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Mapping the Great Lakes: Underwater discoveries await-
Hundreds of shipwrecks have been mapped out but researchers believe more are out there.02
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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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Researchers race to understand what lies beneath the Great Lakes-
Scientists say we have more robust data about the surface of Mars than the floor of the Great Lakes. A new effort spearheaded by academics and government aims to map the entire Great Lakes lakebed.
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Water test: a long history and hopeful future of human impact on Great Lakes ecology-
Much has changed since the Treaty of Washington was signed in 1836, notably because of invasive mussels. But human activity changed the Great Lakes long before then.
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Even in water-rich Michigan, no guarantee of enough for all-
The Great Lakes region is striving to shed its worn out Rust Belt image by developing a “blue economy” that leverages its abundant fresh water.
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Center in UP to look at impact of oil spills in freshwater-
Lake Superior State University in Michigan’s eastern Upper Peninsula has been selected as a hub for a center that will look at the impacts of oil spills in freshwater environments.
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Great Lakes Breakdowns: There’s a thin line between affordable and not for boat tows-
COVID-19 has resulted in an influx of new boaters on the Great Lakes, many of whom aren’t prepared for the sudden changes that can happen on the unforgiving lakes.
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Mapping the Great Lakes: Defining the region … with three maps-
Explore this map of the Great Lakes region and the different ways to interpret what it means to be part of the Great Lakes.