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  1. In latest book, author details "ecological unraveling" of the Great LakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 27 | Michigan Radio

    Even among those who live in the Great Lakes State, there is a lot of confusion about the health of the Great Lakes. Some believe that because the lakes are clearer than ever, they're more healthy, when in fact that clarity is due to invasive species killing off the bottom of the food chain.

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  2. Sea lampreys gaining ground in Lakes Superior and Erie, but scientists aren't sure exactly whyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 26 | Michigan Radio

    The invasive fish latch onto big fish like lake trout and salmon and drink their blood and body fluids. A single lamprey can kill up to 40 pounds of fish in its lifetime.

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  3. As Great Lakes leaders meet, some in Toledo still don't trust their tap waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 19 | Michigan Radio

    If you hit the grocery stores in the Toledo area a couple weeks ago, hoping to pick up some bottled water, you were out of luck. Several stores completely sold out, thanks to rumors that the city would soon be issuing another "do not drink" advisory for tap water.

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  4. New partnership to work toward a cleaner Lake ErieRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | Michigan Radio

    A new partnership has a plan to keep Lake Erie clean. The MI CLEAR group is made up of farmers, conservationists, environmental leaders, and more.

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  5. Lakes Michigan, Huron are now clearer than SuperiorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | Michigan Radio

    Lake Superior is known for its water clarity, but largely due to quagga mussels in Lakes Michigan and Huron, it's fallen to third place. Gary Fahnenstiel is a research scientist at Michigan Technological University and the University of Michigan.

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  6. Toledo finally cares now that the river is green, but will farmers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | Michigan Radio

    Drive just a few miles south of the Ohio border, and you'll find yourself on a bridge over the Maumee River, which runs through downtown Toledo on its way to Lake Erie. Right now, the river is an oddly beautiful emerald green, as if it had been dyed to celebrate St. Patrick's Day six months early.

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  7. Despite bacteria blooms, Toledo water is safe to drink, "but we're not out of the woods yet"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Michigan Radio

    Stateside's conversations with Tim Davis, an associate professor in biological sciences at Bowling Green State University, and with Toledo Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson. If you've been on social media the past 24 hours, you might have noticed photos trending of what looks like the Chicago River on St. Patrick's Day.

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  8. Vivid green bacteria bloom in the river running through ToledoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | Michigan Radio

    A stretch of the Maumee River that runs through Toledo, Ohio has turned vivid green thanks to a bloom of cyanobacteria. The Toledo-Lucas County Health Department is advising people to avoid swimming or otherwise exposing themselves to contact with the water.

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  9. Antidepressants are building up in fish brains in the Great Lakes regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | Michigan Radio

    Antidepressants that people take are building up in the brains of fish like walleye, bass, and perch. Researchers studied fish from the Niagara River, which connects lakes Erie and Ontario.

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  10. Analysis confirms grass carp eggs in Lake Erie tributaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | Michigan Radio

    Grass carp are among four species of Asian carp that pose a threat to the Great Lakes. The most feared are silver and bighead carp, which eat plankton and could destabilize food chains.

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  11. A family's farming tradition up against 21st century pressuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | Michigan Radio

    Stateside's conversation with farmer Mark Mathe, vice president and young farmer committee chair of the Monroe County Farm Bureau. According to the state's numbers , the food and agriculture industry pumps $101 billion into Michigan's economy each year.

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  12. Why we could have more toxic blooms in our warming worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | Michigan Radio

    There's a green bloom of cyanobacteria on Lake Erie again. People who run water utilities and scientists are watching the bloom because the cyanobacteria can produce toxins called microcystins that are dangerous for people and pets.

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  13. Study outlines strategies to stop Asian carp from moving into the Great LakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | Michigan Radio

    A bird's-eye view of the Brandon Road Lock and Damn, with illustrations of preventative measures to stop invasive species from entering the Great Lakes Basin, as outlined in the USACE's "Tenatively Adopted Plan" The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released a draft report outlining possible strategies to better protect the Great Lakes from Asian carp and other invasive species. Specifically, the report suggests improvements for the Brandon Road Lock and Dam.

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  14. Stateside 8.4.2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | Michigan Radio

    Today on Stateside , we get an update on the toxic algal blooms on Lake Erie, the same kind that shut down Toledo's water system three years ago. And a new report indicates that past Michigan legislatures have committed the state to an ever-shrinking general fund.

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  15. To protect Lake Erie, some farmers embrace environmental practicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | Michigan Radio

    Testing the soil and using GPS for precision application of fertilizer helps reduce runoff, which contributes to algal blooms in Lake Erie. Blooms of algae in Lake Erie have given rise to a toxin that got so bad three years ago, Toledo had to shut down its water system.

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  16. "Lab in a can" to monitor Lake Erie before it's dead againRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | Michigan Radio

    Stateside's conversation with Tim Davis, a researcher with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory. There are concerns that Lake Erie will experience the same kind of toxic cyanobacteria blooms this summer that caused Toledo's water supply to be shut off three years ago.

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  17. Researchers creating warning system for toxic algae in lakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | Michigan Radio

    Researchers are working on creating an early warning system that can spot when algae begins showing up on hundreds of lakes across the U.S. The project sets out to use real-time data from satellites that already monitor harmful algae hotspots on Lake Erie in Ohio and Chesapeake Bay along the East Coast. Harmful algae blooms on freshwater lakes are becoming a growing concern and can sicken people and pets and contaminate drinking water.

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  18. Inland lakes with cyanobacteria should pay more attention to nitrogen levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | Michigan Radio

    The same toxic bacterial blooms that shut down Toledo's drinking water system are a problem in Michigan's inland lakes too. New research suggests treating and preventing them may take a more comprehensive approach than is currently used for most inland lakes.

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  19. Robotic underwater lab helps track Lake Erie water toxinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Michigan Radio

    A robotic underwater laboratory has been deployed in Lake Erie to detect toxins produced by harmful algae that threaten city water supplies. The project is intended to prevent recurrence of a 2014 tap water contamination crisis that prompted a do-not-drink order for more than 400,000 residents of Toledo, Ohio, and southeastern Michigan.

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  20. Anishinaabe water walkers trek from Minnesota to Quebec to honor Great LakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Michigan Radio

    Every year, a Native American group called the Mother Earth Water Walkers treks hundreds of miles around the Great Lakes to raise awareness of water issues in the region. Stateside producer Mercedes Mejia caught up with the group near Leamington, Ontario, and learned that the walk is more than a call to action.

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