Researchers funded by Wisconsin Sea Grant have found that various amounts and types of dissolved organic matter combined with sunlight can break down different pollutants in the St. Louis River.
EPA-UW-Madison Research Fellow Ryan Lepak is looking at sources of methylmercury in fish and how it accumulates in and moves through the Great Lakes environment.
Sea Grant Contributed to Fox River Effort For three decades beginning in the 1950s, seven Fox River Valley paper mills manufactured or recycled carbonless copy paper. Like so many processes and products of the modern world, carbonless copy paper represented human ingenuity. Multiple copies of documents could be created at a single stroke and the Read more about Largest PCB cleanup in the world winding down[…]
According to a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 40 years of reduced mercury use, emissions, and loading in the Great Lakes region have largely not produced equivalent declines in the amount of mercury accumulating in large game fish.
The River Talk series continues at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the Lake Superior Estuarium. Matt TenEyck, director of the University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Lake Superior Research Institute, will present, “Influencing Industry and Research: Ballast Water.”
A new training program will support trainees at three levels (undergraduates, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows) while strengthening cooperation between the EPA and UW-Madison.
Harbor Centre Marina in Sheboygan was recently recognized for its environmentally responsible business practices to minimize water pollution by being re-certified as a Wisconsin Clean Marina.
A recent master’s graduate of the University of Michigan, Adam Arend is ready to expand his professional experience in the freshwater world.
Wisconsin Sea Grant will participate in three recently announced federally funded aquaculture projects that will support a sustainable, domestic food supply and decrease America’s seafood trade deficit.
To raise awareness about the complex cultural and material nexus that is “plastic,” Wisconsin Sea Grant has collaborated with the Chazen Museum of Art at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, which is presenting, “Plastic Entanglements: Ecology, Aesthetics, Materials.” The free exhibit opened on Sept. 13 and runs through Jan. 5, 2020.