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Restore America's Estuaries and The Coastal Society have announced the first ever national summit that will bring together the restoration and coastal management communities for an integrated discussion to explore issues, solutions and lessons learned. The summit takes place Nov. 1-6 in Washington, D.C.
Past and current methods of regulating ballast water discharges are ineffective, says the executive director of the Wisconsin Wildlife Federation.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's four-part series on invasive species in the Great Lakes misinterpreted and oversimplified the facts, says American Great Lakes Ports Association executive director.
White Lake's decades-long comeback from open sewer and chemical catch-basin has been nothing short of amazing. By the end of 2014, White Lake will be one of the first two Michigan sites to be removed from a list of "toxic hot spots" called the Great Lakes Areas of Concern.
Can toxic algae result in drinking water advisories in Wisconsin? Probably not. But that doesn't mean Wisconsin's waters are free of toxic algae blooms.
The story of improving Great Lakes water levels can be discerned in the things unheard this summer -- like complaints.
Toledo and other water plants along Lake Erie likely will see high amounts of toxin in water this summer, but they should be equipped to remove it, a scientist said Friday.
A Chicago-based film crew was in Rhinelander, Wis. this weekend to shoot part of a one hour documentary on the efforts to control invasive species in the Great Lakes.
A successful invasion of Lake Erie by Asian carp wouldn't necessarily doom its valuable sport fish such as yellow perch and walleye, a newly released scientific paper said. But there's too much uncertainty to relax efforts to keep the carp out of Lake Erie, scientists said.
State and federal officials and local planning agencies are working to bring the Lake Michigan Water Trail to fruition. Parts of the trail are now in place, but a good deal of work is still ahead.
NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland has become an integral part of the battle to diagnose and forecast Lake Erie's devastating harmful algal blooms.
Online registration is currently open for the 2014 Great Lakes Commission Annual Meeting, an opportunity for Great Lakes stakeholders to convene with colleagues and share perspectives on important Great Lakes issues. This year's meeting takes place in Buffalo, N.Y., on Sept. 29-30. Register now!
More than 50 anglers navigated Lake Erie in an armada of charter boats Wednesday morning followed by a fish fry. The occasion was the Great Lakes Experience Charter Fishing Day, held annually to promote fishing and Great Lakes tourism in Chautauqua, Erie and Niagara counties.
Toledo's recent bout with poisoned drinking water should serve as a huge wake-up call to Michigan to take seriously the link between factory farming, water pollution and public health.
Ontario Power Generation, the Crown corporation behind the proposed dump site for low and intermediate level radioactive waste, has publicly acknowledged that its long-term safety plans are based, in part, on new technologies that have not yet been invented.
There's a lot of dumping going on right now into Lake Michigan and Lake Huron. But it's all good news. Lake Superior is dumping water into Lakes Michigan and Huron, and lots of it.
Trinity Arsenault did what no other 14-year-old girl has done before -- swim across Lake Ontario in less than 24 hours.
The 70-foot, Research Vessel Kaho, which is docked at the USGS's Lake Ontario Biological Field Station in Oswego, N.Y., replaced an aging vessel by the same name that's been used on the lake for research purposes since 1978.
Weekly sailboat races offer an opportunity to compete while enjoying camaraderie as well as Lake Michigan.
Salmon fishing in Lake Michigan was excellent in the spring but has fallen off in the summer months.