Category Archives: In The News

The White Whale for Great Lakes Shipwreck Hunters by Sarah Kramer, Bryce Gray, Lizz Giordano, and Anne Arntson

Inside the consuming obsession with finding the 300-year-old Griffon.  Read more…

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Great Lakes sailing jobs explored as post-high-school alternative by MLive.com

MUSKEGON, MI – When one door closes, another one opens. That’s the case for North Muskegon senior Christian Berends, who wanted nothing more than to enlist in the U.S. Navy after high school, but was turned away due to his poor eyesight. Instead of giving up on his dream to travel the world and the […]

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Great Lakes water temperatures have flatlined

Water temperatures on the surface of the Great Lakes haven’t warmed as fast as usual in recent weeks, due to cooler than normal temperatures. The much warmer than normal water temperatures this winter and spring have now been held back to near normal temperatures. Several Great Lakes have even dipped to below normal surface water […]

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Nor Any Drop to Drink?: Why the Great Lakes Face a Murky Future

In the oceanic depths of the Great Lakes, life and death swirl like coffee and cream. Growing up on the western shores of Lake Michigan, I knew this instinctively. The lake provided our drinking water and a place to cool off in the summer, but it also occasionally coughed up millions of small dead fish […]

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$20M federal grant supports new Great Lakes research center

The University of Michigan is establishing a research institute focused on sustainable management of the Great Lakes.  Read more…

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