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Harmful Algal Bloom Expands in Lake Erie

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Algal bloom season is here. These tools will help you keep track. A…

Big Toxic Algal Bloom Again in Forecast for Lake Erie

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Lake continues trend of harmful and unsightly effect of nutrient…

Cause of Lake Erie’s Harmful Algal Blooms Gains More Certainty

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New research finds that agricultural practices lead to biggest…

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…

Report: Fish Analysis Reveals Asian Carp Have Reproduced in Great Lakes Watershed

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A new study shows grass carp reproduced at least once in the Sandusky River, but it cannot confirm an established population.
S.S. Superior at the Port of Chicago

Report: Water Levels Hit Record Lows in Two Great Lakes, Wildlife Struggles to Cope with Changing Climate

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Drought and reduced winter ice cover are contributing to declining water levels in the Great Lakes. As lakes Michigan and Huron hit record lows, a new report outlines what changes like this could mean for the region’s flora and fauna.

After Summer of Testing, Status of Asian Carp in Lake Erie Remains Uncertain

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Positive test results for Asian carp eDNA from Lake Erie's Sandusky and Maumee bays are worrying, but not conclusive.

Voices from the Past: Nixon, Congress Debate the Clean Water Act

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Four decades ago, national leaders talked about our duty and…

Has the Invasion Started? Asian Carp eDNA Found in Lake Erie

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While federal efforts are largely focused on stonewalling invasive Asian carp at Chicago, the fish could be making their way into the Great Lakes through Lake Erie, where studies show they are likely to thrive.

The Stream, May 25: Asian Cities Resist Climate Change

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ChiAsia and Climate Change Ten Asian cities throughout India,…

The Stream, April 4: Water and Politics in South America

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Under a new law, mining and oil companies in Peru will be required…

Third Time's Not A Charm: U.S. Supreme Court Again Denies Request to Stop Asian Carp

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The Supreme Court denied a request by five states that were calling for immediate action to stop invasive Asian carp from infiltrating the Great Lakes. This is the third time that the court has denied an injunction for the Asian carp case.