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Prevents and resolves disputes between Canada and the United States under the Boundary Waters Treaty and pursues the common good of both countries as an independent and objective adviser.
Prevents and resolves disputes between Canada and the United States under the Boundary Waters Treaty and pursues the common good of both countries as an independent and objective adviser.

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May 2017 Water Matters quarterly newsletter:

Spring Melts Bring Water, Flooding Threats Outside the Great Lakes
Wrapping Up our Spring Semi-Annual
Preparing for Climate Change in the Transboundary Region
Impact of Snowpack Felt Throughout the Year
North American Water Watch Now Online
Watershed Board Projects Underway Across North America
Signs of Spring 2017

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Great Lakes Connection monthly newsletter from IJC - Linking Science and Citizens for Action - March 2017 http://eepurl.com/cCb3br 

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The latest Water Matters quarterly newsletter features articles on the St. Mary-Milk and Souris rivers, climate change, Okanagan basin, invasive species, more (Subscribe here http://www.ijc.org/en_/newsletter_subscribe) http://eepurl.com/cCBL4H

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What's so great about the Great Lakes? +TED-Ed
The North American Great Lakes — Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie, and Superior — are so big that they border 8 states and contain 23 quadrillion liters of water. They span forest, grassland, and wetland habitats, supporting a region that’s home to 3,500 species. But how did such a vast and unique geological feature come to be? Cheri Dobbs and Jennifer Gabrys takes us all the way back to the Ice Age to find out.

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A mass of energetic particles from the sun smashed into Earth's magnetic field just hours after the winter solstice, stirring up a display of the northern lights aurora over northern Canada. Sensors aboard our Suomi NPP satellite detected the energetic particles as they rained down onto Earth’s magnetosphere and into the gases of the upper atmosphere. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2inLoJ2
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Rare Blue Aurora Shimmers Over Lake Superior

Credit: Shawn Malone

Astrophotographer Shawn Malone captured this image of rare blue northern lights over Lake Superior in Marquette, Michigan.


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