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Need for Lakes Restoration is Urgent, Joint Commission Reports

US responds to report saying a new sense of urgency is needed to restore and protect the Great Lakes. The report was issued by bi-national commission overseeing US and Canadian cooperation on lakes issues. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Lester Graham reports.  Go to full article

Cattle Clean Out Invasive Plant Species

Cattle that love to eat thorny shrubs and nasty weeds are proving they can clean up the areas infested with invasive plant species. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Mary Jo Wagner reports.  Go to full article

Regional Effects of Global Warming

Some scientists in the Great Lakes basin are looking at how global warming might be affecting the region.The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Lester Graham reports.  Go to full article

Effects of Contaminated Fish More Widespread Than Once Thought

A new study finds that eating contaminated fish from the Great Lakes might have adverse effects on more people than once thought. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Lester Graham reports.  Go to full article

Joint Commission to Protect Great Lakes from Invasive Species

A U.S. and Canadian commission charged with monitoring the Great Lakes is looking at ways to prevent more invasive species from entering the lakes. Dozens of aquatic animals and plants have already entered the region, sometimes causing severe environmental damage. From the Great Lakes Radio Consortium.  Go to full article

Great Lakes Food Chain Disrupted

A major link in the food web is disappearing from the Great Lakes. Researchers are concerned that its absence will damage fish populations. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Lester Graham reports.  Go to full article

Governors and Premiers Seek to Limit Great Lakes Water Diversion

The states and provinces around the Great Lakes are tightening their grip on where Great Lakes water can go. Their concern over water diversion began after Ontario received proposals from private businesses that wanted to use tankers to export water overseas. Now, the governors and premiers are taking steps to limit water withdrawals from the lakes. From the Great Lakes Radio Consortium.  Go to full article

Canada to Set Price for Great Lakes Water Exports

Despite calls to ban bulk exports of water from the Great Lakes, the Canadian government plans to hire experts to put a price on water in the event water is exported. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Lester Graham reports.  Go to full article

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