Great Lakes Updates

The insect cohort known as Brood X may not emerge on Long Island, a sign of humanity’s effects on even nature’s most reliable periodic events.
Mon, Jun 14, 2021
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The caterpillars, known as browntail moths, have tiny hairs that can cause skin rashes and even breathing issues for some people.
Sun, Jun 13, 2021
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A look at Peninsula Point in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The post Butterflies, beaches & a lighthouse first appeared on Great Lakes Echo.
Wed, Jun 09, 2021
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The owner of the Old Cavern Boutique in Montreal has been arrested on charges of illegally trafficking in wildlife parts and sending them from Canada into the United States. The post Skullduggery at the border: Feds crack skull-smuggling operation first appeared on Great Lakes Echo.
Mon, Jun 07, 2021
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Toxins from harmful algal blooms are known to pollute water, but now researchers are looking at how they harm Great Lakes air. The post Great Lakes algae threatens air quality first appeared on Great Lakes Echo.
Fri, Jun 04, 2021
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A historic archaeological site on the shore of the Grand River in Ottawa County’s Crockery Township may contain the largest collection of Upper Great Lakes cache pits ever excavated. The post Abandoned food caches offer evidence of Native American survival strategies first appeared on Great Lakes Echo.
Wed, Jun 02, 2021
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As electric vehicle demands grow, one focus of concern is how to make them more environmentally sustainable.  The post Companies team up to support electric vehicle recycling in Michigan first appeared on Great Lakes Echo.
Tue, Jun 01, 2021
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Invasive species could cost the agricultural sector more than $3.5 trillion across the continent, a new study estimated.
Fri, May 21, 2021
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For decades, the core mission of the Park Service was absolute conservation. Now ecologists are being forced to do triage, deciding what to safeguard — and what to let slip away.
Tue, May 18, 2021
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America wasn’t ready for the pandemic. And it isn’t ready for the next contagion to strike our woodlands.
Fri, May 07, 2021
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