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Tokyo Time: How to watch the Great Lakes sailors in Olympic competition
- by GLN Editor

Ten Olympic Canadian and U.S. sailors hail from the Great Lakes. Here’s how to follow them in Tokyo.

See the Sturgeon: The many ways to see, touch and appreciate sturgeon around the region
- by Noah Bock

Wisconsin’s Sturgeon Fest celebrates a multi-year lake sturgeon restoration program and is just one of a long list Great Lakes Now has compiled on sturgeon-related activities to explore this summer.

PFAS News Roundup: EPA approved PFAS use for fracking, $20M for Ontario airport cleanup, PFAS Action Act set for House vote
- by Noah Bock

Catch the latest updates on what’s happening with PFAS in Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.

Public Resource: Around the Great Lakes, everyday people help make science possible
- by Noah Bock

Across the Great Lakes region, citizen – or community – scientists of all ages are collaborating with researchers and influencing policy, one project at a time.

Second Spike: Great Lakes parks anticipate increased visitation this summer
- by Rachel Duckett

Parks around the Great Lakes are expecting a spike in visitation this season as the United States and Canada continue to distribute COVID-19 vaccines.

Drinking Water Roundup: Lead pipes in Illinois and Minnesota, rare one-person grand jury used in Flint water criminal case, increased Line 3 pumping
- by Rachel Duckett

Catch the latest drinking water updates with Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.

Citizen Science Opportunities: How can you get involved in scientific research?
- by Noah Bock

For some, getting to contribute to scientific research might sound like a far-fetched possibility, but there are actually dozens of opportunities for people to try their hand at amateur science.

Plastic Impact: Canada launches multi-year study of microplastics in water and soil
- by Sharon Oosthoek

Results from previous research have offered conflicting evidence about the particles’ impact on aquatic creatures.

Energy News Roundup: Illinois Senate votes on energy plan, Enbridge protests in Minnesota, Solar-Panel factory in Ohio
- by Rachel Duckett

Catch the latest in Great Lakes energy news in Great Lakes Now’s fortnightly headline roundup.

Drinking Water News Roundup: Illinois community on bottled water for 2 years, Ohio bill hurting streams, infrastructure investments
- by Rachel Duckett

Catch the latest drinking water updates with Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.

New anglers could depress Great Lakes fish populations more than invasive species
- by Great Lakes Echo

More fishing trips could cause more damage to native fish populations in the Canadian portion of the Great Lakes than aquatic invasive species, according to a recent study.

Sarah Douglas: From Lake Ontario to the Tokyo Olympics
- by Rachel Duckett

Canada has nine sailors heading to the Olympics, six of which hail from the Great Lakes. Sarah Douglas is one of them.