Algal blooms showed up unexpectedly in Lake Superior. Researchers pieced together their cause and are on the lookout for future blooms.
Rapid, anthropogenic pressures are changing the face of one of Africa’s oldest, most diverse lakes, biodiversity & food security are at risk.
Ancient lakes have weathered drastic changes for millions of years. Rapid, recent changes make the future uncertain.
Everglades restoration efforts aim to restore historical hydrology, providing relief to stressed peatlands.
Great Lakes Coastal Wetland Monitoring Program has provided data on a dynamic ecosystem for 10 years. Now it’s adapting to new challenges.
Where scientific data is brought to bear in intensive fisheries management, fish populations rebound.
Development and crop land use in the United States lead to elevated chloride levels in thousands of lakes.
Sea lamprey control in the Great Lakes has been a success. Is eradication possible?
Researchers from the Colorado School of Mines are adding biochar to biofilters, boosting the stormwater filtering power in cities.
Elevated contamination from tire particles in northwest stormwater could be killing spawning coho salmon.
A nationwide look at 15 water quality constituents, by the U S Geological Survey, reveals evolving concerns in American rivers.
For thirty five years, Great Lakes communities have been restoring polluted areas, learning and reaping the economic benefits.
Researchers use cheap underwater cameras and selfie sticks to drive down the cost of monitor plant life in lakes.
Major snowmelt and runoff events in central Canada carry stormwater contamination to the South Saskatchewan River.
Surface mining’s long lasting effects on Appalachian streams have long term effect on water quality and stream health.
The first ever measure of plastic pollution in Lake Ontario shows the whole Great Lakes system has a plastic problem
Long term monitoring of lake levels and mercury levels in walleye and loons shows relationship between water and mercury levels.