new residents in the coming years looking to escape flooded coastal areas and the parched land of the West.
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Excited about Biden: Detroit advocate hopeful on environmental justice progress after decades of inertia-
Michelle Martinez, acting executive director and statewide coordinator for Michigan Environmental Justice Coalition, spoke to Great Lakes Now about her history with Detroit, environmental justice and the new president.