NOAA scientists are expecting a very large “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico this year following a relatively small one by recent standards in 2012 due to the worst drought conditions in 100 years affecting the approximately 41% of… Read More ›
Month: June 2013
This week in ocean news: Stories from Los Angeles Times, CBC News, Pew Environment Group, Bloomberg Businessweek, LiveScience, and Science Daily.
June 18, 2013 NOAA photo Less oxygen dissolved in the water is often referred to as a “dead zone” (in red above) because most marine life either dies, or, if they are mobile such as fish, leave the area. Habitats… Read More ›