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April 18, 2018

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Photo: Thank you Dave Crawford

Nipigon Bay, Lake Superior

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Climate Atlas

Interactive Canadian Climate Change Atlas

The interactive Climate Atlas provides climate data and information about climate change. Hover over the "Tools" tab on the Infosuperior website menu and you'll find that an intriguing new tool has been added. "The Climate Atlas of Canada combines climate science, mapping and storytelling to bring the global issue of climate change closer to home for Canadians. It is designed to …

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Shocking Mercury Levels in Lake Superior Sea Lamprey

By H. L. Todd - Goode, George Brown (1884) Fisheries and Fishery Industries of the United States: Section I, Natural History of Useful Aquatic Animals, Plates, Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, Public Domain. Invaders of Lake Superior You may have heard about the risks when consuming fish and seafood due to mercury concentrations in their tissues, but one fish that …

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Ice Caves and Bridges

Skiing Nipigon Bay

Ice sculptures on Nipigon Bay. This is the first of a few photo Infosuperior received the following note, along with the linked photos, from a couple of Nipigon residents, one of whom happens to be the chair of the Public Advisory Committee to the Nipigon Bay Remedial Action Plan. Thank you chair Dave Crawford and Catherine Meharg. Definitely a beautiful …

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Death and Life of the Great Lakes

Great Lakes Featured in PBS NewsHour-New York Times Book Club Pick: "The Death and Life of the Great Lakes"

The April New York Times Book Club Discussion will focus on Pulitzer Prize finalist "The Death and Life of the Great Lakes," by Dan Egan. Are you looking for something to read?   Each month the New York Times and PBS NewsHour run a book club focusing on a book "that helps us make sense of the world we're living …

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New Process Removes Phosphorous From Manure

Portable Manure Phosphorus Exctraction system-MAPHEX. Credit: Hristov Research Group / Penn state   Phosphorous and the Great Lakes Excessive nutrient input to the Great Lakes has been a primary concern for decades. Lake Erie has been particularly susceptible. Phosphorous inputs in particular are a primary driver in an equation which results in extensive algae growth. Concerted, coordinated action on the …

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