“We’ll use these stable isotope fingerprints of mercury to look at what source is being methylated and getting into the fish,” says USGS’s Sarah Janssen.
“People in the community were grateful we were getting some kind of help, but it turned out to be an epic disaster.”
People are protecting Common Terns, which aren’t so common in the Midwest.
Environmental crusader shares his perspectives in highly readable memoir.
Recent history offers lessons about how to clean up and protect the Greatest Lake.
Tribes are working on many fronts to push Minnesota to do a better job of protecting the environment.
A vivid history and sober analysis of the many threats the Great Lakes face.
Key players in passage and uses of early environmental legislation are interviewed as part of an oral history project.
Efforts to restore wild rice in the St. Louis River estuary face potential challenges from carp, Canada geese, and sulfate pollution from upstream taconite mines.
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.