Mid-ocean ballast water exchange is working well to keep non-native aquatic organisms from invading the Great Lakes, but scientists are racing to find more secure solutions.
Human policy decisions may pose a more imminent threat to caribou than climate change.
Michigan Researcher Lissy Goralnik Explores the Connections
An experiment with before-and-after data could provide focused information about how well various practices work to reduce nutrient pollution of streams and lakes.
As researchers in the Superior National Forest work to learn more about the Canada lynx, the species may lose its federal protected status in the Lower 48
A vivid history and sober analysis of the many threats the Great Lakes face.
Photographer Cynthia Dickinson spends a day in the skies above the Superior National Forest with USGS researcher Dr. Shannon Barber-Meyer and USFS pilot Pat Loe.
Minnesota adjusts a formula designed to protect wild rice waters from sulfate pollution.
Ecologist John Pastor poses and answers fascinating questions about North Woods ecosystems.
As a graduate student, Deborah Swackhamer made important discoveries about toxic chemicals polluting the Great Lakes; as a researcher she endured a grueling industry investigation; as a public scientist she showed how to make Minnesota’s lakes and rivers cleaner. In retirement she continues her lifelong quest to improve water quality.