News tagged with lake superior

Great Lakes welcome rising water levels

After years of parched shorelines, water levels in the Great Lakes have come rushing back. The crowds that flock to the Superior shoreline this summer are finding harbors deeper and beaches narrower than they've been in 15 ...

Jul 08, 2014 4.6 / 5 (5) 127

Isle Royale wolf decline boosts moose

A scientific report says the wolf population of Isle Royale National Park in Lake Superior is dangerously low for the third consecutive year, while moose numbers are steadily rising.

Apr 30, 2014 not rated yet 0

Great Lakes become nearly covered with ice

From the bridge of the Coast Guard cutter Mackinaw, northern Lake Huron looks like a vast, snow-covered field dotted with ice slabs as big as boulders—a battleground for the icebreaker's 58-member crew ...

Feb 15, 2014 4.7 / 5 (18) 6

Minnesota's iconic moose population is falling

Fly over northeastern Minnesota with "Sky Dan" and you'd see a moose. One time, he spotted 15 of them during an hour flight. The pilot was so confident, he even offered those on his aerial tours a money-back guarantee.

Dec 24, 2012 not rated yet 2

Deadly fish virus now found in all Great Lakes

(PhysOrg.com) -- A deadly fish virus - viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus - first discovered in the Northeast in 2005, has been found for the first time in Lake Superior. The virus is now in all of the Great ...

Jan 27, 2010 4.3 / 5 (4) 0 | with audio podcast

Some Canadian rivers at risk of drying up

(PhysOrg.com) -- Some Canadian rivers are at risk of drying up as impacts of climate change intersect with growing water demand from the country's cities, industries and agriculture, a new WWF report has found.

Oct 15, 2009 3 / 5 (8) 3