The Great Lakes hold a massive amount of water. They contain one fifth of the world’s fresh surface water.
In the U.S., there are more miles of coastline along the Lakes than along the entire Atlantic seaboard. We think of the Lakes today as a great place to play on the beach, to swim, to go fishing. But those huge, beautiful lakes are changing.
For more information on this series go to: The Environment Report.
Air date for this show: Sunday, 4/8/2012. You can hear The Listening Room Sunday nights at 9:00 p.m., on WWNO, 89.9 FM.