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GLIN==> What's New & Notable, 8/1/00



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SITE OF THE MONTH FOR AUGUST
Great Lakes Aquarium: http://www.glaquarium.org/main.html
The Great Lakes Aquarium is America's only all-freshwater aquarium
featuring science, history, ecology, arts and live animals presented in
habitat and interactive exhibits. Located on the shore of Lake Superior
in Duluth, Minn., the aquarium celebrated its grand opening on July 29!
If you can't visit in-person, surf their web site to take a virtual tour
of the facility or a quiz to find out how much you know about Lake
Superior's watershed.

GREAT LAKES VAULT OF KNOWLEDGE
http://www.great-lakes.net/teach/chat/vaultofknowledge.html
Have you ever wondered what the foam-like stuff is that washes up on
Great Lakes beaches? For the answer to this questions and others, visit
the Great Lakes Vault of
Knowledge...the newest feature on the TEACH Great Lakes web site. And if
you're a student, submit your own question!

IJC RELEASES ITS TENTH BIENNIAL REPORT ON GREAT LAKES WATER QUALITY
http://www.ijc.org/comm/10br/en/indexen.html
Available online in pdf, html and wordperfect formats; zipped files can
also be easily downloaded. Discusses the current threats to the Great
Lakes ecosystem -- contaminated sediments, airborne toxic substances,
fish consumption advisories, urbanization, invasive species -- and
concludes with actions that the U.S. and Canadian governments must take
in order to comply with the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement of 1978.

REDESIGNED WEB SITE
Great Lakes Radio Consortium: http://www.glrc.org/
Founded in 1993, the GLRC is a news service committed to reporting on
the interactions between the environment and the people of the Great
Lakes region. GLRC stories are carried by 140 public radio stations in
10 states. Stop by and check out their new site!


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Christine Manninen
GLIN Webmaster
Great Lakes Commission
Ann Arbor, Michigan

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