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Following the news of her passing, local news organizations reported on the late queen’s special connection to the region.
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The Great Lakes region was once covered in seawater and home to various tropical organisms. Because of this, the region houses numerous diverse fossils. Great Lakes Now has compiled a list on several museums that showcase them.
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Discovered nearly 30 years ago by two amateur paleontologists, the Waukesha biota fossils are still offering new insights on the ancient world.
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Rising Waters: Great Lakes lighthouse keepers fight to preserve history in the face of climate change-
As one of the oldest lighthouses in the Great Lakes region, much of the Waugoshance Lighthouse’s history has been lost. What remains are unsubstantiated ghost stories, a piece of World War Ⅱ history and a lighthouse left to crumble into Lake Michigan.
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Researchers dredged up gooey purple bacteria from a deep sinkhole in Lake Huron and tinkered with it. The more continuous light the smelly microbes got, the more oxygen they produced.
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In this month’s column, John Hartig explores the history of Sugar Island and what’s coming next for it, which involves a massive habitat restoration project.