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Investigating Great Lakes coastal issues


Michigan Sea Grant supports research teams that study an array of issues affecting the Great Lakes and Michigan’s coastal areas, bringing together teams from Michigan universities, and where possible, leveraging active research programs conducted by federal and state agencies.

Can cormorants help control Great Lakes invaders?

Petoskey News-Review (6/14)

Double-crested cormorants are the bane of many Great Lakes anglers, devouring prize game fish and damaging the sport and commercial fishery. At least that’s a widely held belief about these birds — and a generally wrong one, Northern Illinois University researchers say.

Carbon dioxide infusion could be used against carp

The Associated Press (6/13)

Researchers say a process similar to making carbonated soda water could become a weapon in the fight against Asian carp.

Research grants given to study Vitamin B1 deficiency in fish, NY algae blooms

The Syracuse Post-Standard (6/13)

The Great Lakes Research Consortium has awarded $44,819 for research projects that will investigate vitamin B deficiency in Lake Ontario fish, look at algae blooms in nearly 200 waterways across the state and use DNA as a way to analyze a part of the Great Lakes food web.

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