Marine dead zones set to expand rapidly

Marine dead zones set to expand rapidly By Quirin Schiermeiernaturenews.com; 14 November 2008http://www.nature.com/news/2008/081114/full/news.2008.1230.html Rising levels of carbon dioxide could increase the volume of oxygen-depleted 'dead zones' in tropical oceans by as much as 50% before the end of the century — with dire consequences for the health of ecosystems in some of the world's most [...]

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Last chance for the oceans?

Last chance for the oceans? By John VidalThe Guardian Weekly; November 12th, 2008Marine protection zones may be the only answer as climate change and factory fishing turn the world's seas into dead zones. It was summer 2002 when fishermen between the towns of Florence and Lincoln on the north-west Pacific coast of the US began [...]

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