Sunday, January 19, 2020

Tag: Great Lakes

Top Five Great Lakes Stories of 2019

The following five news stories on topics related to the Great Lakes were among the most read news stories on Water Canada's website in...

GWRC Offers Testing for Ballast Water Treatment Technologies

The Great Waters Research Collaborative (GWRC) is currently seeking applications from developers of novel technologies for ballast water treatment or rapid analysis. The goal of...

Plastic Pollution in the Great Lakes Presents a Growing Concern: Study

New research suggests that the growing intensity and scale of plastic pollution in the Great Lake poses serious risks to human health and will...

Managing Reservoirs for Water Quality Could Help Toxic Algal Blooms

According to new research from the University of Waterloo, managing reservoirs for water quality, not just flood control, could be part of the solution...

Aquatic Invasive Species Impacting Mercury in Great Lakes Fish

According to a new study published yesterday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 40 years of reduced mercury use, emissions, and...

CGLR Partners with IAGLR to Restore and Protect Great Lakes

A new partnership aims to better connect science, policy, and business interests to accelerate both the restoration and protection of the Great Lakes. The International...

E.P.A. Unveils Five-Year Plan to Accelerate Restoration of the Great Lakes

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Administrator, Andrew Wheeler, and Region 5 Administrator and Great Lakes National Program Manager, Cathy Stepp, unveiled an updated...

Governments can Prevent PFAS Pollution in Great Lakes: Report

As communities across the Great Lakes region grapple with contaminated drinking water due to toxic PFAS chemicals, a new National Wildlife Federation report outlines...

Researchers Studying Behviour of Microplastics in Great Lakes

Using the Great Lakes as a laboratory, sedimentary petrologist Patricia Corcoran and her students at Western University in London, Ontario are studying the behaviour...

Water Pollution May Be Keeping Invasive Silver Carp Out of Great...

Invasive silver carp have been moving north toward the Great Lakes since their accidental release in the 1970’s. The large filter-feeding fish, which are...

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