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Great Lakes threatened by invasive species

Net News Ledger (1/30)

In spite of increasing efforts to stem the tide of invasion threats, the Great Lakes remain vulnerable, according to scientists.

Scientists to study algal blooms in Sandusky Bay

The Sandusky Register (1/29)

Bowling Green State University announced Thursday that it will carry out a $250,000 study of algal blooms in Sandusky Bay that's aimed at helping Sandusky protect its water supply.

Moves afoot to ban microbeads from personal care products

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (1/22)

Tiny plastic beads in personal care products are showing up in the Great Lakes and other water bodies amid growing worries about the danger they pose for humans, fish and other aquatic life.

Are prescription drugs harming Great Lakes fish?

WKAR - East Lansing, MI (1/20)

Researchers are increasingly worried about how chemicals from prescription medication could be impacting aquatic wildlife in the Great Lakes.

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