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The death and life of the Great Lakes / Dan Egan.

By: Egan, DanPublisher: New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Company, 2017Edition: First editionDescription: pages cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780393246438 (hardcover)Subject(s): Lake ecology -- Great Lakes (North America) | Great Lakes (North America) -- Environmental conditions | Introduced organisms -- Great Lakes (North America) | Nonindigenous aquatic pests -- Great Lakes (North America) | Water quality -- Great Lakes (North America)DDC classification: 577.630977 LOC classification: QH104.5.G7 | E43 2017
Contents:
The dream of a fourth seacoast : building the St. Lawrence seaway -- Three fish : the story of lake trout, sea lampreys and alewives -- Farming the lakes : the introduction of coho and chinook salmon -- Noxious cargo : the invasion of zebra and quagga mussels -- Continental undivide : Asian carp and Chicago's backwards river -- Conquering a continent : the mussel infestation of the west -- America's dead sea : toxic algae and the Toledo water crisis -- Plugging the drain : the never-ending threat to siphon away great lakes water -- A shaky balancing act : climate change and the fall and rise of the lakes -- A Great Lake revival : charting a course toward integrity, stability and balance.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The dream of a fourth seacoast : building the St. Lawrence seaway -- Three fish : the story of lake trout, sea lampreys and alewives -- Farming the lakes : the introduction of coho and chinook salmon -- Noxious cargo : the invasion of zebra and quagga mussels -- Continental undivide : Asian carp and Chicago's backwards river -- Conquering a continent : the mussel infestation of the west -- America's dead sea : toxic algae and the Toledo water crisis -- Plugging the drain : the never-ending threat to siphon away great lakes water -- A shaky balancing act : climate change and the fall and rise of the lakes -- A Great Lake revival : charting a course toward integrity, stability and balance.

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