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Lake Erie’s harmful algal bloom season dragged on this year. The 2021 cyanobacterial bloom surpassed scientists’ predictions and ended up measuring moderately severe on a HAB severity index. Read the full story by Fermont News-Messenger. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
The Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society (GLSHS) recently discovered three 1800′s-era shipwrecks in Lake Superior in the vicinity of Grand Marais, Michigan. A number of additional shipwrecks have also been located and await positive identification. Read the full story by WLUC-TV – Marquette, MI. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
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By Tara Lohan, The Revelator
This story originally appeared in The Revelator and is republished here as part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalism collaboration strengthening coverage of the climate story.
In September the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed removing 23 species from the federal list of endangered species — not because they’d rebounded, sadly, but because they are believed to be extinct.
Anybody who questioned the importance of the ability to move energy within our own borders should take a long look in the mirror right now. Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s bid to shut down Enbridge’s Line 5 to score points with environmentalists in her state has brought into sharp focus what that means for Canada. The […]
The fossil fuel industry has long been blamed for environmental degradation. But what about the financial institutions accused of making environmentally destructive projects possible?
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