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Title: GLIN: What's New and Notable

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What's New & Notable, 15 June 2004

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Image Gallery: The threatened beauty of the Great Lakes

A special news series this week is focusing on The Great Lakes At Risk. The image gallery magnifies the beauty and fragility of the lakes and their immense importance to the region's residents.

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Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway Study

The Canadian and U.S. governments are conducting a joint study to evaluate the infrastructure needs of the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway system, specifically the engineering, economic and environmental implications of those needs as they pertain to the marine transportation infrastructure on which commercial navigation depends. The next public stakeholder meeting will take place on July 6 in Clayton, NY.

Assessing the Impacts of Water Withdrawals in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Basin

Limno-Tech, Inc. has developed a prototype modeling tool to assess the ecological impacts of withdrawals and diversions for a Great Lakes watershed, which provides practical and scientific support to the governors' and premiers' commitments under Annex 2001 of the Great Lakes Charter.

Great Lakes Forever

Great Lakes Forever is designed to raise awareness of the ecological value of the Great Lakes and concern about the threats to the ecosystem's health, and to encourage citizen involvement in Great Lakes protection.

Environmental Defence Canada

Formerly known as the Canadian Environmental Defence Fund, Environmental Defence Canada protects the environment and human health.

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Christine Manninen
GLIN Webmaster
Great Lakes Commission
Ann Arbor, Mich.