Environmental Stress

Overall stress levels from environmental threats are indicated in this graphic, with blue the least stressed and red the most stressed areas. GLEAM photo.

Environmental Threat Map Highlights Great Lakes Restoration Challenges

A comprehensive map three years in the making is telling the story of humans’ impact on the Great Lakes, identifying how “environmental stressors” stretching from Minnesota to Ontario are shaping the future of an ecosystem that contains 20 percent of the world’s fresh water.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2012