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Webinar: Great Lakes Commons Charter

Posted on June 5, 2014  Tagged with: , ,
Jun 052014

Watch an archived recording of this webinar Join us for a conversation about the Great Lakes Commons Charter – an emerging strategy to transform our human relationship with the Lakes. The cumulative, disparate, and drastic threats to the Great Lakes need to be matched by a collective and unifying response. The Commons Charter is a […]


In 2011, Lake Erie experienced an unprecedented harmful algal bloom (HAB) that covered most of its western basin and created a “dead zone” the size of Delaware and Rhode Island combined.


Extreme energy projects such as fracking, tar sands oil pipelines and shipments and nuclear waste dumps are putting the Great Lakes in peril.

Virtual Townhall: A bold new vision for the Great Lakes

Posted on February 27, 2014  Tagged with:
Feb 272014

What would happen if water was managed based on principles and practices that empower communities to become stewards and what if decision making was local and collective?

Radioactive Steam Generators on the Great Lakes

Posted on March 14, 2012  Tagged with:
Mar 142012

Bruce Power has applied for a licence at the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) to ship 16 radioactive steam generators through the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway to Sweden. Bruce Power plans to recycle 90% of the 16 steam generators by contracting Swedish company Studsvik to ship, decontaminate, melt down and sell the metal […]

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