Potentially lethal parasite rat lungworm found throughout Florida

Researchers have found rat lungworm, a parasitic nematode that can cause meningitis in humans and animals, in five Florida counties. Source: Invasive Species News...

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?Canada’s 150 Most Famous Great Lakes Shipwrecks’ book on sale now

‘Canada’s 150 Most Famous Great Lakes Shipwrecks’, a book highlighting shipwrecks around the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River, is being released to celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial year. Source: Great Lakes Information Network...

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Alexander Henry completes its journey from Kingston to Thunder Bay, Ontario

The Alexander Henry, the former coast guard icebreaker built in the Thunder Bay, Ontario, area almost 60 years ago, has completed its journey back to the Lakehead, but it will be a little while longer before people can see it up close. Source: Great Lakes Information Network...

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E.P.A. moves to rescind contested water pollution regulation

The Trump administration on Tuesday took a major legal step toward repealing a bitterly contested Obama-era regulation designed to limit pollution in about 60 percent of the nation’s bodies of water. Source: Great Lakes Information Network...

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Feds accept new info on planned nuclear-waste bunker near Lake Huron

A proposal to bury tons of radioactive waste in a bunker near Lake Huron has moved a step toward a decision as federal authorities say they are satisfied Ontario Power Generation has provided additional information they had asked for about the project. Source: Great Lakes Information Network...

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Lake Ontario gets some love

A number of Oshawa, Ontario, residents showed how much they “love their lake” by cleaning up litter in Lakeview Park earlier this month. Source: Great Lakes Information Network...

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Lake Ontario property owners’ complaints are heard in Washington

Lake Ontario land owners stood by helpless as rising waters wrecked their property this spring, but strong voices rose to their defense in the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday. Source: Great Lakes Information Network...

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New record explores Great Lakes region’s history, natural beauty

What do you get when you combine Great Lakes history, folk music and Michigan musicians? A new album dedicated to the Great Lakes region. Source: Great Lakes Information Network...

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Project tackles algal blooms In Lake Erie

The Thames River Phosphorus Reduction Collaborative is launching a project that will work to come up with new tools and practices people can use to reduce phosphorus in area watersheds with the goal of reducing phosphorus and algal blooms in Lake Erie. Source: Great Lakes Information Network...

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New record explores Great Lakes region’s history, natural beauty

By Kate Habrel Michigan musicians Brandon and Bethany Foote are putting out a new record of music inspired by the Great Lakes’ history and natural beauty. Their medium of choice? Vinyl. The record is available for preorder through Thursday. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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