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As reporters travel across the region, they’ll record the sights and sounds of the Great Lakes. You can find all of their videos here.

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How do you make people care about the Great Lakes? And why do oceans get all the attention?

"Daily Show" correspondent Michael Kosta answers those questions -- and campaigns for a Great Lakes makeover -- in a hilarious, irreverent piece that aired Tuesday night.

Gord Downie was more than the lead singer for The Tragically Hip, more than a Canadian rock icon.

Downie, who died recently of brain cancer, also was a great friend of the Great Lakes. Especially Lake Ontario, where he learned to swim.

Mike Harris of the Flint Development Center and John Rumpler of Environment Ohio talk about Flint and Environment Ohio’s Get the Lead Out program.

At the Healing Our Waters - Great Lakes Coalition conference in Buffalo Oct. 2017. Great Lakes Today reporter Veronica Volk interviewed Lana Pollack, the US Chair of the IJC, about Plan 2014 and its effects on Lake Ontario flooding this year.

There are 43 Areas of Concern in the Great Lakes region.  Five of them – the St. Mary’s River, Muskegon Lake, Clint River, Maumee River, and the Buffalo River –are the focus of a partnership between the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Great Lakes Commission.

Great Lakes Today’s Elizabeth Miller spoke with the commission’s Eric Ellis during the Healing Our Waters conference in Buffalo.

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