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Thursday on Lake Effect: Great Lakes Ecosystem, Fair Trade vs. Free Trade, Florentine Opera

Thursday on Lake Effect:

Could a popular treatment for diabetes be having a serious impact on fish in the Great Lakes ecosystem? Milwaukee scientists release a study exploring the impact of metformin on fresh water fish. Later, fair trade advocates say they’re concerned about who a new free trade deal might leave behind.What goes into successfully hooking kids on reading… And the Florentine Opera closes its season on a happy note with a new production of The Elixir of Love.


  • Rebecca Klaper & Nicholas Niemuth, School of Freshwater Sciences
  • Steve Watrous, Milwaukee Fair Trade Coalition
  • Marcia Wells & Faith Harkey, authors
  • Bill Florescu, Florentine Opera​