Pollution Probe and the Council of the Great Lakes Region are leading the charge to keep our beaches and waterbodies clean through the Great Lakes Plastic Cleanup — the largest initiative of its kind in the world, using innovative plastic capture technologies to remove plastic and other litter from the Great Lakes. Read the full…
After an inspiring win over the United States in the semi-finals, the Canadian women’s soccer team finished the job on Friday, winning our nation’s first Olympic gold medal in soccer.
Dubbed the Marysburgh Vortex, or alternatively “The Graveyard of Lake Ontario,” a small stretch of water off the shores of Ontario’s Prince Edward County has for centuries played host to shipwrecks, airplane mishaps, strange sightings and mysterious disappearances. Read the full story by Global News. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
Thanks to a team effort among: Keep Ohio Beautiful, The Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Ohio Sea Grant and The Ohio Clean Marinas program — devices called “seabins” are being installed in marinas from Huron to Geneva, Ohio. Read the full story by WKYC-TV – Cleveland, OH. Read the full story Tags: Ohio, Daily News
Summer has barely begun and the Great Lakes have already claimed 47 lives through drownings this year, according to the Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project, which also pegs the number of rescues of people plucked from the water at 12 so far in 2022.
By Keith Schneider, Circle of Blue
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