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Hundreds of shipwrecks have been mapped out but researchers believe more are out there.
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More than half of U.S. states have maps and lists where you can find updates about toxic algae bloom outbreaks.
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Are there enough charging stations to drive your electric vehicle to the most scenic places in the Great Lakes? Our mapping expert answers that question.
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There are billions of dollars and hundreds of thousands of jobs in Great Lakes shipping.
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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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Aging housing is prevalent all around the region, but in some cities the old infrastructure lingers more than in others.
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Environmental regulators hope new data-driven tools will help identify hotspots and drive environmental justice. Some activists, who’ve been fighting polluters for decades, have doubts that more information will make a difference.
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By layering multiple health, economic and environmental indicators, digital mapping tools are helping cities identify and respond to environmental injustices.
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Tapping maple trees for their syrup has been a Great Lakes region tradition for a long time – Indigenous groups on both sides of the lakes have been sugaring maple trees for thousands of years.
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The Great Lakes coastline is practically outlined in lighthouses, many of which now serve as historical sites and vacation rentals.