Great Lakes Updates

Researchers have found rat lungworm, a parasitic nematode that can cause meningitis in humans and animals, in five Florida counties.
Wed, Jun 28, 2017
Via Invasive Species News
'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.
Wed, Jun 28, 2017
Via Great Lakes Information Network
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.
Wed, Jun 28, 2017
Via Great Lakes Information Network
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.
Wed, Jun 28, 2017
Via Great Lakes Information Network
We should learn a lesson from the Asian carp found on the wrong side of electric barriers designed to keep the invasive species out of the Great Lakes: this is an emergency, one we should be paying close attention to.
Wed, Jun 28, 2017
Via Great Lakes Information Network
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.
Wed, Jun 28, 2017
Via Great Lakes Information Network
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.
Wed, Jun 28, 2017
Via Great Lakes Echo
The latest from Mr. Great Lakes.
Wed, Jun 28, 2017
Via Great Lakes Echo
Scientists recently reconstructed the skin of endangered green turtles, marking the first time that skin of a non-mammal was successfully engineered in a laboratory, according to a study. In turn, the scientists were able to grow a tumor-associated virus to better understand certain tumor diseases.
Tue, Jun 27, 2017
Via Invasive Species News
Whales in the Great Lakes? Not quite. But Great Lakes water is hugely influential on whales, justifying a nod to Quebec to round out our list of Great Lakes-related great natural features.
Tue, Jun 27, 2017
Via Great Lakes Echo