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A spiky flea could ruin Midwestern ecosystems and kill native fish
Anglers and boaters may be fueling the spread of invasive spiny water flea from the Great Lakes—but they can help beat it back, too.
Popular Science’s favorite stories of 2020
13 staff recommendations worth revisiting.
18 water-themed books to dive into this month
Consider this your end-of-summer reading list.
A pack of wolves is about to save this national park
With any luck, a boatload of predators is headed to Isle Royale.
You might be inhaling bits of toxic algae
Breaking waves can send algal blooms airborne.
Shipwreck From Early 1800s Discovered in Lake Ontario
Three retirees have identified a rare trading vessel
Obama Pledges $475 Million to Rescue Great Lakes
Top threats include toxic contamination, loss of wildlife habitat and invasive species
The Battle for the Great Lakes: Army Corps of Engineers Versus Alien Fish
Humans built electrical barriers and dumped poison in the Illinois waterways, but an alien species still managed to leave a … Continued
America’s Dwindling Fresh Water
Decades of poor irrigation and diverting practices destroyed the Aral Sea; now the Great Lakes face a similar fate