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The Great Lakes are in peril … again

I am about to report some distressing news about the Great Lakes, so I want to preface my comments with some counterbalancing information about the wondrous lakes we call Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie and Ontario. The Great Lakes are indescribably … Continue reading

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Report examines climate change effects on Great Lakes

Climate change has given Lake Superior a fever and the region’s fish and wildlife could be hit hard by rising air and water temperatures. That’s one of the conclusions of a sobering new report by the National Wildlife Federation called … Continue reading

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NBC News produces interesting view of climate change

It’s no secret that the planet is warming. Recent data show that 2012 was the hottest year on record in the U.S. The warming trend doesn’t bode well for the Great Lakes. Ice cover on the lakes has dropped dramatically … Continue reading

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