Harmful Algal Blooms
A species of fish called kiyi has evolved to see particularly well in deep parts of Lake Superior, giving it a significant advantage at those shadowy depths, according to recent research by the University of Buffalo.
“Just because Lake Superior is big doesn’t mean it can’t change ... in fact, it’s one of the fastest-changing lakes in the world,” according to Dr. Jay Austin, a professor at the University of Minnesota-Duluth Large Lakes Observatory.
For timely, meaningful progress to improve the health of the Great Lakes, it’s going to take a village.
Now more than ever, it’s time to embrace binational cooperation to ensure that the waters and people of the Great Lakes basin are healthy.
This broadcast will be live from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. ET Thursday, December 10, 2020. The broadcast will be available on-demand at this link immediately afterwards. For the report and more information visit ijc.org/en/2020-TAP-Report.
The IJC’s first Triennial Assessment of Progress report was released in November 2017, as well as a Highlights report, a Technical Appendix and a Summary of Public Comment Appendix.
Anyone who’s watched fish swim around an aquarium for even a short amount of time knows it’s quite fascinating.