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Top Five Great Lakes Stories of 2020

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1.  Major Investments in Great Lakes Restoration Are Paying Off: Study Canada and the United States have invested more than US$22.8 billion over the last...

Government of Canada Invests in Research on Impacts of Plastic Pollution...

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The Government of Canada is providing $2,256,554 to 16 science-based research projects to learn more about the impacts of plastic pollution on our natural...

More Marinas Join Great Lakes Plastic Cleanup

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The Great Lakes Plastic Cleanup announced that the following marinas will be joining the initiative and supporting the capture of plastic debris throughout the...

Pollution Probe Receives Funding to Reduce Plastic Pollution in Great Lakes

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The Ontario government is providing Pollution Probe with $375,000 to collect plastic waste from marinas in the province. "Our government is committed to protecting our...

Canada Contributes Disproportionately to the Global Plastic Disaster: Report

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A new report by Oceana Canada indicates that the amount of plastic waste Canada generates is disproportionately contributing to the amount of plastic waste...

Government of B.C. Takes Action Against Plastic Waste

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Through new initiatives, the Government of British Columbia is taking action to prevent plastic waste from polluting shorelines and ending up in landfills. “People have...

New Initiative Will Remove Plastics from the Great Lakes

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The Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR), thanks to funding from Environment and Climate Change Canada, has announced the launch of the first...

New Study Estimates Amount of Plastic in Atlantic Ocean

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The mass of ‘invisible’ microplastics found in the upper waters of the Atlantic Ocean is approximately 12-21 million tonnes, according to a new study. This...

Plastic Pollution in the Aquatic Environment

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Plastic wastes have generated global attention due to their omnipresence and profound ecosystem threats. These plastic wastes are polluting waters around the world and...

Researchers Study Invisible Plastics in Drinking Water and Wastewater

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A research team has found that nanoscale particles of the most commonly used plastics tend to move through the water supply or settle out...

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