As researchers learn more about the hazards of plastics and microplastics in the Great Lakes, it’s becoming clear Canada and the U.S. need to cooperate in stopping the pollution.
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Federal money can be used to restore wetlands, buy property to use as a buffer, and invest in nature-based infrastructure.
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Nearly $1.2 billion spent at one site to deter invasive carp from Great Lakes; other entry sites still possible-
Nearly $1.2 billion is to be spent at one site to prevent invasive carp from entering the Great Lakes. There are a dozen more places where the carp could get in.
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Federal protections for many wetlands have been removed. Some states have laws to protect those wetlands, but some are stronger than others.
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Anishinaabe tribes work to save a fish significant to their culture and an important source of protein-
Native American tribes are working with researchers to determine why whitefish, an important source of protein, is declining.
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GLN Host Ward Detwiler interviewed this year’s Kids Clean Water Calendar Contest winner about his artwork promoting clean water.
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Catch the latest updates on what’s happening with PFAS in Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.
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Here’s a collection of Great Lakes Now work – and other references – to help water become a fun, fascinating at-home lesson.