Great Lakes Updates

Climate change and habitat conversion to agriculture are working together to homogenize nature. In other words, the more things change, the more they are the same.
Fri, Aug 18, 2017
Via Invasive Species News
The sights on the shores of Africa's Lake Malawi differ slightly from those on our Great Lakes (you may find a crocodile or two), but there are similarities as well.
Fri, Aug 18, 2017
Via Great Lakes Echo
Scientists say we need to improve our information about little-known species to reduce the risk of one going extinct just because no-one is interested in looking for it.
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
Via Invasive Species News
Scientists use sonar to estimate Antillean Manatee populations in the murky waters of Panama's internationally protected San San Pond Sak wetlands.
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
Via Invasive Species News
Before airplanes and 911 calls became the prominent ways to discover forest fires, forests were monitored from fire lookout towers.
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
Via Great Lakes Echo
Invasive mussels and less nutrients from tributaries have altered the Lake Michigan ecosystem, making it more conducive to the stocking of lake trout and steelhead than Chinook salmon, according to a recent US Geological Survey and Michigan State University study.
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
Via Invasive Species News
Scientists have discovered a new type of plant growing in Shetland -- with its evolution only having occurred in the last 200 years.
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
Via Invasive Species News
Citizen scientists are the key to new findings for a Minnesota project that tracks bees, including the endangered rusty patched bumble bee.
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
Via Great Lakes Echo
Two women are walking from Lake Michigan to Lake Superior to raise awareness of Great Lakes conservation. And they'll do it in one month.
Tue, Aug 15, 2017
Via Great Lakes Echo
This spring's heavy rain in the Lake Ontario region had quite an impact on homeowners, but it also affected the water offshore.
Mon, Aug 14, 2017
Via Great Lakes Echo