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Breeze Boost: What’s the connection between breezy Lake Michigan days and high ozone levels?-
A multi-agency study of Lake Michigan ozone levels found that lake breezes impact the ozone levels of nearshore communities.02
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Bugs, Shorter Winters, Climate: Great Lakes vineyards face changing circumstances-
Researchers around the region are looking to solve the many issues that Great Lakes vineyards are facing, many of which boil down to climate change and its impacts.
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Adapting to Climate Change Will Only Get More Expensive-
A new estimate puts the cost of adapting and repairing coastal infrastructure damaged by climate change in the United States at hundreds of billions annually. The sooner adaptation planning begins, the less expensive it will be.
Year in Review 2021: Change is good, really, and proof is in the Great Lakes pudding-
Changes in staffing, content and partnerships have led to an evolution in what Great Lakes Now looks like, and News Director Natasha Blakely reflects on those changes.
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Minnesota lake ice shrinking as climate change warms winters-
Air pollution is resulting in warmer lake waters, which in turn leads to more toxic algal blooms in lakes, higher chances of invasive species and declines in populations of lake trout and walleye.
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You Can’t Beat Climate Change Without Tackling Disinformation-
Over more than a century, PR firms built and fine-tuned a machine to deceive the public.
Study: Warmer summers worsen tick infestations for US moose-
It’s a ghastly sight: ticks by tens of thousands burrowed into a moose’s broad body, sucking its lifeblood as the agonized host rubs against trees so vigorously that much of its fur wears away.
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Great Lakes temperatures unusually high, posing long-term threats-
The lakes’ temperatures have been higher than the long-term average since the summer and some even longer. Lake Superior for instance has been warmer than average for most of the year.
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Climate Change Grips Trout Streams Across the Nation: How Anglers Are Responding-
Across the country, anglers have watched as droughts, floods, and high temperatures batter the rivers they depend on. Now, they’re calling for swift action.
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Green Marine: Are voluntary efforts enough to improve port sustainability?-
Voluntary organization Green Marine encourages port authorities, port terminals, shipping companies and shipyards to improve their sustainability, but regulations and expense remain challenges.