Category: Lakes


Inland Canada Sheds New Light on Old Crab

Horseshoe crabs have been around a long time. Scientists thought they knew how long, but fossils recently found in Manitoba proved them wrong – by about 100 million years.

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Water from the Gulf of Mexico in the Great Lakes?

North America’s Great Lakes, containing six quadrillion gallons of water, constitute one of the largest surface reservoirs of fresh water on earth. What does all this fresh water have to do with the ocean?

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Utah’s Spiral Jetty: Vanishing and Reappearing

When water levels in Utah’s Great Salt Lake rise, Robert Smithson’s famous earth sculpture Spiral Jetty disappears, sometimes for as long as 20 years.

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Paddle-to-the-Sea

A young boy living deep in the Canadian wilderness, far from the smell of salt spray and the reach of the tides, nonetheless knows his home is connected to the sea. How?

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Coral on a Freshwater Beach

What is coral from the sea doing on the shore of a freshwater lake?

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