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  • The Importance of the Great Lakes

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    actions. This would be considered essential when dealing with large bodies of water like the Great Lakes which cross boundaries with two different countries The United States and Canada. To which the basin for the Great lakes are home to 40 million people, which can be further accounted to 1/10th of the population of the United States and one-quarter of the population of Canada, which is split into five lakes and their watersheds spanning more than 1200 km which includes two provinces and eight US states

  • Pollution in the Great Lakes

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    Overview Pollution in the Great Lakes is a major problem. It affects both Canada and the U.S. and has been a problem for over 50 years. Both the Canadian and American governments have taken action against this, but the problem hasn’t gone away yet. This report will talk about pollution, and its toll on the Great Lakes. It will also talk about what we can do to slow down, and hopefully stop pollution in these lakes. Environmental Issues There are many issues that have to deal with pollution. Everything

  • The Great Lakes In Canada

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    Introduction The Great Lakes, including Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, Lake Erie and Lake Ontario, are the largest freshwater lakes in the world, accounts for about 18% of the world 's fresh water resources. They are rich in water and other resources and the area of the Great Lakes extend more than 1200 km. The storage capacity of Great Lakes is about 23000 km3 and the surface area is around 244000 km2. Nowadays 1/10 of the Americans and a quarter of Canadians live in the lakes. Some of the

  • Analysis Of Great Lakes Conservation

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    Great Lakes Conservation The American Great Lakes; Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie and Ontario make up 21% of the world’s surface, fresh water. These lakes are home to a variety of wildlife species and fish that are a concern. The lakes also provide drinking water for 40 million people. Commercial fishing, sport fishing and Native American fishing are the major industries providing jobs in the Great Lakes Region and this impacts the fragile ecosystem. The urban runoff and sprawl, sewage disposal

  • Great Lakes Water Pollution

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    Introduction The Great Lakes provide almost half the water for the residents of Ontario. The Great Lakes also provides water to residents in Thunder Bay, Port Hope, Sault St Marie, Niagara and many parts of The United States to name a few. With 70% of the Earth covered in water only 0.1% of it is clean accessible drinking water. The Great Lakes plays a major role in helping to provide water for people that live near the American/Canadian border. However this resource is being mistreated. Water pollution

  • The Laurentian Great Lakes

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    Introduction The Laurentian Great Lakes are one of the largest sources of fresh-water in the world, but have been a continued receptacle of human pollution for many decades. Theories on how best to combat and prevent pollution have been offered, but adequate monitoring and execution of proposed theories is hard to obtain. Canada and the United States have been committed in a joint effort to improve the water quality of the Great Lakes for many years. In 1972 they both signed the 'Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement'

  • Analysis of Great Lakes Airlines’ Portfolio

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    This portfolio for Great Lakes Airlines will give business details about the airline’s operations and finances. It includes a brief history, financial performance and current economic standing, route structure and airport hub strategies, aircraft scheduling and fleet management, personnel, pricing schemes and fare wars, marketing, codeshares and alliances, and charter, freight, and contract services. History Great Lakes Airlines has been operating for almost 30 years, although the name has not

  • Great Lakes Directional Drilling

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    Around the mitten shaped state of Michigan, five gigantic lakes encompass the coast. Providing a spot for vacationers, fisherman, and much wildlife, the Great Lakes are the pride and joy of Michigan. The history of the lakes stretches back thousands of years, where glaciers carved the lakes out of bedrock. These lakes provided a surplus of food and access to easy travel for settlers hundreds of years ago. People around the Great Lakes area appreciate the diversity of wildlife, scenery, and rarity

  • The Great Lakes Of Lake Michigan Watershed

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    The Great Lakes are the largest surface freshwater system on Earth, with a basin that is home to around 30 million people (USEPA, 2015). Lake Michigan is the only one of the Great Lakes that lies entirely within the United States, with a maximum length of 307 miles and maximum width of 118 miles. The Lake Michigan shoreline, composed mainly of sand and pebble beaches, stretches 1,640 miles along the coasts of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Wisconsin, as well as some islands (NOAA, 2015a). The

  • History and Geography of the Great Lakes

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    There is no denying the presences of the Great Lakes, not only are they unavoidable, but they have also been a major player in the growing of civilization in North America and Canada. A person would have to live under a rock, no pun intended, to not know about these phenomenons. Most would ask from where did these Great Lakes come? How did they form? How are they beneficial? What are some of the Great Lakes here? A Great Lake is an extremely large inland freshwater sea, which is amazing since we