Thursday 10 January 2013

Map shows Great Lakes stress

Map shows Great Lakes stress

Parts of Lake Huron and Georgian Bay around Grey and Bruce counties have been identified as highly stressed in a recently released environmental map.

A team of researchers who are part of the Great Lakes Environmental Assessment (GLEAM) project examined 34 stressors, including coastal development, pollutants transported by rivers from agricultural and urban land, fishing pressure, climate change and invasive species. Using data from various agencies, organizations and researchers, the map shows how different stressors can be combined to assess the overall health of the ecosystem.

Read the rest of the the article Midland Free Press 

Not Good News, would love to see this done on our side of the bay 

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