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Ever since it was opened in 1914, the Panama Canal has been an invaluable way to pass ships from ocean to ocean, but the canal has also been a way for invasive species to invade the Gulf of Mexico and the waters beyond.
Seven directors appointed to the recently amalgamated organization OTTAWA, Feb.
TORONTO, Jan. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - A decision about the future of General Motors' Oshawa operations can and should be made now, according to Unifor National President Jerry Dias.
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Originally searching for supposed "lost gold" in the waters of Lake Michigan, treasure hunters Kevin Dykstra and Frederick Monroe found something much bigger--an aging shipwreck that may be the remains of the Griffin, a 17th-century old ship.
OTTAWA, Ontario, Jan. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study released today reveals that $7 billion is being spent on asset renewal and infrastructure improvements in the bi-national Great Lakes-St.
System will Allow Interlake to Meet All North American ECA and IMO Annex VI Sulfur Requirements While Continuing to Operate on Heavy Fuel Oil PARSIPPANY, N.J.
Sustainability pioneer Method plans to replenish 6 million gallons of groundwater each year through unique watershed management project CHICAGO, Nov.
Shoreline Restoration Event Continues Yearlong Environmental Conservation Program CHICAGO, Nov.
The Great lakes have a huge impact in the weather for the cities that are near the lakes. In the fall and early winter months the lakes can create intense snowfall events known as “Lake Effect Snow”. The reason that this occurs has to do with the water temps of the lakes and also the temps of the air that is moving across them. When an Alberta Clipper system forms in Canada and moves Southeastward towards the US, it brings that cold air and strong Northwest winds over the warmer waters....
If you look at our weather map above you see a warm front extending from Iowa into the Great Lakes region. What a warm front does is separate warm air from cool air. On the north side of the front the temps will be about 15-20 degrees cooler than on the south side of the front. The warm front is depicted on a weather map as having red half circles. The reason for using half circles it to show that advancing of the warm air from the south. Winds ahead of the warm front are from the...
Symbol: PRPUP Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48 N CAN N Synonyms: CEPU8 Cerasus pumila (L.) Michx. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:NY, OH, PA Classification: Kingdom Plantae – Plants Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants...
The snowbelt is a North American region that lies downwind of the Great lakes, where heavy snowfall is common on mostly the eastern and southern shores of the Great Lakes. Lake-effect snow is caused by cold air picking up moisture while crossing the lake and then releasing it as snow when the air cools over land. Throughout much of the winter, lakes produce lake-effect snow and continuously cloudy skies. This phenomenon continues as long as the air temperature is colder than the water...
The Yellow Bullhead (Ameiurus natalis) is a species of bullhead catfish. Their range extends throughout the central and eastern US from central Texas north into North Dakota and east through the Great Lakes region to the coast. Its habitat includes pools, backwaters, and sluggish current over soft or mildly rocky substrate in creeks, small to larger rivers, and shallow portions of lakes and ponds. Yellow Bullheads are typically yellow-olive to slate-black on the back and sometimes mottled...
- An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.