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Parasite attacking Minnesota fish

KARE-TV - Minneapolis, MN (10/7)

Researchers at the University of Minnesota say a parasite that dissolves muscle is attacking fish in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Climate change threatens perch, other warm-water fish

Great Lakes Echo (9/30)

Fish living in mild-temperature regions benefit from some aspects of climate change, such as more water flowing through rivers. But the negative impacts outweigh the positive ones, according to a study recently published.

$174K in federal grants given for Port of Muskegon development

MLive (9/29)

In Michigan, U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters announced two Economic Development Administration grants for studies focused on the Port of Muskegon.

Old bird waste yields new insight on today’s environment

Great Lake Echo (9/23)

Canadian researchers are plunging deep beneath the ammonia-rich bird waste on eastern Lake Ontario’s islands to uncover the ecological implications of a growing population of double-crested cormorants.

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