Reducing levels of the nutrient phosphorus to control harmful algal blooms in places like Lake Erie is actually advantageous to toxic cyanobacteria strains, which can lead to an increase in toxins in the water, according to a new modeling study. Read and hear the full story by Phys.org. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
Seeing dead fish in the spring is common, but sometimes it is a sign of a problem. Fish kills of more than 25 should be reported immediately to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Listen to the full story by WJBK-TV – Detroit, MI. Read the full story Tags: Daily News, Michigan, fish, spring
The Save Our Great Lakes project aims to improve storm water management on Barker’s Island off the Lake Superior coast of Wisconsin. Read the full story by the Superior Telegram. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
Freighters have been lining up for days in anticipation of the Soo Locks opening today at 12:01 a.m. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
Mosquitoes are out in full force this summer, which also means a risk of mosquito-borne illnesses.
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