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Infographic: Plan to Change Lake Ontario Water Level Regulations Considered by Canada, U.S.

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Simulations using 20th-century climate data compare Lake Ontario…

Infographic: Lake Superior Pressured by Climate Change and Invasive Species

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Warming water temperatures and destructive, non-native species threaten the world's largest lake.

Infographic: Toxic Algae in Ohio Drinking Water Sources

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Algae toxins have been found in seven lakes, reservoirs, and rivers that supply drinking water to 1 million people.

Map: Not All Phosphorus Is the Same

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A breakdown of the different types of phosphorous in Ohio's Maumee and Sandusky rivers that have led to algal blooms in Lake Erie since the 1970s.

Great Lakes Ice Cover Most Extensive in 20 Years

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Covering about 88 percent of the lakes on February 13, the ice…

Infographic: Climate Change in the Great Lakes

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How will predicted changes to water levels and water temperatures affect the future of this region that is home to 8 million people?

Photo Slideshow: Great Lakes Pollution, Ed Wargin's Fresh Coast Project

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The Fresh Coast Project, an ambitious 10-year, around-the-lakes journey that captures the Great Lakes on film, was created by photographer Ed Wargin to visualize the lakes and streams as one stunning, connected, living story. But Wargin captures the good with the bad, in this series of exclusive photos showing the pollution he found during his travels.

Photo Slideshow: Great Lakes Beauty, Ed Wargin's Fresh Coast Project

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The Fresh Coast Project, an ambitious 10-year, around-the-lakes journey that captures the Great Lakes on film, was created by photographer Ed Wargin to visualize the lakes and streams as one stunning, connected, living story.
Mapping Grand Traverse Bay with the Great Lakes Water Studies Institute

Video: Mapping Grand Traverse Bay with the Great Lakes Water Studies Institute

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A narrated photo gallery of a day on the bay.

Infographic: Wild Rice is Keystone Species for Upper Great Lakes Region

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Wild Rice is an aquatic grass that is harvested annually for…

Video: WaterLife Director Kevin McMahon Tells the Story of the Great Lakes

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A cinematic survey of the state of the Great Lakes in Canada and the United States.
Video: James Olson discusses the Great Lakes Compact

Video: James Olson Discusses the Great Lakes Compact

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In an interview with Circle of Blue, James M. Olson discusses the Great Lakes Compact: an international agreement intended to protect the Great Lakes Basin.