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Study: Acid Damaged Lakes May Take Decades to Recover

The ecological recovery of lakes damaged by industrial emissions could take decades longer than originally expected, even when acidity levels in many lakes have already returned to normal, according to a Queen’s study. “Since emissions reductions started coming into effect, ecologists have been studying lakes looking for signs of recovery, and they anticipated finding these… Keep Reading

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Invading Shrimp Being Consumed by Great Lakes Fish

The latest invader of the Great Lakes—Hemimysis anomala, or more commonly the bloody red shrimp after its bright red spots—may become a new food source for fish, allaying concerns about how it will impact native fish populations. “Forecasting how an invader will affect the growth and production of a specific native fish species is very… Keep Reading

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