Estuaries in the Great Lakes are among the most productive, life-supporting and interesting environments on the planet.
The life-and-death secrets of mussels.
A researcher records sounds under the surface of Minnesota lakes and hopes to learn whether humans are disturbing the lives of the denizens of the deep.
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.