Monthly Archives: August 2012

Crossing Lake Ontario is one of the world’s hardest swims

Swimming across Lake Ontario is one of the world’s most difficult swims, according to an interesting article on Great Lakes ECHO.¬†Powerful currents and rapidly changing water temperatures make swimming across the lake a risky endeavor. Swimming across Lake Ontario was … Continue reading

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Plastics pollution not just in oceans; Great Lakes also affected

The massive plume of plastic waste floating in the Pacific Ocean has garnered lots of media attention lately. Turns out, the Great Lakes face a similar problem, but on a smaller scale. A group of students spent their summer looking … Continue reading

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