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A look back on Queen Elizabeth’s Great Lakes tour-
Following the news of her passing, local news organizations reported on the late queen’s special connection to the region.
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Great Lakes Moment: Chemical contaminant in St. Lawrence River herring gull eggs traced to Detroit River-
“Although the rate that these contaminants are transported downstream is slow, the cumulative effect over years can cause measurable increases in fish and wildlife downstream.”
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Great Lakes Moment: The imperiled mussels of the Detroit River-
Researchers see hope still for the Detroit River’s native freshwater mussels and say remediation efforts could be a big opportunity for the endangered mussels.
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Detroit City Council wants to make Detroit River a World Heritage Site-
Local activists from Detroit and Windsor are pushing The United Nations Education and Scientific Cultural Organization to recognize the local landmark.
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River otters return to the Detroit River-
This special column from John Hartig celebrates that after roughly a century, there’s finally photographic evidence that otters have returned to the Detroit River.
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Great Lakes Moment: Detroit River, a magnet for bald eagle photography-
Mud Island, in the Detroit River and visible from the Detroit shore, has become a hub for wildlife photography.