Great Lakes

New NWF Film Explores the Risk of Invasive Carp to the Great Lakes and the Effort to Stop Them

On one set of starting blocks, picture the mass of invasive carp occupying the Mississippi River system and its tributaries, moving ever North in search of the food resources necessary …

oiled heron

Enbridge and Canada’s Attack on Water Rights to Keep Line 5 Open

Canada is standing with Enbridge to dismantle core State and Tribal rights to protect land and water in an attack that impacts all states and all Indigenous Nations across the …

Chemicals of Emerging Concern in the Great Lakes: The Imperative for Additional Action

The Great Lakes play a critical role in providing drinking water, transportation, recreation, and livelihoods for the millions of people in the Great Lakes basin. Yet, the health of the …

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Great Lakes Indicators Can Benefit from Broader Stakeholder Input

How are the Great Lakes doing? This question arises often, both inside and outside the region. We have fortunately a group of environmental indicators that can go a long way …

mallard ducks

The Mississippi Blues

Ain’t nothing like a good down-home southern band playing some good ol’ southern music along the river. Imagine sitting outside under your favorite tree, listening to your favorite hometown artist …

underwater brook trout

PFAS Are Contaminating Our Fish – What This Means and…

If you enjoy fishing, you have probably come across signs by lakes or streams recommending that you limit your consumption of certain fish—or even avoid eating them altogether. You may …

Zebra Mussels

Five Lakes, Two Countries…and One Ecosystem

A Healthy Dose of Binational Cooperation If you look at a map of our five Great Lakes, you’ll see a line running through the middle of four of them, marking …

PFAS foam

PFAS and the Great Lakes: The Need for Binational Action

Note: This blog was originally posted on the Canadian Environmental Law Association website on April 14, 2021 and can be accessed at https://cela.ca/guest-blog-pfas-and-the-great-lakes-the-need-for-binational-action/ Michael Murray, Ph.D., U.S. Co-chair, Toxics-Free Great Lakes …

Grassroots activists rallied at event.

Zero Discharge & Virtual Elimination of Toxic Chemicals in the Great Lakes: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Note: This blog was originally posted on the Canadian Environmental Law Association website on April 12, 2021 and can be accessed at https://cela.ca/guest-blog-zero-discharge-virtual-elimination-of-toxic-chemicals-in-the-great-lakes-yesterday-today-and-tomorrow/ John Jackson is Canadian Co-chair, Toxics-Free Great Lakes …

A loon glides on water with a fish in its mouth

Can the Great Lakes Still Be Great Uniters?

These are the most divisive times many of us have ever lived through. The violent right-wing coup attempt at the U.S. Capitol claimed five lives and shook our democracy to …

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