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Data collected systematically over nearly two centuries make it irrefutable: Minnesota's climate has changed and so has the state's diverse web of life.
The best way for an ice fishing outing to end is for a tired but dry fisherman to return home alive. If the day is also blessed with fish, then that comes as a bonus.
According to biologists, most of what remains of the alewife population is a single year class from 2010. A similar scenario in Lake Huron led to a veritable extinction of alewives, followed quickly by the collapse of the Chinook fishery.
Michigan is on pace to meet its renewable energy targets, largely thanks to wind power, but issues of transparency and turbine placement have some asking whether the shift toward wind is a smart one.
However Waukesha, Wis., ends up fixing its water problem won't be cheap.
Yellow perch are considered one of the tastiest species in northwestern Ontario, and fishing for perch on Lake Superior's Black Bay is attracting a lot of attention from anglers in recent years.
At least 460,000 tons and 23,000 barrels of waste from Pennsylvania drilling operations have been taken in by a handful of New York landfills since 2010, according to a new analysis.
A new study shows that the invasive round goby has become an important food source for several native species, especially smallmouth bass, but with benefits also for yellow perch and walleye.
In Ohio, State senators said Tuesday they plan to fast track a bill intended to reduce dangerous algal blooms in time for the spring growing season.
Wauconda, Ill. residents finally may be getting a taste of Lake Michigan drinking water, after years of tapping into the source being a top priority for the town.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers would spend more than $39 million on the Soo Locks and Lake Superior harbor projects, including more than $6 million in the Twin Ports, under President Barack Obama's proposed 2016 budget.
Ohio's Democratic senator isn't happy with President Barack Obama's budget proposal to cut $50 million from a program to clean up the Great Lakes.
Raw steel production rose slightly to 670,000 tons in the Great Lakes region last week, the second straight week it increased.
President Barack Obama's budget proposal to reduce by 17 percent the investment in the effort to clean up the Great Lakes is a setback to the people who depend upon these waterways for their livelihoods, and it's especially damaging for New York state.
Local citizens are invited to attend an upcoming vision meeting to weigh in on the future of New Baltimore's, Mich. waterfront.
GLIN's February Site of the Month is binational.net
. Built to support the 2012 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement (GLWQA) between Canada and the United States, the new binational.net
will be the primary window for sharing information about binational activities under the GLWQA. The site was created by Environment Canada and the United States Environmental Protection Agency.
With the signing of a purchase agreement last week, the Duluth Seaway Port Authority in Duluth, Minn. plans to bring a mothballed maritime dock back into use for its shipping prospects.
Ohio must find additional funds and quickly to assess runoff sources and to do more to monitor the effectiveness of "best practices" to keep phosphorus where it belongs.
Who in a rational world would choose to drink water from the Flint River, a fetid stream saturated with toxins from years of heavy industry, when the alternative source is the world's fourth-largest lake, a sweet-water sea?
The levels of both Lake Superior and Lake Michigan-Huron are expected to continue their seasonal decline in February.